Violence is driving hospital workers to resign, union says

An “exodus” of hospital workers will get worse unless the Ontario government tackles a growing problem of violence and attacks against its mostly female workers by hiring more staff, says the Canadian Union of Public Employees. “The pandemic has brought further erosion to our working conditions,” CUPE’s Sharon Richer told a news conference Tuesday, citing … Read more

EU airlines face strikes and struggle to find workers on post-covid summer trips

Some airlines and airports are struggling with demand for post-covid travel. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images LONDON — Delays, cancellations and strikes. It’s been a confusing time for many European tourist hotspots as airlines and airports struggle to cope with pent-up demand for travel following the Covid-19 lockdowns. Thousands of flights have … Read more

An exceptional media briefing for the UAE government on Corona developments

The UAE government has confirmed that it will hold an exceptional media briefing on the latest “Covid 19” related developments at 5:30pm today, Monday 4th July 2022. The National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority said via its official Twitter account, “Stay tuned for the UAE government’s exceptional media briefing on developments related to #Covid19 … Read more

Saskatchewan Pharmacists Under Pressure, Says Corporate Vice President – Saskatoon

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on pharmacists. Vice President of London Drugs Pharmacy and Healthcare Innovation Chris Chiew says the industry is overwhelmed during the pandemic and the lack of new pharmacists is making it difficult for current pharmacists to keep up with the growing number of tasks they need to do. “We … Read more

Omicron’s BA.5 Variant Could Threaten Your 4th of July: How to Stay Safe

Americans are supposed to celebrate the 4th of July holiday on Monday — and the omicron BA.5 subvariant of Covid could be an uninvited guest at parties across the country. The new subvariant is already circulating rapidly: during the week ending June 25, BA.5 accounted for 36.6% of reported Covid cases in the country, according … Read more

She wants us all to pay for her move to LA

DEAR HARRIETTE: A longtime – but not necessarily close – friend of mine has struggled financially for as long as I’ve known her. Harriete Cole This year, she told me she is making it her mission to move from our college town to a town where she can start over. She decided to move to … Read more

What is happening with Covid vaccines for children under 5 in the UK?

Children over the age of six months and under five will now get the Covid vaccine in the US, but will the UK follow? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s external advisory committee unanimously voted to recommend the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for children under five across America, after data found both … Read more

Open Office: How LinkedIn redesigned its flagship for hybrid work

In LinkedIn’s new main office, desks are no longer the main focus. With dozens of different work settings and conference rooms, the company is using its office as a hub for its hybrid workforce. The WSJ gets a unique look inside. Photo: Karl Mollohan for The Wall Street Journal

The end of working from home? Most Canadians return to office as 1 in 10 stay at home: survey – National

More than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic, most Canadians have returned to their pre-pandemic working conditions – but for one in ten employees, the work-from-home lifestyle continues. This is the latest survey by Ipsos, which found that three-quarters of Canadian workers have returned to their original place of work. “Most of us are back … Read more