Workers to demand minimum wage increase during may day celebration
30 April 2017 | 5:52 am
Workers to demand minimum wage increase during may day celebration.
8 Oct 2021
Dubai's Expo has released figures on construction-related casualties for the first time — amid criticism of the Gulf state's workers' rights record.
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After a series of protests at the groceries delivery service, Gorillas workers claim working conditions have only gotten worse. But the company is sending a clear message to dissatisfied workers — strikers will be fired.
22 Oct 2021
It has been five years since the German government enacted the prostitution protection act. Lawmakers say it protects vulnerable people; many sex workers say it is discriminatory, stigmatizing and has increased risks.
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On average, 40% of health professionals in the world are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 but this figure hides huge disparities between regions, regrets Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the WHO.
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Germany is relatively new to the list of countries with a minimum wage. Now, government coalition talks are considering raising it without using the country's independent expert commission. There are pros and cons.
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Millions of domestic workers in Africa continue to work under sometimes appalling conditions with very little pay. Trade unionists are now calling to integrate them into the formal sector.
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7 Dec 2021
The coronavirus Delta variant is spreading across Europe, with almost all new infections in people who have not been vaccinated. Yet many still refuse to be inoculated. Healthcare workers in France and Greece will soon have to decide: either be vaccinated or face unemployment. Is it the right way to go?
10 Dec 2021
The CEO of mortgage company Better.com has apologised for firing 900 of his employees on a Zoom call. The video of Vishal Garg announcing the layoffs went viral online, and he has now published a statement admitting he "blundered" through the move, and that the manner of his announcement "made a difficult situation worse." Also today, Turkey's president appeals for patience over his economic policies, as Turks face spiralling inflation and a plunge in the value of the lira.
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