Key workers and public services need more support, say UK unions

“Unions pushed for the job retention scheme. Millions of livelihoods were saved – both employees and the self-employed,” she will say.From this Thursday, it will be just 45 days before the JRS ends. That’s the notice period that companies have to give if they intend to make mass redundancies.

San Francisco Supes Place CEO Tax, Affordable Housing Plan On Ballot

“Inequality in our city and in our country has skyrocketed over the last number of years. In the last 30 years, executive salaries in the U.S. have skyrocketed by 940 percent, while regular worker salaries have grown by just 11 percent.” Haney said.

Heavenly thanks! Boris Johnson claps for carers from steps of Downing Street after NHS workers saved his life during coronavirus battle – as rainbows break through clouds while millions cheer on doorsteps across UK

She added: ‘From the bottom of my heart a billion thank yous to the extraordinary NHS workers whose skills, dedication and downright guts in the face of so much personal risk, are keeping my Derek alive, just as they are for thousands of other COVID patients

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing

Mike Clark, a division president at Hollingsworth and Vose, a meltblown maker based in East Walpole, Massachusetts, said his company has tripled production of meltblown for masks by ramping up and exiting other markets. But he and other makers have reservations about investing significant amounts of their own money .

Hollywood Celebrities Urge People to Become Poll Workers: ‘Voter Suppression Is a Very Real Problem. You Can Change That!’

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Coronavirus: Young people and home workers scapegoated, says TUC boss

‘Moral injustice’With millions on furlough or working from home, Ms O’Grady said, the coronavirus crisis had created a “new working class suddenly, who have been working right through this crisis, often in jobs more exposed to the virus, from refuse collectors to social care workers”.

We Need to Hear More Stories From Domestic Abuse Workers on the Frontline, Professor Says

Professor Atakav: The pandemic has been regarded as having a huge impact on domestic abuse victims and survivors, you know, not only just victims but also survivors. In fact, people have been calling domestic abuse in the UK as a shadow pandemic. With the lockdown in particular, the increase in the calls to the help lines […]

Trump payroll-tax deferral for federal workers sparks backlash

Sen. Chris Van HollenChristopher (Chris) Van HollenSenators urge administration to make payroll tax deferral optional for federal workers Democrats divided over 1998 embassy bombing settlement Trump payroll plan would deplete Social Security by 2023: Administrator MORE (D-Md.), who took the lead on a letter from senators this week that also requested that the deferral be […]

Our lost coronavirus heroes – the faces of fallen frontline NHS and care workers

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Renovation ‘rookies’ in their thirties buy a 1983 ‘haunted house’ and transform it into a VERY stylish getaway home

‘When we first got the keys it was winter and the house had no insulation, so sleeping on the floor during that period was definitely hard because we were basically camping inside the house,’ she explained.