'You cannot edit out what we just experienced. There is not an edit button in my brain or in my soul. To experience this kind of racism at my job and there be nothing done about it, no discipline, no company-wide email, no reminder of what is appropriate in the workplace?' she said. … [Read more...] about ‘He doesn’t believe the law applies to him!’ Gabrielle Union calls out Simon Cowell for smoking inside on AGT after filing a harassment complaint against the music mogul and NBC
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On 13 March, Tyson had relaxed attendance policies for hourly workers: anyone who missed work due to illness from Covid-19 would not be fired or fined. On 31 March, it announced that workers would be eligible for short-term disability benefits should they fall ill. But it wouldn’t cover their full pay, only 60%. And not all plant workers qualified. Pressed on the gaps in the policy’s coverage for low-wage line workers, Tyson said in a statement: “We’ll work with them to explore ways we can help. We want to help everyone, even if they don’t have [health insurance] coverage.” The company also said: “If a team member is quarantined because they have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19, they receive full pay while they’re out.” … [Read more...] about The poultry workers on the coronavirus front line: ‘If one of us gets sick, we all get sick’
Professor Peter Horby (Chair): University of Oxford Professor Wendy Barclay: Imperial College London Dr Matthew Donati: Public Health England, Bristol Public Health Laboratory and University Hospitals Trust Professor John Edmunds: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Professor Neil Ferguson: Medical Research Council, Imperial College London Professor Andrew Hayward: University College London Dr Benjamin Killingley: University College London Hospital NHS Trust Professor Wei Shen Lim: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Dr Jim McMenamin: Health Protection Scotland Professor Peter Openshaw: Imperial College London Professor Malcolm Semple: University of Liverpool Professor Robert Dingwall: Dingwall Enterprises Ltd. and Nottingham Trent University Dr James Rubin: Kings College London Dr Chloe Sellwood: Co-opted Member, NHS England Dr Bob Winter: Co-opted Member, NHS England Professor Ian Brown: Co-opted Member, Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) Give now to The Sun's … [Read more...] about What is SAGE and how does Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies work?
Parents need to work to put food on the table but also need to care for their children. And they can't afford to get sick. Those strains existed before, but the lack of school and other child care programs and the deadly nature of the virus are compounding the pressures. … [Read more...] about In virus era, back-to-school plans stress working parents
Sentencing Shaikh to life with a minimum term of 14 years at the Old Bailey on Friday, Mr Justice Sweeney said: "I had already reached the sure conclusion in the original evidence that your claim of doubt to the police and others was a lie. … [Read more...] about UK’s first female suicide bomb plotter jailed over sick St Paul’s attack plan
As well as assisting Daniel Newey, it was alleged that Daniel had arranged with others to provide money and military equipment for terrorism and engaged in conduct in preparation to commit, prepare or instigate an act of terrorism between October 7 and December 7 last year. … [Read more...] about Ex-paratrooper who fought ISIS ‘sick to his stomach’ at being accused of terror himself