Posts Tagged ‘workers’

Surge in migrant workers leaving Delhi as spectre of another lockdown looms over India

With India seeing soaring Covid case numbers and new restrictions being enforced state by state, migrant workers have started queuing up at Delhi’s interstate terminals to return to their home towns and villages. Those fleeing the capital fear a return to the kind of lockdown India saw imposed overnight in March last year, a decision […]

Understanding India’s Migrant Workers’ Crisis through the Prism of Commodity Fetishism

As the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic intensifies in India, migrant workers are returning back to their villages. Imposition of new restrictions to contain the virus – like the announcement of a night curfew in Delhi – has instilled fears in workers that they will be rendered jobless and get stuck in the industrial […]

New York rabbis celebrate approval of $2.1 billion Excluded Workers Fund

Over 100 New York rabbis and cantors signed a letter in support of the recent inclusion of a $2.1 billion fund for excluded essential workers which was announced by the New York State Senate on Tuesday. According to the Senate, the fund aims to create a “long overdue income replacement program for New York’s estimated […]

INDIA: 19 health workers dead after COVID-19 vaccination; health experts demand investigation

The COVID-19 vaccination drive was kicked off on January 16 in India. Since then, at least 19 health workers have died post-vaccination. Doctors and public health experts write to the health ministry, demanding an investigation into the deaths. https://en.gaonconnection.com/19-health-workers-dead-after-covid-19-vaccination-health-experts-demand-investigation/?fbclid=IwAR3ZGAa76YIwxvZ11VD-itWjV-It9eMnp_dtZ0DQd57dTwednUZqzLb5YKE Photo: Ministry of Health. Frontline workers were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Gujarat. Share this: Like this: […]

BMJ Letter Opposing Mandatory Vaccination for Health Workers

The Most Revolutionary Act Dr K Polyakova’s challenges current Covid vaccination policy (and government failure to report serious vaccine side effects in April 2 letter to the British Medical Journal. View original post 443 more words Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Source 00 Hits: 0

White House: Moving All-Star Game ‘Undoubtedly’ Going to Cost Workers

Moving the Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star game from Georgia is going to cost people their jobs, the White House acknowledged on Sunday. “There is undoubtedly going to be a cost,” Cecilia Rouse, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, said when asked about a hypothetical popcorn stand worker who found out he won’t be hired […]

Police: Woman Allegedly Shoots at Burger King Workers over Drive-Thru Wait Time

A drive-thru order took a bad turn on Tuesday when a woman allegedly opened fire into the window of a Burger King in Memphis, Tennessee, according to police. “The Memphis Police Department said it all started when a woman got angry about how long she was waiting for her food at a Burger King on […]

Italy Mandates COVID-19 Shots for All Its Healthcare Workers

Italy’s government has announced that all health workers in the country must get a COVID-19 jab or face possible sanctions. A decree on Wednesday—approved by Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s cabinet—says that health workers, including pharmacists, “are required to undergo vaccination,” with those who refuse facing potential suspension without pay, according to Reuters. “The aim of […]

1,100 Mine Workers In Alabama Are Going On Strike

Above photo: Alabama Daily News. After the failure of contract negotiations, 1,100 mineworkers in West Alabama with United Mine Workers are going on strike against Warrior Met Coal. Over 1,100 workers at two Alabama coal mines and related facilities will go on strike starting Thursday, April 1, at 10:30 pm. United Mine Workers of America […]

Jewish union chief sees battle to organize Amazon workers as modern-day Passover story

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Controversial Georgia Law Requires Poll Workers To Check Voters For A Pulse

ATLANTA, GA—Republican Governor Brian Kemp has signed into law sweeping overhauls to Georgia’s election law, including a provision requiring poll workers to check for a pulse before allowing voters to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates decried the controversial bill crafted by the Peach State’s Republicans as an act intended to suppress turnout of the state’s […]

Amazon Hires Off-Duty Cops To Harass Workers, The Press, And Supporters

Above photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images. Bessemer, Alabama’s police chief has confirmed that off-duty officers have been hired by Amazon to act as “security” for the BHM1 facility in the middle of a historic and intense union drive. Two Left Voice reporters who were recently expelled from Amazon’s premises by the cops report from the ground. […]

Important Factors Hinder Rehabilitation of Workers Freed From Manual Scavenging

Although securing freedom for workers engaged in manual scavenging  and providing rehabilitation for them is supposed to be an important priority for the government, in reality progress has been very inadequate, slow and sporadic. The reasons for this are several, starting with problems relating to the proper definition and identity of workers engaged in manual […]

UK To Make Vaccines MANDATORY For Health Workers

Health experts have warned that there is a direct correlation between obesity and higher COVID-19 death tolls across the globe, findings that will not jive well with the woke trend to promote being overweight as ‘body positivity’. The London Telegraph reports that a study of 100 countries by the World Obesity Federation found that 2.2 […]

