Posts Tagged ‘leave’

DOJ Employees Seek Paid Leave to Cover Out-of-State Abortions

A group of Department of Justice (DOJ) employees sent a letter to the Biden administration Wednesday with a call for workers to be granted paid leave at taxpayer expense if they travel out-of-state for an abortion.

Aussie Supermarket Chain Offers 10 Days Paid Gender Affirmation Leave

Coles, an Australian supermarket chain, is the latest company to go full woke, as it is now offering ten days of paid gender affirmation leave for transgender or “gender diverse” employees. 

ABC’s Hostin Blames Baby Formula Shortage on Lack of Federal Paid Maternity Leave

ABC’s legal analyst Sunny Hostin said Monday on ABC’s “The View” that she believed the nationwide baby formula shortage was, in part, happening because of America’s lack of federal paid maternity leave.

Unvaxxed Australians can’t leave the country because of a WHO treaty

As Senator Rennick says: “I cannot for the life of me see the health risks in an unvaccinated person leaving the country.” Paul Kelly, Australia’s Chief Medical Officer explained that it was due to Australia’s International Health Obligations. That’s an international treaty we signed because we’re a member of the WHO. As far as a quick search […]

Leave No Stone Unturned: What Propels the Racetrack Playa Moving Rocks?

Racetrack Playa is a dried-up lake located in Death Valley, California, USA. This dry lake is notable for its sailing stones, which are known also as sliding stones, rolling stones, or moving rocks. The sailing stones are a geological phenomenon that has been observed since the early 1900s. Although they have been studied for a […]

Addressing racial inequality in paid leave policy

It is time the an equitable paid leave policy meets the triple A standard: accessible, affordable, and adequate. Source

Canadians Advised by Federal Government to Leave Russia While Means Available

Aeroflot’s passengers planes are parked at Sheremetyevo airport, outside Moscow, Russia, March 1, 2022. (The Canadian Press/AP-Pavel Golovkin) The Canadian government has updated its advice for anyone considering travelling to Russia. In a new post on the government’s website, it says all travel to Russia should be avoided, and any Canadians who are already there […]

Video: Man Ordered To Leave Televised Q&A For Expressing Wrongthink On Russia

A Russian-Australian man was told to leave a television studio after he asked a ‘rogue’ question and pointed out that there is an alternative narrative to be considered surrounding the conflict in Ukraine. The audience member Sasha Gillies-Lekakis was speaking on a live Australian debate show when he expressed support for Russia’s actions in Ukraine, […]

Biden Orders Astronauts On ISS To Eat All The Freeze-Dried Ice Cream And Not Leave Any For The Russians

WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Joe Biden retaliated against Russia this morning when he directed astronauts aboard the International Space Station to eat all the freeze-dried ice cream and not leave any for the Russians. American astronaut Kevin Fjordway saluted the president bravely and then propelled himself to the station’s kitchen where he proceeded to gorge himself on […]

Neil Young Threatens To Leave Spotify Again Unless Vladimir Putin Backs Down From Ukraine

U.S.—Musician Neil Young has delivered a harsh ultimatum to Russian President Vladimir Putin, stating that he must either fully retreat from Ukraine or he will pull all of his songs from Spotify again.  “It’s time to hit Putin where it hurts. Sanctions are not enough. That’s why I’m bringing out the big guns and threatening […]

Dozens of passengers leave cruise ship in Italy after COVID outbreak

Dozens of passengers were taken off a cruise ship in Genoa, Italy, after testing positive for COVID, the operator said. At least 45 were removed from the MSC liner Grandiosa on Monday. According to RaiNews24, some 150 passengers tested positive. “As per protocol, the COVID-positive passengers and their relatives were immediately isolated in balcony cabins […]

‘Shattered spirits’: Young and able leave Western Balkans in droves, Macedonian census shows

The Western Balkans is facing an emigration crisis. This is particularly evident in North Macedonia, as its most recent census shows. The country has shed at least ten percent of its two million people since the last census in 2002, the latest numbers revealed. Abysmal economic growth and a lack of investment have clobbered the […]

Army And Navy Both Forfeit Football Game, Leave Billions Worth Of Equipment On The Field

Army And Navy Both Forfeit Football Game, Leave Billions Worth Of Equipment On The Field EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ—Fans were shocked at last weekend’s Army-Navy game when during the 4th quarter, both teams mutually forfeited the game and left billions worth of equipment on the field.  “Wow, I’ve never seen anything like this before. And I […]

Australians Also Boycotting Olympics Since Government Won’t Let Them Leave Their Homes

Australians Also Boycotting Olympics Since Government Won’t Let Them Leave Their Homes SYDNEY—On the heels of Biden’s diplomatic boycott of the China Olympics, the Australian Olympic team has announced that they too will boycott the games—but only because the police won’t let them out of their homes. “Don’t get me wrong, mate, I’d love to compete,” […]

Why Employees Become Motivated to Stay or Leave

An employee’s motivation to manage their career has more to do with them than what businesses do for them Businesses hope that by investing to make employees satisfied, this will motivate them to stay in their jobs and remain productive. It’s feared that dissatisfied employees will become motivated to leave prematurely. Yet not all employees […]

