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Lebanon to investigate Ghanaian domestic worker’s death | News

Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s labour ministry is investigating the death of a Ghanaian domestic worker after an Al Jazeera investigation revealed she feared for her life because of alleged abuse by her employers. Faustina Tay was found dead in the early hours of March 14 in a car park under her employer’s fourth-floor home in Beirut’s […]

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Deliveroo gives 500,000 free meals to NHS workers fighting coronavirus

Deliveroo drivers will take free food to hospitals (Picture: Getty) Deliveroo is delivering 500,000 free meals to NHS workers to thank them for their hard work during the coronavirus crisis. The delivery platform has teamed up with restaurants to offer free food for frontline workers. They’ve asking restaurants to give free foods, which they will […]

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Rescue Bill Would Extend Unemployment Benefits To Gig Workers : NPR

The economic rescue package passed by the Senate this week would let gig workers and other self-employed people seek unemployment benefits they wouldn’t normally qualify for. John Minchillo/AP hide caption toggle caption John Minchillo/AP The economic rescue package passed by the Senate this week would let gig workers and other self-employed people seek unemployment benefits […]

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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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Barrymore Furniture has filed for bankruptcy — leaving a throng of angry, unpaid workers in its wake

Barrymore Furniture Co. Ltd., an iconic Canadian furniture maker and retailer with a history in Toronto dating back to 1919, has filed for bankruptcy, leaving a throng of angry, unpaid workers in its wake. The company — which employed more than 50 people and was originally located in a brick factory on King Street West […]

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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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Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills workers at Hawaii navy base

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The shooting prompted a security lockdown A US sailor shot dead two workers before taking his own life at the Pearl Harbor military base near Honolulu in Hawaii on Wednesday. Officials say the gunman also injured a third worker before he killed himself. The incident prompted a lockdown at […]

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Families would be ‘crippled by Jeremy Corbyn’s tax rises if Labour seize power – including £2,400 bill for all workers’ – The Sun

MILLIONS of families would be hit by 12 crippling tax rises if Labour seized power, the Chancellor warned last night. Sajid Javid claimed working people would have to pay £2,400 each to fill a £385billion black hole in Jeremy Corbyn’s spending plans. 3 The hidden taxes in Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour spending plans have been revealed […]

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