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Workers at Google parent company Alphabet form trade union

dpa/GNA - In a first, employees at search engine Google's parent company Alphabet have formed a trade union. The Alphabet Workers Union represents more than...
Covid Positive

Mystery Covid-19 case detected in New Zealand

Workers in the central business district of New Zealand's largest city have been asked to work from home after the country announced a new...
Employment Security

Government will ensure employment security for communication sector workers

Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister for Employment and Labor Relations has said Government would ensure job security for workers of the communication sector. He said...
Rescued illegal immigrants are seen in Tajura, eastern Tripoli, Libya, Feb. 18, 2020. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that Libyan Coast Guard rescued more than 300 illegal immigrants off the Libyan coast on Monday. More than 1,500 illegal immigrants have been rescued off the Libyan coast so far in 2020, said the IOM. (Photo by Hamza Turkia/Xinhua)

Millions of migrant workers stay put over COVID-19

Nearly 30 million migrant workers in China have chosen to stay in their hometowns so far this year due to the impact of...

Nkwanta South Assembly defaults in payment of workers SSNIT contributions

The Nkwanta South Municipal Assembly in the Oti Region has defaulted in the payment of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) of...
Stage Set Collapses

9 workers trapped as tunnel collapses in south China

Nine workers have been trapped after a tunnel under construction collapsed in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The accident happened at...
AFP/File / Wang Zhao Reports suggest Chinese authorities should accelerate reforms, allow migrant workers to settle in cities to expand demand, and further cut taxes

Libya’s migrant workers suffer from repercussion of COVID-19

Hussein Ali, who came to Libya from Niger three years ago, didn't expect that the strict measures against the COVID-19 pandemic cost him...

Uganda puts refugee settlement under lockdown after aid workers test positive for COVID-19

Uganda has put Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in the western district of Kikuube under lockdown after aid workers tested positive for COVID-19, a spokesperson of...
Kumasi Metro Mass

Kumasi Metro Mass terminal locked after workers demonstration

The Kumasi terminal of the Metro Mass Transit remains locked on Thursday with heavily armed security personnel patrolling the area. ...

Poor, youth, women hardest hit by pandemic

Workers in food and accommodation, and wholesale and retail trade, are the hardest hit for having the least "teleworkable" jobs, with the poor, the...

18 health care workers at Zimbabwe public hospital test positive for COVID-19

Eighteen health workers at a public health facility in Zimbabwe's second largest city Bulawayo have tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with...

COVID-19 infections among U.S. meat, poultry processing workers affect large population

COVID-19 outbreaks among meat and poultry processing facility workers can rapidly affect large numbers of people, according to a report of the U.S. Centers...

COVID-19 Spread: 695 co-workers at Tema Fish Processing Factory got exposed

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says the total number of workers who have been exposed to the new coronavirus from their colleague at a...
Covid Re Testing

Majority of world’s healthcare workers go to work when sick: survey

More than 95 percent of workers around the world still feel obliged to work when sick despite the COVID-19 pandemic, an Australian survey has...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania says COVID-19 no pretext for treating workers unfairly

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday urged employers in the east African nation to stop treating workers unfairly on the pretext of the COVID-19...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

May Day: Veep outlines 37 achievements of President Akufo-Addo’s government

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has extolled the hard work and unmatched record of President Akufo-Addo's Government as Ghana and the rest of...
Mr Alex Frimpong Chief Executive Officer Of Gea

Ghana Employers’ Associations lauds invaluable role of workers

The Ghana Employers’ Association (GEA) has extended its warm felicitations to all workers on the occasion of the May Day celebrations in Ghana. A statement...
Trades Union Congress of Ghana (TUC-Ghana)

TUC urges workers to see fight against COVID-19 as shared responsibility

Dr Yaw Baah, Secretary-General, Trades Union Congress (TUC), has urged workers to see the ongoing fight against COVID-19 as a shared responsibility. “It is time...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo

President lauds workers’ contribution to national development

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended gratitude to Ghanaian workers for their contributions towards the development of the country. "We recognise and appreciate the...
Social Workers Message

General Construction, Manufacturing and Quarries Workers Union salutes workers

The General Construction, Manufacturing and Quarries Workers Union of TUC Ghana salutes gallant workers for their sacrifice and dedication to duty. Mrs Comfort Agambaa, the...
Upper West Akim Assembly Donates Ppes To Support Frontline Workers

Upper West Akim Assembly donates PPEs to support frontline workers

Mr. Eugene Sackey, District Chief Executive for Upper West Akim has urged people living in the district to strictly comply with social distancing, usage...

Almost 1 million workers temporarily laid off in Portugal

A total of 931,000 Portuguese workers have temporarily lost their jobs under the country's simplified temporary "lay-off" measure prompted by the coronavirus outbreak, Portuguese...
Construction Workers

City Construction Company Limited refuse to provide PPEs for workers

The Management of City Construction Company Limited, a Korean Company constructing the Nkwanta-Dambai roads in the Oti region has allegedly refused to provide its...
Nana Agyekum Dwamena

Head of Civil Service introduces flexible working schedule for workers

The Head of Civil Service, Nana Agyekum-Dwamena, has introduced flexible working hours to prioritise the health of staff and stakeholders following the directive of...
Air Italy

Air Italy to close for good, sending dismissal notices to all 1,450 workers

Air Italy, the regional carrier that once aspired to challenge Italy's flagship carrier Alitalia for dominance of the country's domestic air market, announced Friday...

Five injured in an underground clash in Tarkwa

Workers of two small scale mining companies in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality on Saturday clashed underground, leaving five miners injured.a The persons who sustained cutlass...

Be disciplined and dedicated – Prison Officer urges workers

A Deputy Superintendent of Prison (DSP) Doris Gidimajor of the Sunyani Central Prison has urged public sector workers, particularly newly-recruited employees, to be disciplined...

Workers refuse posting to Krachi Nchumuru

Mr Augustine Appiah, District Chief Executive Executive (DCE) for Krachi Nchumuru has expressed worry over the refusal of some workers to accept...

Tomreik Hotel screens workers for breast cancer.

Workers of Accra based hospitality brand, Tomreik Hotel, have been schooled on the causes, symptoms, treatment and dangers of breast cancer. The sensitization programme,...
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South African labor federation says workers still exploited

Despite the strides South Africa has made in improving labor conditions over the years, workers are still faced with numerous problems, a Congress of...