Tag Archives: Workers

Bangladesh to pay migrant workers in Saudi Arabia Tk 25,000 for hotel quarantine

The expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment ministry made the announcement on Sunday, saying that the expatriates who have travelled to or are travelling to the Gulf kingdom between May 20 and Jun 30 will get the funds. As per Saudi rules to prevent the spread the coronavirus amid the pandemic, Bangladeshis must quarantine at hotels… Read More »

Can I get workers’ compensation for hearing loss?

Workplace-related hearing loss is a common issue, especially as our world gets noisier.  Without adequate hearing protection, manytypes of jobs can cause hearing loss. While noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) can happen in every industry, it’s more likely to affect people who work in manufacturing, mining and oil/gas extraction, agriculture, construction and carpentry. Many military jobs also… Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline offloads Polish plant with 700 workers to French CDMO Delpharm

With plans to take its consumer healthcare joint venture with Pfizer public in the next few years, GlaxoSmithKline has been in Marie Kondo mode for some of its expansive global assets. After cutting a Canadian plant with 400 workers earlier this year, GSK is now hiving off an even bigger facility in Poland.  GSK has sold… Read More »

Coronavirus UK: Health workers and at-risk to get vaccine first

Frontline NHS and social care workers, over-50s and Brits with heart or kidney disease will get Covid-19 vaccine first when it becomes available, Matt Hancock reveals Health Secretary made the announcement in Downing Street press conference Mr Hancock said the advice would allow Britain to ‘protect the most at-risk first’  Imperial College London started human… Read More »

Pennsylvania mandates more COVID-19 protections for hospital workers

Dive Brief: The Pennsylvania Department of Health this week issued an order requiring hospitals to update protocols ensuring staff safety throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. New policies include universal mask wearing for everyone entering a facility and comprehensive contact tracing among workers. Hospital staff who have been in contact with confirmed or probable COVID-19 cases must… Read More »

Medical workers claim police officers are targeting them

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Frontline medical workers are now being overwhelmed on two fronts – the coronavirus and now the police,  who they accuse of targeting them during the George Floyd protests. READ MORE: Voice is heard saying ‘shoot those motherf**kers’ on NYPD radio The Daily Beast reported that medical workers are being targeted… Read More »