Violence And Intimidation Leave Bloody Imprint On Honduran Elections

Above Photo: Supporters of the progressive Libre Party at a campaign event. The Libre presidential candidate Xiomara Castro is set to win the elections on Sunday November 28. Xiomara Castro / Twitter. Ahead of Sunday’s elections in Honduras, Olivia Zúniga Cáceres, congresswoman of the Libre Party, talks about the violence, hate and intimidation suffered by […]

17 Wendy’s Employees Leave on the Spot by Taping Sign to Drive-Thru: ‘We Quit’

By Emily Rella Mass exodus from jobs have been anything but uncommon amid the rise and fall of the Covid-19 pandemic, with some dubbing the new attitude towards the labor market as The Great Resignation, as many have taken the past year and prior to reevaluate their priorities and what truly makes them happy. The […]

Scores of migrants leave camp for Belarus-Poland border

Hundreds of migrants remained stranded at Belarus’ border with Poland on Monday as the European Union agreed to slap further sanctions on the former Soviet nation. Amid the crisis, Poland has also reinforced its side of the frontier with 15,000 soldiers, in addition to border guards and police. In a briefing on Monday, Polish officials […]

Wealthy Americans get paid leave. Shouldn’t the rest?

Image Credit: Common Dreams For Ruth Martin, the fight for paid leave is both professional and personal. As Senior Vice President of MomsRising, she’s helped mobilize more than 870,000 calls and emails to lawmakers advocating for paid leave and other pro-family benefits in the Build Back Better legislation. As the daughter of a cancer patient, […]

Cuomo won’t leave New York alone

Even as Albany’s insiders focus on Cuomo’s successor, Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams, they privately continue chattering, worrying, that Cuomo might run for office next year, or at the very least employ his substantial remaining resources to influence critical races in the months to come. “I think he’s going to […]

‘He’s nuts and he’s got a vendetta’: Cuomo won’t leave New York alone

Even as Albany’s insiders focus on Cuomo’s successor, Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams, they privately continue chattering, worrying, that Cuomo might run for office next year, or at the very least employ his substantial remaining resources to influence critical races in the months to come. “I think he’s going to […]

Brian Williams to leave NBC News at year’s end

“This is the end of a chapter and the beginning of another,” Brian Williams wrote. “There are many things I want to do, and I’ll pop up again somewhere.” | Julio Cortez/AP Photo By ASSOCIATED PRESS 11/10/2021 11:01 AM EST NEW YORK — Brian Williams, who remade his career as an MSNBC host after losing […]

United Can Put Unvaccinated Workers on Unpaid Leave, Judge Rules

United Airlines can carry out its plans to place workers who receive exemptions from its COVID-19 vaccine mandate on unpaid, indefinite leave, a federal judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman, a Trump nominee, last month ordered United not to proceed with its plans as he sought to make sure workers who filed for […]

Qatar urges nationals to leave Ethiopia ‘as soon as possible’

Qatar, on Wednesday, called on its citizens to leave Ethiopia “as soon as possible” and to observe the highest degree of caution, two days after Addis Ababa declared a state of emergency amid fighting with Tigrayan rebels. “We call upon all Qatari citizens in Ethiopian territory to take the highest degree of caution and to […]

Bahrain calls on its citizens to leave Lebanon

Bahrain today called on its citizens in Lebanon to leave immediately, the state news agency reported. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait have recently withdrawn their ambassadors from Beirut in protest against statements made by Minister of Information, George Kordahi, prior to his appointment to the office, in which he said Yemen’s Houthis were […]

Thousands Of NYC Employees On Unpaid Leave As Covid Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that around 9,000 workers have been placed on unpaid leave for declining to comply with a covid vaccine mandate that took effect Monday. According to a report by the Associated Press : About 9 in 10 city workers covered by the mandate have gotten vaccinated and […]

Rising sea level forces villagers to leave coastal areas

Bangladesh, the low-lying delta nation, is particularly vulnerable to flooding and extreme weather. As cyclones and tidal surges hit its coastal regions, agriculture is being lost and people are being forced to abandon their lands. In northwestern Bangladesh, the village of Protab Nagar has an unusual type of mosque: a praying hall on a boat. […]

Muslims Warn Jews To Leave Seine-Saint-Denis, Paris ‘No-Go Zone’ — Jews Cry ‘Antisemitism’

(Algemeiner) The Jewish press is attempting to put an antisemitic spin on a turf war between Muslims and tiny remnant of Jews in what has become a Muslim-dominated neighborhood of Paris: Residents of a heavily Jewish neighborhood in Paris have been targeted in separate incidents this week that involved antisemitic hate mail delivered to their […]

UK Government failures leave older people “abandoned to die” in care homes during COVID 19 pandemic

October 21st, 2021 The first wave – it’s not rocket science. First the government sent thousands of elderly and/or vulnerable people from hospital to care homes at the start of lockdown in March 2020 (https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/press-release/2020/10/uk-older-people-in-care-homes-abandoned-to-die-amid-government-failures-during-covid-19-pandemic/). Given these elderly were in hospital, they MUST have been ill and therefore MUST have needed to be there. But […]

Southwest Drops Plan to Put Unvaccinated Staff on Unpaid Leave Starting in December

October 19th, 2021 Via: CNBC: Southwest Airlines has scrapped a plan to put unvaccinated employees who have applied for but haven’t received a religious or medical exemption on unpaid leave starting by a federal deadline in December. … Southwest’s senior vice president of operations and hospitality, Steve Goldberg, and Julie Weber, vice president and chief […]

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