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Calls rise for Covid-19 vaccines for gig workers

Instacart wants its grocery delivery workers to get a Covid-19 vaccine, and its willing to pay a $25 stipend for them to do it. Instacart’s offer, unveiled late last week, is just the latest move gig worker companies like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2021

The high-rise office you left in March may not resemble the one you’re going back to. Here’s what workplaces may look like after the coronavirus shutdown.

Chicago companies are working to make their offices safe as workers return from COVID-19 shutdowns. It will be the biggest changes to the workplace since the aftermath .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 6th, 2020

The U.S. is pushing Mexico to reopen factories even as workers die of COVID-19

The United States wants Mexico to reopen its border factories, even as the coronavirus spreads and worker deaths rise. The United States wants Mexico to reopen its border factories, even as the coronavirus spreads and worker deaths rise......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 1st, 2020

The U.S. is pushing Mexico to reopen factories even as workers die from COVID-19

The United States wants Mexico to reopen its border factories, even as the coronavirus spread and worker deaths rise. The United States wants Mexico to reopen its border factories, even as the coronavirus spread and worker deaths rise......»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 30th, 2020

Health care workers say they"ve been told to keep silent on hazardous conditions

As hard-hit New York begins to show signs of a flattening virus curve, other hotspots around the country are seeing COVID-19 cases skyrocket. Illinois saw their confirmed cases rise by 1,000 in just a single day, while Michigan's larg.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 7th, 2020

Healthcare workers are so desperate for face masks they"re reusing old ones — here"s how you can help get them critical supplies

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Healthcare workers across the US are facing severe shortages of protective gear as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise. The situation is so dire that workers have resort.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 7th, 2020

BT boss gives salary to health workers, lifts pay for key staff

The head of Britain's biggest telecoms firm BT said he would donate his salary to health workers for at least six months and award a pay rise to his frontline staff who are maintaining broadband networks during the COVID-19 shutdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 6th, 2020

Duke lands $50 million to focus on protection for health care workers

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise across the nation, a Durham contract research organization has been tapped to lead a $50 million federal study focused on protecting health care workers from the disease. On Wednesday, Duke Clinica.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Arizona COVID-19 roundup: School workers to be paid; number of cases on rise

Arizona public schools will not be required to make up days lost to the novel coronavirus, and statewide testing was extended to May 31 under legislation signed March 27 by Gov. Doug Ducey. In addition, all school employees will be paid throughout t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2020

Working from home is on the rise – not just because of COVID-19

Before coronavirus, more Americans were already moving toward a work-from-home schedule. According to a study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, the share of full-time U.S. workers who primarily work from home rose dramatically over the pas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2020

The 14 countries with the most robot workers

A look at which countries are most embracing the rise of machines......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2019

These Countries Have The Highest Density Of Robot Workers

The rise of the machines has well and truly started. Data from the International Federation of Roboticsreveals that the pace of industrial automation.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 27th, 2018

Essential workers are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines Monday, but still ‘a lot of unknowns’ in workplace plans

Starting Monday, Illinoisans who work in grocery stores, manufacturing plants and schools will be among those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, presenting an opportunity — and challenge — for employers eager to see their workforces inocul.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribune7 hr. 36 min. ago

CityWatch: ‘After the year we’ve just had, aren’t we worth another $1 an hour?’

The strike at Hunt's Point Produce Market in the Bronx is another reminder that a long list of uncelebrated workers have kept the city afloat through COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch12 hr. 46 min. ago

Seattle Fire widens Covid vaccination effort

The department is running ahead of schedule after its first week of vaccinating senior living residents and staff, so it will begin giving shots to home care workers and supportive housing residents, too......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals17 hr. 36 min. ago

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock market extends record-setting rise in Biden’s first full day in office

U.S. stock benchmarks gave up early gains Thursday as investors ponder President Biden's prospects for combating the COVID-19 pandemic and boosting economic recovery with his legislative agenda......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 21st, 2021

Over half of companies will require a vaccine for employees to work on-site, survey says

A COVID-19 immunization record could become a business essential, as employers can legally require workers to get a vaccine. Dejan Dundjerski/Getty More than half of.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 20th, 2021

Could a COVID-19 surge lead to shutdowns at L.A. ports? Officials plead for dockworker vaccines

A Covid-19 surge at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has sickened hundreds of longshore workers, .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 20th, 2021

New S.F. report reveals $411 million budget gap next fiscal year, more to come

Cost are expected to rise over time with no certainty of high-wage workers returning to city offices when the pandemic is over......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2021

Aon Center plaza getting $6.5 million renovation, as workers expected to seek outdoor spaces after COVID-19

The owner of the 83-story Aon Center is investing $6.5 million to demolish and redesign its half-acre plaza in anticipation of greater d.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 19th, 2021