Coronavirus furlough scheme to be gradually withdrawn, Sunak says

The UK chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the furlough scheme put in place during lockdown will start to change from August, when employers will be asked to resume paying their staff’s national insurance and employer pension contributions. They will then have to pay 10% of wages in September and 20% in October UK coronavirus … Read more Coronavirus furlough scheme to be gradually withdrawn, Sunak says

BREAKING: Chancellor reveals when furlough scheme will end

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a series of changes to the furlough scheme. Mr Sunak outlines changes to the job retention scheme, which has so far covered the wages of 8.4 million staff unable to work during lockdown – costing £15bn. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like … Read more BREAKING: Chancellor reveals when furlough scheme will end

Indian workers’ rights suspended to restart the economy

India’s government is being accused of using the coronavirus emergency to exploit millions of workers. After two months of lockdown, some of India’s biggest states have suspended most labour laws in a bid to restart the economy. Trade unions say changes to working hours, wages and health and safety standards weaken workers’ rights at a … Read more Indian workers’ rights suspended to restart the economy

India: Under Lockdown | 101 East

Social distancing and good hygiene are essential weapons in the fight against COVID-19. But how can you maintain social distancing in one of the world’s largest slums? How can you wash your hands regularly when there is no running water? And what happens when millions of people who survive on meagre wages are suddenly without … Read more India: Under Lockdown | 101 East

Raising wages in hospitals is an emergency

#coronavirus #nurses #hospital « The #government must quickly announce that there will be a substantial increase of salaries for the lowest salaried employees. That is the emergency. » Julien Taieb, gastro-oncology chief, Hospital Georges Pompidou, member of “Collectif Inter-Hôpitaux” Watch the full show : http://f24.my/6WIs.T Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news … Read more Raising wages in hospitals is an emergency

Economists and nurses call for medical heroes to be rewarded with increased wages | ABC News

One of the things the COVID-19 crisis has highlighted is the significant role of women on the frontline of the battle. In many cases they’re lauded as heroes. Campaigners are now looking at how to translate that new ‘social value’ into something more tangible, like reducing the gender pay gap. Zoe Daniel reports. Read more … Read more Economists and nurses call for medical heroes to be rewarded with increased wages | ABC News

Trump Says Pompeo Asked Him to Fire State Department Watchdog

President Donald Trump said Secretary of State Michael Pompeo asked him to fire the State Department’s inspector general, Steve Linick. “I don’t know the gentleman,” Trump said Monday at the White House during a meeting with restaurateurs at the White House. “I was happy to do it. Mike requested that I do it.” Trump notified … Read more Trump Says Pompeo Asked Him to Fire State Department Watchdog

Law&Crime NOW with Jesse Weber Attorney for Ahmaud Arbery’s Father Discusses Latest Developments in

Ben Crump is the attorney representing Ahmaud Arbery’s father. He joins Jesse, Cathy, and Linda Kenney Baden to discuss new developments in this horrific case. Markeith Lloyd is accused of killing Orlando Police Lt. Deborah Clayton in 2017. As his trial approaches, his attorneys are working to get jurors higher wages. Brian Buckmire joins to … Read more Law&Crime NOW with Jesse Weber Attorney for Ahmaud Arbery’s Father Discusses Latest Developments in

Law&Crime NOW with Jesse Weber: Ben Crump, Attorney for Ahmaud Arbery’s Father Joins Jesse Weber

We hope you enjoy this preview of today’s show. To see the full show, visit https://lawandcrime.com/where-to-watch/. Show times are 5pm ET & 9pm ET on Law & Crime Network. Ben Crump is the attorney representing Ahmaud Arbery’s father. He joins Jesse, Cathy, and Linda Kenney Baden to discuss new developments in this horrific case. Markeith … Read more Law&Crime NOW with Jesse Weber: Ben Crump, Attorney for Ahmaud Arbery’s Father Joins Jesse Weber

Ukraine’s Healthcare System is Struggling with Coronavirus

Ukraine’s health-care system is overwhelmed by the coronavirus with workers in intensive care units and morgues struggling with sanitary conditions, wages and protective gear. Ukraine has been at war for over 6 years with Russia-backed separatists in the east, this together with corruption has left the economy drained. Healthcare reforms inherited by Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s year … Read more Ukraine’s Healthcare System is Struggling with Coronavirus

Coronavirus: scheme paying millions of workers’ wages extended to October – BBC News

The government’s emergency scheme to save millions of jobs by paying most of people’s salaries will be extended until the end of October. The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has told the BBC that many jobs have already been saved by the furlough scheme. But there’s growing concern about the £14 billion a month cost of the … Read more Coronavirus: scheme paying millions of workers’ wages extended to October – BBC News

Rishi Sunak gives more detail on furlough scheme in UK – watch live

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will speak in the commons where he is expected to announce an extension to the furlough scheme under which the Government subsidises the wages of workers temporarily laid off due to the pandemic. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Global coronavirus updates ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/may/12/coronavirus-live-news-donald-trump-covid-19-lockdowns-who-russia-deaths-restrictions Support the Guardian ► https://support.theguardian.com/contribute Today in … Read more Rishi Sunak gives more detail on furlough scheme in UK – watch live

Coronavirus lockdown: The longterm effects on the UK economy – BBC Newsnight

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to announce plans to restart the economy and ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions. But how do you reboot an economy, when the government is paying the wages of more than six million citizens? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F The government is now paying the wages for nearly a quarter of … Read more Coronavirus lockdown: The longterm effects on the UK economy – BBC Newsnight

“New gold standard”: Ann Pettifor denounces private capital dictating rules of Covid-19 response

Ann Pettifor talks of a new “gold standard” crippling the response to the #Coronavirus pandemic. The author of The Case for the Green New Deal tells The France 24 Debate how in a throwback to the 1930s, this is fueling the rise of nationalism and authoritarianism. Pettifor insists the best way to pay for #Covid19 … Read more “New gold standard”: Ann Pettifor denounces private capital dictating rules of Covid-19 response