Posts Tagged ‘workers’

Eleven workers rescued from China mine after being trapped for two weeks

Eleven workers trapped for two weeks by an explosion inside a Chinese gold mine were brought safely to the surface on Sunday. State broadcaster CCTV showed workers being hauled up one-by-one in baskets on Sunday afternoon, their eyes shielded to protect them after so many days in darkness. One worker was reported to have died […]

Hunts Point Produce Workers Continue Their Strike

Above photo: NYPD officers approach workers with the Hunts Point Cooperative Market to take them off the street on January 19th. Teamsters Local 2020. UPDATE: BREAKING: 21 train cars of merchandise turned back at Hunts Point Market strike line. “The locomotive engineer said, ‘we’re @Teamsters too,’ turned the freight car around, and headed back to Ohio.” […]

Police severely beat Palestinian workers after bogus terror attack tip-off

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French Workers Angrily Reject Social Distancing ‘Collars’

A coalition of big tech companies, including Microsoft is developing a COVID passport, with the expectation that a digital document linked to vaccination status will be required to travel and get access to basic services. The group is calling itself the Vaccination Credential Initiative (VCI), and includes Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle. The US health provider Mayo Clinic is also […]

Fastfood workers strike demanding $15 an hour and union rights

On Friday, fast food workers nationwide went on strike. It was a demonstration to demand higher wages and the right to unionize ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Pressuring Biden to deliver on his campaign promise, workers in several U.S. cities including Chicago, Charleston, Detroit, Durham, Flint, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, […]

Field Workers in China Continue to Serve North Korean Christians

Photo Credit: Korea Style/Pixabay North Korea (International Christian Concern) – Despite being the most dangerous country for Christians to live in, North Korea still has tens of thousands Christians (though actual number is impossible to obtain). Some of them remain underground inside, while others escaped to other countries to seek freedom. To serve the Christians […]

Rapper Post Malone Donates 10K of His Sold-Out Crocs to Healthcare Workers

Rapper Post Malone is giving away thousands of his sold-out Crocs shoes to healthcare workers in hospitals across the country. Malone and Crocs joined with the nonprofit Musicians On Call to gift 10,000 pairs of his Duet Max Clog II to caregivers, housekeeping staff, and other medical workers at about 70 facilities, People reported Thursday. “This […]

Israeli employer won’t sign labor agreement with Palestinian workers

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Restaurant and Hotel Workers Hit with Devastating Layoffs in November

The steep toll of the resurgent pandemic on workers in the hotel and restaurant sector came into view Tuesday in a government report detailing layoffs in November. Earlier reports, such as jobless claims numbers and the nonfarm payroll figures released on the first Friday of each month, had shown that layoffs were on the rise […]

Vons, Pavilions To Fire ‘Essential Workers’

Vons, Pavilions To Fire ‘Essential Workers’ Above photo:  Adrián Cerón, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Replace Drivers with Independent Contractors. California begins to see the devastating effects of Proposition 22. When Dylan’s grocery delivery arrived a few days before New Years, it came with some bad news. The delivery driver who brought his groceries from […]

Israir likely to stop Shabbat flights, lay off dozens of workers, CEO says

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Humanitarian aid workers who fathered children abroad tracked down using DNA

Researchers at King’s College London are tracking down men who fathered children while carrying out humanitarian work abroad. Test cases in the Philippines found men from Australia, Canada, the US and Britain had fathered children in the country while doing foreign aid work. The research – which uses genealogy technology – comes a decade after […]

“I’m Choosing The Risk Of Getting COVID”: Over Half Of Health Care Workers At California Hospitals Refuse Vaccinations

(Zero Hedge) California’s health workers are refusing to take the new COVID-19 vaccines – with over half of frontline workers at one hospital unwilling to take it, and between 20% and 50% of workers at other facilities who feel the same, according to the Los Angeles Times. New York nurse Sandra Lindsay becomes the first […]

50 Percent of Healthcare Workers in Riverside County, California Refuse To Take COVID Vaccine

The Facts: 50 percent of healthcare workers and hospital staff in Riverside County are refusing to take the COVID-19 vaccine. Reflect On: Why are those who have concerns with vaccine safety ridiculed and labelled as anti-vax conspiracy theorists? Why are the concerns never really acknowledged or addressed? Is the COVID vaccine even able to stop/prevent […]

COVID vaccine: Italy puts healthcare workers at the front of the queue for coronavirus jab

Eighty healthcare workers received their COVID-19 vaccines at a hospital in Rome on Monday. It is part of Italy’s policy of vaccinating medical staff before anyone else. Next will be the elderly and workers at care homes. Among the first to be vaccinated on Monday was Enrico Di Rosa, who was the first doctor to […]

Who will protect those who protect us? Dissecting the miserable conditions of the ASHA workers

Written by: Kishan Kashyap, Shubham Agarwal, Vaishak P If there is one thing that the Government has been exceptionally good at – it is its public relations and image management. On the 22nd of March in 2020, people gathered in their balconies and outside their houses across the country for the “Thaali Bajao” event where […]

