"People have very good reasons to be skeptical about government support flowing down to them. Politicians all over the world have abused people's trust," said John Dludlu, pointing out that South Africa has seen an "exponential rise of corruption" in the past few years. … [Read more...] about Covid-19: Relief promises for Africa’s small businesses
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When a Labour MP raised the case of a man with learning difficulties who could not tell the time but had been sanctioned for being four minutes late for an interview, he replied: 'It is important that those who are seeking employment learn the discipline of timekeeping, which is an important part of securing and keeping a job.' … [Read more...] about Boris to hold his first Cabinet meeting TODAY after only finishing bloodbath reshuffle at midnight as he makes Raab deputy PM and rewards Rees-Mogg and forgives his brother in bid to deliver Brexit
The applicant earned at least $2,500 (including tips) between October 2018 and September 2019. The applicant is now working less than 32 hours per week and earning less than the weekly benefit amount on their claim. The applicant is able and available to return to work for their employer when they can open or return to normal operations if they are job attached. The state isn’t ready to accept applications from gig workers and self-employed people as it awaits federal guidance. It expects that to begin in April after doing some work last week to prepare. … [Read more...] about Colorado’s unemployment rate is poised to double in less than three weeks. Here’s what you need to know.
The pandemic also enabled employees to experiment with a healthier work-life balance. Yuki Sato, an employee of a start-up in Tokyo, has set up a small office at the home he shares with his wife and two children. Teleworking means he no longer has to endure a long commute and has more time for his daughters, whose schools are closed due to the outbreak. … [Read more...] about Commuted sentence: Covid-19 spares the Japanese salaryman from ritual exhaustion
"It's as simple as, 'OK, I'm just going to get some points of view on this last conversation. Steve, we'll start with you. And then I'll go to Jennifer. Steve, what do you have to say?'" … [Read more...] about Coronavirus means working from home — and more video calls. Here’s how to make them less painful