Coronavirus: Labour demands airport finding out review to slice quarantine

Coronavirus: Labour demands airport finding out review to slice quarantine

Image copyright EPA Airport coronavirus testing options should be explored as a way of cutting the number of travellers who must spend two weeks in quarantine, says Labour.A review of “chaotic” quarantine rules should consider a “robust testing regime”, given the “dire warnings” from the travel industry, the party says.PM Boris Johnson has said airport…

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Canada’s Labour Minister Filomena Tassi says classic earnings ‘on the desk’

Canada’s Labour Minister Filomena Tassi says classic earnings ‘on the desk’

Canada’s Labour Minister Filomena Tassi says the federal government is considering establishing a universal basic income as a way to help people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. As the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) ends in September and merges with a revamped employment insurance benefit program, anti-poverty activists have called on the Liberals to establish…

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Labour Reforms: Three labour codes in the upcoming parliament session

Labour Reforms: Three labour codes in the upcoming parliament session

The government will introduce three labour codes in the upcoming parliament session starting Monday. ET takes a look at the key provisions. CODE ON INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS Key provisions – Hiring and firing laws eased – States empowered to make changes on threshold – Legal backing for fixed-term employment Implications – Easier to hire and fire;…

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Labour Day bringing Joe Biden to Pennsylvania, Kamala Harris and Mike Pence to Wisconsin

Labour Day bringing Joe Biden to Pennsylvania, Kamala Harris and Mike Pence to Wisconsin

SynopsisDemocratic candidate Joe Biden is collecting a trio of Labour Day endorsements from organised labour while running mate Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence are set to campaign in Wisconsin as the 2020 presidential race, disrupted for months by the pandemic, enters its final phase. AgenciesDemocratic candidate Joe Biden is collecting a trio of…

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False news: Labour department won’t be making public payouts of R35 000

False news: Labour department won’t be making public payouts of R35 000

The Department of Employment and Labour has reiterated its warning to the public to remain vigilant of a scam that continues to make the rounds on social media, promising a payout of between R33 000 and R35 000. Scammers have re-created a fake Department of Employment and Labour website using the old coat of arms logo,…

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