Health workers declare nationwide strike

‘’Such an action while the nation battles the COVID-19 emergency accentuates its illegality, as it  will compound and aggravate the challenges in health services, causing further risk and deaths to the sick in hospitals across the country as the COVID-19 pandemic has been declared as a situation of “Acute National Health crisis” by both the […]

No-shows and other fears: Daily life of food delivery workers in Vietnam

“Anyone in this ‘shipper’ business will face these situations at least once. I was lucky to get my money back, but other shippers have had to bear the brunt, [for example] drinking five cups of boba tea or eating two servings of family-sized hotpot [that no-show customers left them with]. It’s rather saddening.”

NFL, Dish Strike New Carriage Contract After Nearly Three Months of Haggling

Dish has earned a reputation in recent years as one of the industry’s toughest negotiators, and has not had HBO or Cinemax on its service since 2018. Univision was removed from Dish for nearly nine months in 2018 and 2019. In the fall of last year, Dish cut ties with a passel of regional sports networks that […]

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.

Recruitment demand rises, but employers can’t find enough workers

Master SoFa International Co., Ltd, a foreign-invested company in VSIP IIA Industrial Park, is recruiting 1,000 workers, at a monthly salary of VNĐ7-12 million ($300-520). Youngin Vina Bình Dương Co., Ltd in Thuận An City needs garment workers at an average monthly salary of VNĐ10 million ($430).

Edo 2020: I want INEC to conduct free, fair elections — Obaseki

“The governor here is the chief security officer in the sate, but here they are bringing more security officers into the state to assist him in maintaining peace.

Monday briefing: ‘Abide by rule of six,’ police plead

The papers The Guardian leads with “No 10 faces showdown as Tory rebellion over Brexit bill grows” and the Times agrees that is the best story of the day with “Law chief leads Brexit rebellion”. Others stick to Covid-19 for their main stories with the Mirror saying “Final virus warning” and the Telegraph “GPs warned […]

How was lockdown living with my partner? So good I missed her when she went to the balcony

At the start of the pandemic, I thought about getting into DIY – putting up shelves, doing home improvements and so on. That quickly fell by the wayside, but I did assemble a bar cart. We never had cocktails at home pre-Covid; now I mix a mean Manhattan. Like many basic millennials, I have also […]

Eat out to help out used 10.5m times in scheme’s first week

The scheme offers diners a 50% discount, up to £10 per person, at participating venues between Monday and Wednesday, typically the quietest days of the week. It runs until the end of August, and applies to meals and soft drinks consumed at a cafe, pub or restaurant.

UK cities should work for the people who live in them, not for distant shareholders

And these problems don’t just affect big cities. Part of the justification for agglomeration is that wealth generated in city centres will eventually “trickle outwards” as investors look for cheaper opportunities – hence Boris Johnson’s assertion in 2016 that a “pound spent in Croydon is far more valuable to the country than a pound spent […]