Tag: COVID-19

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.

US reports 100,000 new Covid-19 infections a day

The COVID-19 outbreak in the United States exceeded 100,000 newly confirmed daily infections, the last milestone passed during the winter surge, driven by the highly contagious delta variant and low vaccination rates...

Tech giants introduce ‘jabs for jobs’ rules

Facebook, Google and Netflix have all said that they will need staff to be vaccinated once workplaces are completely reopened. The UK government stated that it has no plans to introduce a package of " no jab, no job " policies in the UK, but individual companies may introduce their own vaccination policies.

Job changers are the big winners in post-pandemic job market

.Employees who switched jobs during the pandemic receive higher wages than those who stay with their employers.

More workers are eligible for Covid exemption

ITV News understands that after the government has expanded the list of industries for which its employees are eligible for exemptions, the most critical workers can now avoid self-isolation of the coronavirus.

Unemployment benefits claims decline as US economy recovers

The number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits slid last week, another sign that the job market continues to recover rapidly from the coronavirus recession.

Compulsory masks for Las Vegas workers

Those who are working in Las Vegas and other parts of Clark County, Nevada will have to wear masks indoors again, but customers will not do so under the new regulations.

McDonald’s franchisees to offer tuition and child care to attract workers

McDonald's franchisees offer higher hourly wages, paid vacation and tuition fees to win over employees because restaurants across the industry are struggling to recruit employees.

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Do you feel like something is missing from your professional life? Are you wondering if this is the right time to start a new job? Amidst a global pandemic and economic downturn, your doubts are understandable. Yet, this could be just the right moment to take action and to re-set your career for steady growth, especially if you aspire to business leadership.

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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.