Now workers on £50,000 can get Universal Credit handout

Now workers on £50k can get Universal Credit handout: Thousands of higher-rate tax payers will be entitled to benefit in welfare state expansion, economists say Welfare shake-up means more middle-class single parents can claim the benefit  Chancellor Rishi Sunak cut Universal Credit taper rate at the Budget last month The move allows claimants to keep […]

Workers urged to hold Christmas parties early to protect relatives

Workers are being urged to hold Christmas parties early to avoid risk of spreading Covid to older relatives at festive family gatherings Expert suggests office Christmas parties should be held first week of December ‘It’s about thinking where your priorities are – do you have to go to six Christmas parties, or do you just […]

NYC workers pummel brazen attempted robbery suspect until he flees

Organized retail crime leaves NYC drug stores reeling Fox News senior correspondent Laura Ingle reports on the latest. A recent attempted robbery in New York City was thwarted by vigilante justice, as convenience store clerks banded together to beat a suspect in a shocking new video before the man fled empty handed.   Surveillance footage […]

Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades.  The union had said its members would walk off the job if no deal has been reached by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. The vast majority of the […]

Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades.  The union had said its members would walk off the job if no deal has been reached by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday. The vast majority of the […]

Office workers commuting to CBD drops to lowest yet

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Melbourne’s city streets are emptier than ever, with a record-low number of workers commuting to their offices two months into lockdown restrictions that ordered staff to work from home. Just 6 per cent of those who were working in the city pre-COVID did so in September, […]