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  • May 28, 2021

    Friday news roundup May 28, 2021

    A Dutch court ruled Shell must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and child labor has risen in the poorest countries during the pandemic. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    A Dutch court ruled Shell must reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and child labor has risen in the poorest countries during the pandemic. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • May 27, 2021

    Older Americans are not delaying retirement despite the pandemic

    Pew Charitable Trusts' survey has found that only 16% of those who participated are planning to retire later than expected due to the pandemic.
    Pew Charitable Trusts' survey has found that only 16% of those who participated are planning to retire later than expected due to the pandemic.
  • May 25, 2021

    Strike over job losses begins at University of Liverpool

    Around 1,300 staff at the University of Liverpool have started a three-week strike as a form of protest at the announced job cuts.
    Around 1,300 staff at the University of Liverpool have started a three-week strike as a form of protest at the announced job cuts.
  • May 21, 2021

    Friday news roundup May 21, 2021

    UK restaurants experience chef shortages as indoor dining resumes and jobless claims in the US drop more than expected. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
    UK restaurants experience chef shortages as indoor dining resumes and jobless claims in the US drop more than expected. Here’s a snapshot of some of the news stories you might have missed.
  • May 20, 2021

    Australia’s unemployment rate is falling after JobKeeper ends

    JobKeeper was the Australian government's answer to helping keep more Australians in jobs as well as supporting businesses that were affected by Covid-19.
    JobKeeper was the Australian government's answer to helping keep more Australians in jobs as well as supporting businesses that were affected by Covid-19.
  • May 19, 2021

    Long working hours increase deaths from heart disease and stroke

    The latest estimates from the WHO and ILO show long working hours led to 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29% increase since 2000.
    The latest estimates from the WHO and ILO show long working hours led to 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016, a 29% increase since 2000.
  • May 18, 2021

    500 global firms agree to put disability inclusion on their boardroom agendas

    500 global CEOs and their companies have agreed to create the world’s largest community for disability business inclusion.
    500 global CEOs and their companies have agreed to create the world’s largest community for disability business inclusion.
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