Tag Archives: Social

Social Security’s disability program desperately needs fixing

Some say history judges a nation by how it treats its most vulnerable people. The United States might fare poorly if we look at the Supplemental Security Income program, which provides need-based cash assistance to about 8 million extremely poor disabled and elderly people. Established in 1972, SSI has strict disability standards and is an… Read More »

IFCO continues to deliver on its social responsibility & engagement commitment globally under difficult circumstances

Donated RPCs, incentives for employees in most relevant roles, and support of logistics staff help to maintain food safety during the pandemic for those in need around the globe Munich, Germany, December 14, 2020: IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, continued to deliver on its social responsibility and… Read More »

Children don’t need to wear masks or follow strict social distancing when they return to school: SickKids experts

Article content continued Children wearing face shields sit in class at Kinugawa Elementary School on June 3, 2020 in Nikko, Japan. Carl Court/Getty Images Fisman said there is no basis for that statement. “If you wanted to create super-spreader events, the way to do it would be to gather large groups indoors and have them… Read More »

Recovering from addiction during a time of uncertainty and social distancing

The COVID-19 crisis has created a time of uncertainty and anxiety for people around the world. Health professionals and other hospital staff are working around the clock to reduce and prevent the harmful consequences of the virus’s spread. Many people are uneasily wondering how they will manage their existing health problems when the support systems… Read More »