South Africa: Employment and Labour Calls On Employers to Resolve Covid-19 TERS Portal Errors
[Govt of SA] The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has appealed to employers to resolve errors on the COVID-19 TERS portal to enable it to finalise outstanding claims. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Self-reported perceived negative consequences of marijuana use among U.S. young adult users, 2008-2019 - Terry-McElrath YM, Patrick ME, O'Malley PM, Johnston LD.
This study estimated self-reported perceived negative marijuana use consequences among a national sample of U.S. young adults, examining consequence prevalence differences by use frequency, college attendance, living situation, employment, sex, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Drug use and drug trends in Sweden 2010-2020 - results from urine drug testing in the workplace - Helander A, Villen T.
Workplace alcohol and drug testing is increasingly used at employment, for regular checks, and in case of accident, incident, or suspicion of drug exposure. The test results provide valuable objective information about drug use in the society. At the Karol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Blog: Why the Health and Care Bill is so important
By UNISON head of health Sara Gorton UNISON was among the earliest and fiercest critics of the 2012 ‘Lansley’ Act, which extended the scope for privatisation of the NHS in England, and made NHS services subject to unwieldy competition and procurement regulations. It also encouraged fragmentation and disrupted the service by creating and moving tens of thousands of people into a series of new ‘arms-length bodies’. Since the 2012 Act, UNISON has lobbied for changes – not just to get us back to pre-2012 standing, but to reinstate the principles of collaboration, social value and integration as we...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 15, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article Blogs health Source Type: news

Women working in the shadow of violence: studying the temporality of work and violence embeddedness (WAVE) - Krigel K, Benjamin O.
A temporality-based perspective could clarify the changes in the way employment is embedded in IPV and how the forms of such embeddedness is changing over time in ways that reflect survivors' accumulation of resources. Thus, we develop a Work and Violence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Inno 5 under 25: Their Raleigh coffee shop makes big impact for disabled workers
Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans didn ’t know much about operating a business. But that all changed when they decided, as freshmen at N.C. State University, to launch a nonprofit coffee shop to create employment opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  321 Coffee — named to represent Down syndrom e as the third copy of chromosome 21 — began in 2017 as volunteer-run pop-up coffee services at events on N.C. State’s campus and in the Raleigh area. It has since… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rachel Crumpler Source Type: news

A new deal for employment would make a huge difference
Commenting on Keir Starmer’s speech today (Tuesday) to the TUC, where the Labour leader promised a new deal for employment, UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Keir is right. There needs to be a new post-pandemic settlement for working people. Low pay, precarious contracts and minimal sick pay have no place in the modern world of work. “Zero-hours contracts are commonplace in social care as are minimum wage pay rates. That’s one of the many reasons the sector is struggling to hold onto and recruit the staff it needs to deliver quality care. “Statutory sick pay (SSP) is e...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 14, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: Press release Christina McAnea sick pay zero-hours contracts Source Type: news

Cost and effectiveness of fiber-reinforced polymer solutions for the large-scale mitigation of seismic risk in reinforced concrete buildings - Del Vecchio C, Di Ludovico M, Prota A.
Recent seismic events have demonstrated that the high vulnerability of existing reinforced concrete (RC) buildings is mainly due to a lack of proper seismic detailing and the employment of poor-quality concrete. The reconstruction process following the 200... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Latest Job Count Shows Counties Struggling to Get Back to Pre-Pandemic Employment
Reports on rural job data for July 2021, offering county-level maps reflecting job gains and losses from July 2019 to July 2021 and July 2020 to July 2021. Highlights areas of high employment gains and losses, noting that both large metro and rural counties have job losses of around 3.2% compared to 2019. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

The Gates Foundation ’s 2021 Report Shows That Childhood Vaccinations Dropped During the Pandemic—But There’s a Bright Side
This time last year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation warned of a grim potential side effect from the COVID-19 pandemic: its disruptions to routine medical care could erase 25 years of progress on childhood vaccination, setting back global health by decades. The 2021 installment of the foundation’s annual Goalkeepers report, which details progress on 18 metrics related to global health, equity and sustainability, contains some good news and some bad news. Childhood vaccination rates have suffered during the pandemic—but only about half as much as the Gates Foundation originally predicted, signaling that ma...
Source: TIME: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 embargoed study healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

A new post-pandemic deal is needed for public services
The government must recognise the dedication and commitment of workers who got us through the pandemic with a new deal for public services and its staff, says UNISON today (Monday). Speaking at the TUC earlier today, UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Covid has had a profound effect on public service staff. Their sacrifice, the loss of life, the strain on physical and mental health and the economic repercussions will be felt for generations. “The Westminster government needs to be reminded of this and told in no uncertain terms to listen to the voices of the workers who carried...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 13, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: Press release Christina McAnea covid public services Source Type: news