 Lack of water supply makes sanitation workers manually scavenge Indian toilets, says Toilet woman of India

Written by Sabha Zaidi and Neha Kumar Interview with Pragya Akhilesh in Ahmedabad, Gujarat while she is on a country Union Tour to assess the toilets in semi-urban and rural areas in India.  In 2018, Trade Unionist, Pragya Akhilesh, Toilet woman of India recorded more than 10 thousand abandoned toilets in the rural areas of […]

How employers punish workers for forming unions

Image Credit: Seth Perlman/AP This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. Workers at Solvay’s Pasadena, Texas, plant voted overwhelmingly to join the United Steelworkers (USW) in 2017 and looked forward to sitting down with the company to quickly negotiate a fair contract. Solvay decided to play games instead. Company representatives canceled some bargaining […]

In a historic victory over the fashion industry, garment workers have won billions in stolen wages

Image Credit: Remake.World In March 2020, Amanda Lee McCarty was laid off from her job. For years, she had been working in the fashion industry as a buyer and product developer. But as COVID-19 cases surged and lockdown orders were implemented across the world, retailers were faced with a dramatic plummet in consumer demand for […]

Don’t fire workers who aren’t vaccinated, Labor law experts prompt

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 5

A year of COVID anxiety has left many Israeli workers on edge

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 15

Workers Insist The $15 Minimum Wage Fight Isn’t Over

Above photo: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) at 2014 rally to raise the minimum wage. Sanders Senate office. Labor Groups Angry that Biden and Democrats Didn’t Push for the New Base Pay in the $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Legislation. Women comprise the overwhelming majority of frontline workers who risk their lives and the lives of their families […]

Foreign Workers in the Third Reich

Foreign Workers in the Third Reich Between 1997 and 2001, a broad jewish media campaign occurred in Germany reporting about the widespread use of so-called forced laborers in Germany during the Third Reich period. These people were brought into the German Reich from German-occupied territories allegedly against their free will, and it is claimed that […]

Bloomberg: White-Collar Visa Workers Take 2/3 of New Tech Jobs Each Year

Two-thirds of entry-level tech jobs go to compliant foreign guest-workers, not to the young American professionals who may create a new wave of establishment-shaking companies, according to a report from Bloomberg. In 2018, “the U.S. had between 96,000 and 143,000 openings in IT occupa­tions that typically went to candidates with a bachelor’s degree or higher […]

Amazon Workers In Italy To Go On First Strike

Amazon’s workforce in Italy will go on its first collective strike later this month, trade unions have confirmed. All 8,500 employees in the country are expected to hold a 24-hour walkout on 22 March after negotiations between their representatives and the online retailer broke down. The three national unions supporting them accused Amazon of showing an “unwillingness to positively address” issues […]

France Threatens To Make Covid Jabs Compulsory For Health Workers Because Of ‘Unacceptable’ Uptake

The French government claims that the level of Covid-19 vaccine uptake among health care workers “is not acceptable” and warns that if vaccination rates don’t improve it could make the jab compulsory. Government spokesman Gabriel Attal told Le Parisien newspaper: “For the last year our health workers have been heroic, but the vaccination rate among […]

Israel to vaccinate Palestinian workers at settlement and in checkpoint starting Sunday

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Gaza vaccinates healthcare workers as West Bank mulls another full shutdown

Gaza received its second batch of Russian vaccines on Monday, as local lockdowns come to a close. However, in the West Bank where vaccine roll out started earlier, a potential new coronavirus wave has health officials considering yet another broad scale closure.  An initial shipment of 2,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V arrived in Gaza […]

Illegal workers from Moldova ‘smuggled into France on fake passports’

European police forces say they have dismantled a vast criminal network that was exploiting illegal migrant workers in France. Between 100 and 150 construction workers from Moldova were smuggled across Europe to work on French building sites, authorities said. A total of 38 people have been arrested in France, Romania and Moldova for their alleged […]

6,500 Asian Workers Died Building FIFA World Cup 2022 Stadiums In Qatar

Qatar was awarded the FIFA World Cup 2022 hosting in 2010 and death of migrant workers has been reported since then. An average of 12 migrant workers died each week in 2011 to 2020. The sources suggest slack safety protocols surrounding construction of stadiums and infrastructure in Qatar were the reason for these deaths. These migrant workers […]

Hospitals in France forced to SLOW DOWN covid vaccinations as healthcare workers fall ill in droves – NaturalNews.com

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Rome entertainment workers take to streets in protest at coronavirus restrictions

Hundreds of culture sector workers demonstrated in Rome on Tuesday to demand action from the government after the pandemic has seen their work halted for over a year. Actors, musicians, performers and dancers took to the streets to show their frustration, with many saying they faced severe economic difficulties during the long period of closure […]

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