Can I go to work? The list of key workers and essential roles, explained

As part of an unprecedented lockdown of British life, the Government has announced that schools will close except for the children of “key workers”. On Monday evening it was also announced that people should only leave their homes to go to work where it is absolutely necessary. But who is classed a key worker? The Department […]

China demands Chinese workers leave U.S. news outlets as online taunts continue

Beijing on Friday ordered at least seven Chinese nationals to walk away from their jobs at American news outlets, escalating the public spat between the superpowers over press access. News assistants at The New York Times, Voice of America and two other outlets were dismissed from their positions and told to go home, according to the Committee […]

Death toll hits 144 as list of UK key workers is released – Covid19 latest – The Sun

KEY workers whose children will be allowed back to school as they play a crucial role in Britain’s fight against coronavirus have been named by the Government. The working heroes include nurses, police officers and delivery drivers and their children will be exempt from the decision to close classrooms from Monday to stop the spread […]

Coronavirus live updates: Quebec offers cash to workers forced into self-isolation

Hello, Gazette readers. This liveblog will be updated throughout the day with the latest coronavirus-related news.  Please send questions or comments to [email protected] Quebecers who think they have symptoms of COVID-19 should call Quebec’s hotline at 1-877-644-4545. Quebec offers cash to some of those self-isolating (updates below) At his second Quebec City press conference of […]

Google’s top managers now want to ‘be evil’ — can the workers stop them?

So much for “don’t be evil.” As The Post reported Friday, ex-Google executive Ross LaJeunesse told the world in interviews and a Medium post that company honchos had sidelined him for pushing attention to human rights at the expense of profits. LaJeunesse, who left Google in April, is now running for the Democratic nomination to […]

Refuelling workers at Montreal’s Trudeau and Mirabel airports reject contract

Workers who refuel aircraft flying out of Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau and Mirabel airports rejected a deal on Friday night that had been proposed by their union, opening the possibility of a strike in the coming days that could seriously hinder air travel in Montreal. Employees of Swissport Canada, voted 90 per cent against the deal, multiple reports […]

LILLEY: Government workers take home more than the people paying the bills

Want a raise? Get a government job. That’s one of the takeaways from a review of public and private sector wages and benefits conducted by the Fraser Institute. Researcher Ben Eisen, a senior fellow at the Fraser Institute, reviewed the wages reported to the federal government last year and found public sector employees made more […]