Drug-related violence in Mexico and its effects on employment - Coronado R, Saucedo E.
This paper examines the effects of drug-related crimes on employment in Mexico at the state level during the period 2005-2014. RESULTS indicate that such crimes have a negative impact on employment. We are able to decompose employment into low-skil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Factors associated with employment stability following traumatic brain injury, in a sample who have received comprehensive vocational rehabilitation - Libeson L, Ross P, Downing M, Ponsford J.
PURPOSE: To quantify employment stability of individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who received comprehensive vocational rehabilitation (VR) using different measures to identify difficulties experienced and factors associated with employment stabil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Predictors of return to work after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury: a systematic review of current literature and recommendations for future research - Van Deynse H, Ilunga Kazadi C, Kimpe E, Hubloue I, Moens M, Putman K.
PURPOSE: To identify factors associated with employment between six months and five years after traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS: Using a predefined search algorithm, four electronic databases were searched for literature published between 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Navigating a COVID-19 vaccine passport society won't be easy for those who remain unvaccinated
Those in Canada who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, for whatever reason, will see their access to restaurants, events and even some employment stripped away — leaving many feeling ostracized, experts say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Kathryn Paige Harden: ‘Studies have found genetic variants that correlate with going further in school’
The behaviour geneticist explains how biology could have an influence on academic attainment – and why she takes an anti-eugenics approachKathryn Paige Harden argues how far we go in formal education – and the huge knock-on effects that has on our income, employment and health – is in part down to our genes. Harden is a professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, where she leads a lab using genetic methods to study the roots of social inequality. Her provocative new bookisThe Genetic Lottery: Why DNA Matters for Social Equality.To even talk about whether there might be a genetic element ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Zo ë Corbyn Tags: Genetics Psychology Science Biology Education Source Type: news

McDonald's store in Illinois giving away iPhones to new recruits if they stay for six months
(Natural News) A McDonald’s restaurant in Altamont, Illinois is giving away iPhones to new hires provided they stay for six months. A viral tweet shows a poster in the store’s window, which says: “McDonald’s Now Hiring” and “Free iPhone.” The poster’s fine print clarified that hires had to stay for six months and meet employment criteria. A... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: No Illegal Doctors Working With Govt, NARD Faults Ngige
[Daily Trust] The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) says that the federal government owes legally recruited doctors salaries, contrary to the claims of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Former flight attendants sue Alaska Airlines over anti-religious discrimination
(Natural News) Two former flight attendants of Alaska Airlines have filed a complaint alleging anti-religious discrimination against the company. Represented by First Liberty Institute, a law firm that defends religious liberties, the charge was filed in the Seattle field office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Aug. 18 on behalf of the former flight attendants.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ahead of Biden's mandate, Scottsdale firms to require Covid-19 vaccine for 10K workers
Two Scottsdale firms have joined the growing list of private employers mandating the Covid-19 vaccine as a condition of employment at a time when President Joe Biden has issued a strategy to get more employees vaccinated nationwide. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Scottsdale firms to require Covid-19 vaccine for 10K workers
Two Scottsdale firms have joined the growing list of private employers mandating the Covid-19 vaccine as a condition of employment at a time when President Joe Biden has issued a strategy to get more employees vaccinated nationwide — a strategy that got a strong rebuke from Gov. Doug Ducey and Attorney General Mark Brnovich. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Scottsdale firms to require Covid-19 vaccine for 10K workers
Two Scottsdale firms have joined the growing list of private employers mandating the Covid-19 vaccine as a condition of employment at a time when President Joe Biden has issued a strategy to get more employees vaccinated nationwide — a strategy that got a strong rebuke from Gov. Doug Ducey and Attorney General Mark Brnovich. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

