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Union fury over proposed 1% pay rise for NHS staff

Belfast Telegraph 05 Mar 2021
The Government is facing a furious backlash after calling for NHS staff in England to be restricted to a pay rise of just 1% ... But health service unions denounced the proposed award as a “kick in the teeth” for staff who had given “absolutely everything” over the past year to keep the public safe ... Staff will think it’s some kind of joke.”.

Technical Advisor II- Agriculture and Livelihoods, WARO

Reliefweb 05 Mar 2021
Contribute to the development and implementation of agency-wide and regional strategies, standards, tools, and best practices in Agriculture and Livelihoods that effectively engage partners, donors, governments and the private sector ... Share opportunities for learning and exchange with CP staff.

Vizag, Tirupati among top 10 cities in MPI index

Deccan Chronicle 05 Mar 2021
He greeted all the government and private departments who were involved in submitting information to the ministry and noted the help and participation of all the staff and political leaders ... Securing the second spot in MPI is the result of the hardworking of civic body staff and cooperation of denizens,” he said.

Businesses double down on mask requirements despite states lifting mandates

Democratic Underground 05 Mar 2021
Despite the shift in rules from the government, many firms in the private sector have said they will still require their customers and staff to wear masks while at their ...

Budget 2021: Four things that critics say were missing

BBC News 05 Mar 2021
Extending the £20 boost to universal credit and the furlough scheme until September will help tenants plan ahead, "but much more is required to avoid a mounting crisis in the private rented sector," said Timothy Douglas, policy & campaigns manager for letting agents' organisation Propertymark.
photo: European Community / Iakovos Hatzistavrou
The first Covid-19 vaccinations are administered at senior citizen care home in Nicosia

“Complete Loss of Trust”: Half of French Home Health Workers Say They’ll Resist Taking Vaccine

GlobalResearch 05 Mar 2021
The report offers as nearby examples Germany and Switzerland, where resistance to the vaccine among home healthcare staff could be even greater than in France ...Peter Burri, head of ProSenectute, Switzerland’s biggest advocacy group for seniors, said at most half of nursing staff in the medical sector were willing to get inoculated.”.

The Okanagan Regional Library signs collective bargaining agreement with workers

Castanet 05 Mar 2021
"This new agreement is in line with other collective agreements in the public sector. It ensures that the Library and its staff can continue to focus all efforts on providing excellent ...

COVID-19: Health worker death toll rises to at least 17,000 as organizations call for rapid ...

Amnesty 05 Mar 2021
At least 1,576 nursing home staff have so far died from COVID-19 in the USA ... A recent report by UNICARE, a sector of UNI Global Union, highlighted how social care staff working in multiple settings, on temporary agency contracts, and in facilities with lower staff-to-bed ratios had higher rates of infection and death.

UCU Universities union steps up row over pensions

The Times/The Sunday Times 04 Mar 2021
The main university staff union said it could not rule out more strikes after the shock announcement from the sector’s pension fund that its finances were ...

Teaching positions are what's getting filled fast in UAE's job market

Gulf News 04 Mar 2021
Retail sector jobs are yet to make a full recovery. Strict guidelines on number of mall and store visitors allow retailers to operate with fewer sales staff. “For the near future, the sector will have to make do managing with a reduced workforce,” said the head of operations at a leading retail group.

Somali, AU military chiefs visit troops to plan joint operations

Sina 04 Mar 2021
"The visit has the objective to set up staff and coordination activities in sectors, to engage sector commanders on enhancing joint offensive operations, to promote the spirit of cooperation and to synchronize operation plans," Ndegeya said in a statement issued in Mogadishu.

External Relations Director, Smart Power Myanmar

Reliefweb 04 Mar 2021
Maintain formal and informal communication with key Government staff, parliamentarians, and other key public and private sector stakeholders, such as The World Bank, JICA, ADB and others, to promote awareness of and support for Smart Power Myanmar’s operations and initiatives.

Nurses' union anger over 'pitiful' 1% NHS pay rise

BBC News 04 Mar 2021
... for NHS staff in England next year, a nursing union has warned ... NHS staff have been excluded from a pay freeze for most public sector workers.

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