Indiana University Health workers refuse Covid-19 vaccine, lose jobs

Indiana University Health workers refuse Covid-19 vaccine, lose jobs

“Indiana University Health has put the safety and well-being of patients and team members first by requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 1,” said Berkley Rios, an Indiana University Health spokeswoman. “After a two-week unpaid suspension period ending Sept. 14, a total of 125 employees, the equivalent of 61 full time … Read more

‘It’s a seller’s market for workers’: how Covid and Brexit have shaken up UK jobs | Trade unions

For employers struggling to find staff, Britain’s worst labour shortage in decades is seen as putting the economic recovery from lockdown at risk. For workers, it comes as a moment of opportunity.“For the first time in a generation, it’s a seller’s market for workers,” said Andy Prendergast, a national secretary at the GMB. The union … Read more

Italy to make COVID ‘Green Pass’ mandatory for workers -minister

Italy to make COVID 'Green Pass' mandatory for workers -minister

ROME, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Italy is set to make its COVID-19 “Green Pass” mandatory for all workersfrom next month, a minister said on Wednesday, becoming the first European country to do so as it tries to accelerate vaccinations and stamp out infections.The pass, a digital or paper certificate showing someone has received at least … Read more

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination introduced for Queensland health workers

A masked nurse adjusts their blue plastic glove in an operation room.

Queensland Health Workers must get at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by September 30 and be fully inoculated by the end of October.Key points:Health Minister Yvette D’Ath announced the mandate this morningShe said measured would be taken to address unvaccinated health workersSome measures include re-deployment in different roles for those not wanting to get … Read more

France grants citizenship to 12,000 Covid frontline workers | France

France has granted citizenship to more than 12,000 frontline workers whose jobs put them at risk during the Covid pandemic under a special fast-track scheme.As well as speeding up the application process, which normally takes up to two years, the government also cut the residency requirement from five years to two.“Frontline workers responded to the … Read more