Tag: COVID-19

Fact Focus: Florida Doctors Did Not Walk off the Job

A news conference held by doctors in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, to urge the public to get vaccinated amid a statewide outbreak of COVID-19 was undermined online, with false reports claiming the doctors had walked off the job.

Laws must not restrict freedom in workplaces

For the past year and a half, countless Ohio businesses have struggled to make ends meet and remain profitable in the midst of a global health crisis that has taken a toll on the economy and financial stability of many.

Whitmer proposes $1.5B business boost

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed spending more than $1.5 billion in federal pandemic rescue funding on Monday to help boost the business climate, redevelop polluted sites, and take steps such as speeding up the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

University of Virginia disenrolls 200+ students who didn’t meet vaccine mandate

The University of Virginia has disenrolled students who did not comply with the school's Covid-19 vaccine requirement as the institution prepares to welcome back undergraduate students for in-person classes on Monday, according to a statement released on Saturday.

If UK workers refuse an office return, they may find their job is outsourced to India

Almost all British bosses are grappling with the working-from-home dilemma: how frequently should employees come to the office? Since the government implemented lockdowns in March 2020, at least one-quarter of the workforce – more than eight million people – has worked from home.

US likely to authorize COVID-19 booster shots

After months of fighting to persuade Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine, US health officials may soon face a new challenge: persuading people who have been vaccinated to get a booster vaccine for protection. Longer, because delta variants cause infections to increase again.

Labor Secretary talks about bright future during Contra Costa visit

Despite his long travel plans, U.S. Secretary of Labor Mattie Walsh stopped in Contra Costa County on Wednesday for two stops to discuss employment issues the day after the Senate passed the infrastructure bill. One trillion dollars aims to create many of them.

Irish wool sector deserves a Covid-19 support package

Sheep producers in Northern Ireland have to apply for Covid-19 wool industry support measures before August 12, Agriculture Minister Edwin Putz confirmed last week.

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G7 to commit $15 billion to boost girls’ education and women’s employment

When G7 Foreign and Development Ministers meet in London this week they will discuss investing $15 billion in developing countries in the next two years. This development fund will help women access jobs and build resilient businesses to combat the devastating economic impacts of COVID-19.

Kate Winslet talks about returning to delicatessen job after first Hollywood acting role

Kate Winslet has revealed she headed straight to her job at a delicatessen in her home town Reading after she finished filming her first movie.