A Tale of Two Internationally Trained Medical Doctors in Canada
This report published by the United Nations, said the number of international migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million in 2019, an increase of 51 million since 2010. According to the estimates released before the pandemic by the United Nations, international migrants comprised 3.5 per cent of the global population, compared to 2.8 per cent in the year 2000. The World Migration Report 2020 says the world witnessed historic changes at the global level with United Nations Member States coming together to finalize two global compacts on the international manifestation of migration and displacement: the global Compac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sania Farooqui Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees North America TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Army Only Employment Opportunity Left for Junior Doctors - Research
[New Zimbabwe] The only option for junior doctors seeking employment remains in the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), a research conducted by a local labour think tank, the Labour and Economic Development Research Institute Zimbabwe (LEDRIZ) has noted. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Integrated Care Systems: Guidance
These documents set out the headlines for how NHSE will ask NHS leaders and organisations to operate with their partners in Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) from Apr 2022& guidance in respect of what the employment commitment is, its application in practice& how it affects people. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 9 Million Americans Just Lost All Their Unemployment Benefits
(WASHINGTON) — Mary Taboniar went 15 months without a paycheck, thanks to the COVID pandemic. A housekeeper at the Hilton Hawaiian Village resort in Honolulu, the single mother of two saw her income completely vanish as the virus devastated the hospitality industry. For more than a year, Taboniar depended entirely on boosted unemployment benefits and a network of local foodbanks to feed her family. Even this summer as the vaccine rollout took hold and tourists began to travel again, her work was slow to return, peaking at 11 days in August — about half her pre-pandemic workload. Taboniar is one of millions of A...
Source: TIME: Health - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHRAF KHALIL and LISA MASCARO/AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Economy healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Get set for Green UNISON Week
This September, communities and workplaces across the UK will join together for the Great Big Green Week – and UNISON members will be marking Green UNISON Week in support, using it to celebrate, discuss and share how the union is working to green public services. From 18_26 of the month, branches across the UK are organising a week of activities to call for urgent action to tackle climate change. Green UNISON Week also gives members the chance to show support for the school climate strike on 24 September. UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea said: “Green UNISON Week gives young people a global space to dem...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 6, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article Environment green unison Source Type: news

Precarious employment, psychosocial risk factors and poor mental health: a cross-sectional mediation analysis - M éndez Rivero F, Padrosa E, Utzet M, Benach J, Julià M.
This study analyzes the mediating effect of psychosocial risk factors at work (i.e. psychological demands, control and social support) (PRFs) in the relationship between precarious employment and mental health among formal salaried men and wome... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Attitudes about victims of workplace sexual harassment based on sex - Cesario B.
Workplace sexual harassment remains a consistent problem in the United States across a variety of employment sectors. Although sexually harassing behaviors in the workplace are generally viewed as unacceptable by most people, the way that victims and their... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Colorado requires healthcare and nursing home workers to take risky COVID-19 vaccine or lose their jobs
(Natural News) On Monday, Aug. 30, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment‘s Board of Health approved a temporary emergency rule mandating Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations for healthcare and nursing home workers across the state by the end of October as a condition of employment. The vaccine mandate covers about 3,800 licensed facilities in Colorado. It was... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Internationally Trained Medical Doctors are Part of the Solution in Post-Covid-19 Canadian Healthcare System
Dr Shafi Bhuiyan with colleagues. He and his colleagues argue that COVID-19 has exposed gaps in the Canadian healthcare system.By Shafi Bhuiyan and team of ITMDsToronto, Canada, Sep 3 2021 (IPS) Access to quality healthcare is a basic human right, but for many, especially those in vulnerable communities, the right is not fully realized. The Covid-19 pandemic exposed this systemic inequality and gaps in the Canadian healthcare system. While surgical backlogs and delayed appointments may be prominent features of the healthcare crisis, the indirect impacts of Covid-19 must be considered. These include a halt in preventiv...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shafi Bhuiyan and team of ITMDs Tags: COVID-19 Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees North America opinion TerraViva United Nations Canada Doctors healthcare ITMDs Source Type: news

How digital health can help refugees access medical care
Digital health and  tech can help refugees access necessary medical care and other social determinants of health, like housing, employment and education.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 3, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Nursing Home COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Protect The Most Vulnerable, But Pose a Hidden Threat to Residents
Some two weeks before U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Aug. 18 that nursing homes must require their staff to get vaccinated or risk losing their Medicare and Medicaid funding, Genesis HealthCare, which manages about 250 facilities nationwide that offer long-term care and other services, had said its workers would need to be vaccinated. “The growing spread of the Delta variant makes clear that we need to increase our vaccination rates substantially to better protect our patients, residents and employees,” read an Aug. 2 memo to employees, noting that 65% of staffers were vaccinated at that point; employees...
Source: TIME: Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Nursing Home COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates Protect The Most Vulnerable, But Pose a Hidden Threat to Residents
Some two weeks before U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Aug. 18 that nursing homes must require their staff to get vaccinated or risk losing their Medicare and Medicaid funding, Genesis HealthCare, which manages about 250 facilities nationwide that offer long-term care and other services, had said its workers would need to be vaccinated. “The growing spread of the Delta variant makes clear that we need to increase our vaccination rates substantially to better protect our patients, residents and employees,” read an Aug. 2 memo to employees, noting that 65% of staffers were vaccinated at that point; employees...
Source: TIME: Science - September 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Treasury yields climb ahead of ADP employment report
U.S. Treasury yields climbed on Wednesday morning, ahead of the release of ADP's August national employment report. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex, education level and employment status significantly affect WTP
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - September 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Fast-growing Springboro company reports big turnout at inaugural career fair
One of Springboro's newest companies is making headway on plans to more than triple its employment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Fast-growing Springboro company reports big turnout at inaugural career fair
One of Springboro's newest companies is making headway on plans to more than triple its employment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 31, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

