Government to ramp up support for laid-off workers

The Government is considering a proposal under which it could pay up to three-quarters of the wages of thousands of staff who have been laid off as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. In the interim, the Government on Friday night announced changes to its existing financial support arrangements, which would allow employers to top […]

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‘Federal government needs to get its [email protected]#t together’

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker had stern words for the White House on Saturday night as reports flooded in about lengthy lines and overcrowding at airports as travelers attempted to get into the U.S. amid new coronavirus-imposed screenings. Pritzker criticized President Donald Trump and his administration on Twitter as the new screenings were implemented for those […]

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Government could fail surplus ‘test’ says Labor – politics live | Australia news

Welcome to the last sitting day of this week. There is a one week break after this, and the mood in the building could best be described as ‘GETOUTOFMYWAYIHAVETOGETOUTOFHERE’, which, honestly, is a mood most of them have put on themselves. The Nationals are still trying to convince everyone that they have moved on. Party […]

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N.S. government extends Northern Pulp’s use of Boat Harbour wastewater treatment plant until April – Halifax

Northern Pulp will continue to use its Boat Harbour wastewater treatment plant until the end of April as the company prepares the facility for its indefinite closure. On Wednesday, Northern Pulp announced it had received an order from Nova Scotia Minister of Environment Gordon Wilson that directs the continued use of its wastewater treatment plant […]

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Congress nearing deal on paid parental leave for government workers

WASHINGTON — Congress is nearing a deal on paid parental leave for federal employees, according to four sources familiar with the negotiations. It’s a significant development for government workers but one that highlights the disparity with most American workers, who still aren’t given paid leave. The agreement would give 2.1 million non-military federal workers 12 […]

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London Bridge terror attack victim’s father lashes out at government

Boris Johnson is facing a backlash from a victim’s father for politicising the London Bridge terror attack today. The Prime Minister has launched a crackdown after 28-year-old convicted terrorist Usman Khan went on a rampage while out of prison on licence. Former University of Cambridge students Saskia Jones, 23, and Jack Merritt, 25, were fatally […]

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