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Stress and Burnout Still Plague Front-Line Health Care Workers as Pandemic Eases

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Delta Variant F.A.Q.s Vaccination Rate Maps Dr. Terrence Coulter, a critical care specialist at CoxHealth in Springfield, Mo. “The country has started the end zone dance before we cross the goal line,” he said.Credit…Neeta Satam for The New York Times SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index Frontline… Read More »

Companies give vaccines to workers, boosting Japan’s rollout

Thousands of Japanese companies began distributing COVID-19 vaccines to workers and their families Monday in an employer-led drive that aims to rev up the nation’s slow vaccine rollout By YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business Writer June 21, 2021, 5:40 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TOKYO — Thousands of Japanese… Read More »

Vaccine to be mandatory for some workers

Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout will be brought forward to February for frontline workers in border control and hotel quarantine and it may be mandatory in some workplaces. After rapidly bringing forward the timetable in recent weeks from late March to early March just 24 hours ago, the Prime Minister announced the first public rollout of… Read More »

New York City emergency medical workers prepare for layoffs

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) lift a patient into an ambulance while wearing protective gear, as the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in New York City, New York, March 24, 2020. Stefan Jeremiah | Reuters The head of New York City’s emergency medical services union said Wednesday the city is preparing to lay off hundreds… Read More »

Strike averted with new contract for Chicago Loretto Hospital workers

Dive Brief: Service workers at Chicago’s Loretto Hospital reached a tentative agreement with management Friday on a new contract, averting a strike planned to start Monday. The agreement raises the minimum starting wage to at least $ 15 an hour for all hospital employees represented by SEIU Illinois. Those employees include patient care technicians, emergency… Read More »