Workers

NEARLY half of NHS workers were infected with Covid during the peak of the epidemic, leading scientists claim. Sir Paul Nurse, Francis Crick Institute director, told MPs today that "up to 45 per cent"...

WORKERS could be forced to wear face masks in the office as the Government faced heavy backlash over the delay in making them compulsory in shops. The Environment Secretary refused to rule out making...

New covid hotspot as 73 workers who live together in trailers test positive for coronavirus at a Herefordshire vegetable farm that supplies Tesco, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Asda and M&S –...

FOOD factory workers are going into work sick and refusing to take coronavirus tests over financial fears. Meat packers worry isolation will put them onto £95-a-week sick pay and force them into poverty,...

If anyone deserves a proper holiday once the coronavirus pandemic is all over, it’s NHS workers. The people tasked with saving lives and tackling the overwhelming horror of Covid-19 are being thanked...

Dozens of NHS workers take part in a candlelit vigil to pay tribute to coronavirus victims  The vigil was also to mark the upcoming 72nd anniversary of the NHS on Sunday About 50 NHS staff carried a...

Workers’ health starts to fail at the age of 59 as a study reveals the nation’s divide with those in the Northeast more likely to fall ill before retirement age Employees at 50 can expect...

Boris Johnson vows that workers who bore brunt of austerity WON’T have pay to revamp economy after coronavirus as he vows to usher in ‘decade of investment’ PM will unveil ‘decade...

A QUARTER of furloughed workers are likely to lose their jobs when the Government cuts payouts, a poll has found. Reductions to the amount being spent on the scheme will start in September. ⚠️ Read...

AT LEAST 158 workers have tested positive for coronavirus at a chicken processing plant in North Wales, authorities have said. Production was stopped at the 2 Sisters factory in Llangefni, Anglesey, on...

600,000 workers have lost their jobs and nearly 3million are on benefits… and there’s worse to come as economy recovers from coronavirus crisis, experts warn Jobseekers’ Allowance or...

A LANDMARK civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, the Supreme Court has ruled. In a surprise move, conservatives Chief Justice John Roberts and Neil Gorsuch joined the...

Villagers in the Huancavelica region of Peru are detaining eight technicians who were repairing an antenna, over fears their work would spread Covid-19. The villagers mistakenly believed that the workers...

BRITS should retrain as a doctor or nurse if they are made redundant due to the coronavirus crisis, the head of the NHS has said. Sir Simon Stevens said a recession could present “new opportunities”...

TWO of the four suspects in custody for the kidnapping and murder of a millionaire weed magnate worked for the 50-year-old man, cops say. Cannabis businessman Tushar Atre was sleeping in his California...

Are you sure about that Boris? IFS says exempting foreign NHS workers from levy for UK healthcare would only cost £90m after Boris Johnson used ‘£900m’ figure in PMQs row with Sir Keir Starmer The...