Portugal set to pass worker status legislation

The Portuguese government has approved a bill that would see gig economy workers treated as employees with formal contracts and benefits. The post Portugal set to pass worker status legislation appeared first... Read more »

Duchess of Sussex calls for federal paid parental leave in the US

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has written to the US Congress calling for paid leave for parents to be written… The post Duchess of Sussex calls for federal paid parental leave in... Read more »

Culture of sexism at Jeff Bezos’s rocket firm, staff allege

A letter by whistleblowers states ‘Numerous senior leaders have been known to be consistently inappropriate with women.’ The post Culture of sexism at Jeff Bezos’s rocket firm, staff allege appeared first on... Read more »

Dominic Raab: ‘Give asylum seekers wider rights to work’

Raab said that asylum seekers could help alleviate the UK’s labour shortages and that employment would help them integrate into society once granted asylum. The post Dominic Raab: ‘Give asylum seekers wider... Read more »

Thousands of health workers in France suspended for not taking Covid vaccine

Despite rollout success and low Covid case rates, vaccine-hesitant health workers have been suspended without pay. The post Thousands of health workers in France suspended for not taking Covid vaccine appeared first... Read more »

EU jobseeker numbers begin to recover

The number of European workers looking for roles in the UK has risen since pandemic restrictions were eased, but remains… The post EU jobseeker numbers begin to recover appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

US president mandates vaccinations for companies with 100+ staff

Federal government workers, as well as federal healthcare workers, will also be expected to have received the vaccine. The post US president mandates vaccinations for companies with 100+ staff appeared first on... Read more »

Employers warned over flaws in Home Office digital residency system

Problems with digital residency permits has led to EU nationals living in the UK being rejected by landlords, employers and mortgage lenders. The post Employers warned over flaws in Home Office digital... Read more »

Public opinion backs reduced working hours in Scotland

The SNP wants to weigh up a shift to a four day working week, ‘as and when’ Scotland gains full control of employment rights. The post Public opinion backs reduced working hours... Read more »

Amazon to hire 55,000 more staff and offers £50 weekly bonus for on-time UK workers

About 2,500 of the jobs, most of which are in corporate and technology roles, will be in the UK, where workers can collect a bonus for being on time. The post Amazon... Read more »
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