South Africa: Bookkeeper Arrested for R11m Covid Ters Fraud
[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Employment and Labour has welcomed the arrest of a bookkeeper accused of swindling the Unemployment Insurance Fund COVID-19 Temporary Employer-Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) of R11.1 million. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

ENDLESS SHOTS: Canada just ordered 7 doses of covid vaccines for every man, woman and child
(Natural News) Under the limp-wristed leadership of Justin Trudeau, Canada is on a mission to “build back better” and implement a “Great Reset” – code-names for communism and population control. This system of control and subjugation is escalating into mandatory vaccines for travel, employment, buying and selling. The Prime Minister is currently threatening everyone’s civil... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa: Employment and Labour On Temporary Closure of Emalahleni Labour Centre Due to Covid-19
[Govt of SA] Emalahleni Labour Centre is temporarily closed due to officials testing positive to COVID-19. The closure is to ensure that employees who are affected and those who have been in contact with the affected employee can self-isolate and for decontamination of the office to be carried out as required. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: KNH Defends Decision to Relieve Doctors on Postgraduate Training
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) on Wednesday defended its decision to relieve doctors undertaking postgraduate studies from full time employment in a move the referral facility said was informed by the need to ensure the safety and well-being of patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Return-to-driving following acquired brain injury: a neuropsychological perspective - Perna R, Pundlik J, Arenivas A.
BACKGROUND: Return to driving after an acquired brain injury (ABI) has been positively associated with return to employment, maintenance of social relationships, and engagement in recreational and other community activities. Safe driving involves multiple ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Trust’s directors criticised over ‘peremptory and unreasonable’ disciplinary
An employment tribunal judgement has criticised the “peremptory and unreasonable manner” in which a trust’s board members carried out a disciplinary hearing. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 24, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Southern African Migrants Excluded as COVID-19 Pandemic Grows
There are calls to include migrants and other vulnerable groups in the vaccine rollout programmes in the Southern Africa region. Credit: UNICEF/Nahom Tesfaye By Kevin HumphreyJohannesburg, South Africa, Aug 23 2021 (IPS) Migrants across the Southern Africa region are massively disadvantaged as they find themselves excluded from vaccine programmes – even when the global vaccine initiative COVAX often funds these programmes. This is the latest in a long list of struggles migrants have experienced since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Migrant is a catch-all word that includes a diverse set of people, including non-...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kevin Humphrey Tags: Africa COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy ‘Ending Child Marriage – Progress an Source Type: news

The systemized exploitation of temporary migrant agricultural workers in Canada: Exacerbation of health vulnerabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations for the future - Landry V, Semsar-Kazerooni K, Tjong J, Alj A, Darnley A, Lipp R, Guberman GI.
In 2018, 55,734 jobs in Canadian agriculture were filled by temporary migrant workers, accounting for nearly 20 percent of total employment in this sector. Though referred to as temporary, those migrant workers often fill long-term positions and provide cr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Nigeria: Doctors' Strike - NMA Intervenes As Ngige Meets Stakeholders
[Leadership] Minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, has said the leadership of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has waded into the industrial face-off between the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and the federal government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Where Are They Now ? Most Early Career U.S.-Trained S & E Doctorate Recipients with Temporary Visas at Graduation Stay and Work in the United States after Graduation
Foreign-born workers are a growing part of the U.S. science and engineering ( S&E ) workforce, and they earned about one-third of S&E doctorate degrees awarded by U.S. institutions in 2017. Most of these S&E doctorate recipients remained in the United States for employment after graduation ( 72 % ) , and many become U.S. citizens or permanent residents ( 67 % ) . China and India were the two largest source countries for U.S.-trained S&E doctorate holders with temporary visas at graduation. At least half of the early career S&E doctorate holders with temporary visas at graduation who were in the United S...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - August 19, 2021 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Jobless claims hit new pandemic-era low in a sign of hope for the employment picture
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

City of Webster Groves to require vaccines for employees
Webster Groves city employees will be required to have the Covid-19 vaccination. In a unanimous city council vote Tuesday, Covid-19 vaccination became a condition of employment for the city. City employees will have until Oct. 1 to provide proof of full vaccination. There will be exceptions made for limited reasons, including qualified medical conditions and religious exempti ons. The city of St. Louis announced a similar requirement Wednesday. Go here for more on this report. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stegen, KSDK Source Type: news