Watch “Why Are Hospital Workers So Afraid Of The Vaccine?” on YouTube

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It’s Been A Long Nightmare Before Christmas For UPS And Postal Workers

It’s Been A Long Nightmare Before Christmas For UPS And Postal Workers Above photo: For postal and UPS workers, the peak season started in March with the pandemic… and it never let up. Photos: IMF Photo Cory Hancock (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0), Michael Shea. Every year, workers at the Postal Service and UPS expect to work […]

NYC Will Prohibit Major Fast Food Employers From Firing Workers Without ‘Just Cause’

NYC Will Prohibit Major Fast Food Employers From Firing Workers Without ‘Just Cause’ Above photo: A Chipotle location in NYC on March 21st, 2020. Kristin Callahan/Ace PIctures/Shutterstock.  NYC fast food workers would get increased protections under two bills that passed in the City Council on Thursday. The two bills would increase protections for workers at large fast food […]

Workers Suffer As US Pandemic Relief Bill Goes Nowhere In Congress

Above photo: Woman hugs a friend who came to pick up food from the church food bank in Tallahassee, Florida. Food banks have been overwhelmed since the beginning of the pandemic, Feeding America calculates that around 50 million in the US experience food insecurity. Alicia Devine/Tallahassee Democrat. As the COVID-19 pandemic spirals out of control […]

Workers Should Run The World

Above photo: CTA Bus Drivers in masks taking a break near Foster and Broadway in Chicago on April 1, 2020. Jes Farnum/Shutterstock. A Bus Operator’s Perspective. A conversation with Erek Slater, a bus operator for the Chicago Transit Authority. We chat with Erek Slater, a bus oper­a­tor for the Chica­go Tran­sit Author­i­ty, where he’s been work­ing […]

A Kind Heart is Needed to Resolve Issues of Farmers, Workers and Troubled Fellow-Citizens, Not A 56 Inch Chest

In democracies leaders are called upon time and again to resolve protests of people. In fact this is a primary responsibility of democratically elected leaders and the sense of responsibility should be all the greater for leaders who have received  enormous respect and trust of people, like a leader like Shri Narendra Modi of India. […]

PCHR Demands Relief for Workers Hurt by the Coronavirus Pandemic

Source Date: 14 December 2020 Time: 08:00 GMT The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights follows with concern the humanitarian conditions of Gaza Strip’s workers under the government-imposed restriction to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including nighttime curfew and weekend shutdowns that stated last Saturday, 11 December 2020. PCHR warns of the catastrophic deterioration in […]

Migrant workers are tortured, beaten to death in Saudi Arabia, Human Right Watch says

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Workers Speak Out In Defense Of COVID-19 Whistleblower Rebekah Jones

By Renae Cassimeda, WSWS. December 13, 2020 Above photo: Police raid the home of Rebekah Jones. FDLE. “We need more people in society to stand against these ‘leaders’ and speak the truth.” On Monday, Florida state police forcefully entered the home of Rebekah Jones with guns drawn at her and her family. Jones is a […]

iPhone manufacturer promised ‘protection’ by govt after angry workers TRASHED factory in India over salary dispute (VIDEOS)

Indian officials promised to restore order and conduct a “fair” investigation after a labor riot broke out at an Apple product plant not far from Bangalore. Police have been ordered to provide “necessary protection” for Taiwan-based gadget manufacturer Wistron, whose assembly plant was hit by a riot on Saturday morning, Karnataka State Industries Minister Jagadish […]

India: Largest Strike in World History : Over 200 Million Workers and Farmers Protest against Poverty and Unemployment Triggered by Covid Lockdown

India: Largest Strike in World History : Over 200 Million Workers and Farmers Protest against Poverty and Unemployment Triggered by Covid Lockdown Prepare For Change / Edward Morgan By Maria Aurelio, he general strike occurred in the context of the devastation brought about by the coronavirus pandemic in India. Added to this are the millions […]

JVS, Do The Right Thing And Fairly Compensate Your Workers

When I was a rabbinical student, JVS SoCal, then named Jewish Vocational Services, was there for me, helping me obtain the scholarship money that I really needed. At events for scholarship recipients, I saw firsthand that JVS helped lots of people, Jewish or not, and that many recipients were people of color, often the first […]

First US Covid vaccines should go to health workers and nursing home residents, CDC panel says

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted 13-1 on Tuesday to recommend healthcare workers and residents at long-term health facilities receive the first doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, upon approval, as state and local governments prepare to distribute a vaccine within weeks. Drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna have sought emergency use authorisation from the Food […]

Lives of Workers Should Matter

Contrary to what she is often made out to be, India is not a poor country. Rather, India is a rich country, the majority of whose people are so poor as to have a tough time securing two meals a day. India is a rich country with  multitudes of starving and half-fed men, women and […]

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