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'We women are pushed out of work because of childcare. It's hurtful'

Added: 08.03.2021 15:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

The stories of two US women who lost their jobs early on in the pandemic - and haven't worked since.

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Insights on how night shift work increases cancer risk

Added: 08.03.2021 14:17 | 14 views | 0 comments

A recent study offers new clues as to why night shift workers are at increased risk of developing certain types of cancer compared to those who work regular daytime hours. Findings suggest that night shifts disrupt natural 24-hour rhythms in the activity of certain cancer-related genes, making night shift workers more vulnerable to DNA damage while also causing the body's DNA repair mechanisms to be mistimed to deal with that damage.

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Stacey Abrams Reveals The Very On-Brand Thank You Gift She Wants After Election Victories

Added: 08.03.2021 12:00 | 22 views | 0 comments

Stacey Abrams, Women Changing the WorldAfter Stacey Abrams worked hard to secure three election victories in recent months, her admirers have been racking their brains trying to think of the perfect thank you gift for the political...

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Uber drivers are workers, rules UK Supreme Court - what happens next?

Added: 08.03.2021 11:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

The UK's highest court has ruled on an employment tribunal case brought by Uber drivers and found that they should be classed as workers, rather than self-employed. The ruling could have an impact on the wider UK gig economy

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The Moneyist: I lost my job at 55 and started my own successful business. I now constantly get texts from friends and former coworkers asking how I did it. What do I do?

Added: 08.03.2021 6:16 | 18 views | 0 comments

‘I liken these friends and former colleagues to the kids at school who march right to the head of the lunch line to get their food, without waiting in line like the rest of us.’

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Google uses medical leave to oust workers alleging discrimination, employees say

Added: 08.03.2021 2:17 | 24 views | 0 comments

"I can think of 10 people that I know of in the last year that have gone on mental health leave because of the way they were treated," said one employee.

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Once 'essential,' grocery workers now feel 'expendable'

Added: 08.03.2021 2:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

“We have to feed ourselves and pay rent. So we don't get tested, and we pretend everything is OK,” one grocery worker said.

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'We women are pushed out of work because of childcare. It's hurtful'

Added: 08.03.2021 1:18 | 30 views | 0 comments

The stories of two US women who lost their jobs early on in the pandemic - and haven't worked since.

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Google workers explain why they unionized

Added: 08.03.2021 0:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

We talk to current and former Google employees about how years of labor organizing at the company have helped shape the newly formed union's guiding values.

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The Alphabet Workers Union, explained video

Added: 08.03.2021 0:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

The Alphabet Workers Union is a major turning point in a long history of worker organizing and activism at one of the world's largest tech companies. To understand this new force and what it's fighting for, we spoke with AWU's Executive Vice Chair Chewy Shaw and former Google employee and tech labor organizer Meredith Whittaker.

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