Whatever the case, one thing he wants to ensure is that the county does not limit how recipients spend the money. Traditionally, welfare grants allow people to only use state money for certain prescribed items, such as food or tuition. “What it’s really saying is ‘You don’t have the freedom of other human beings to go out and make choices about how to invest the dollars,'” Cortese says. “If we’re so much better at making decisions about how they should use their money, then why isn’t it working?” … [Read more...] about This $1000-a-month universal basic income program is designed to help foster youth survive
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And let’s be honest, workplaces were not designed for women, or even with women in mind, because they started from practices that existed when women were participating in the workforce in smaller numbers than men. Countless studies have shown that everything about workplaces, from something as subtle as the office temperature to the well-documented pay gap, and data suggesting that men promote more men and women promote more women (thus continuing a vicious cycle that makes it even more difficult for women to receive promotions), make life for a woman in the workplace an uphill battle. … [Read more...] about The pandemic could fix the workplace gender gap (or make it wider)
Schneiderman also suggests acknowledging that the employee is likely not alone at home. “Managers should be aware that the recipient of the news may be in a room where children or other adults can overhear the message and should be sensitive to that. She advises telling the employee that the conversation is private and making sure they can get to a place where others can’t listen in. It may be revealing, she says, but necessary to respect the privacy of the individual receiving the information in the immediate moments after the news is delivered. … [Read more...] about This is what a compassionate layoff looks like
The third issue is relapse of the infection. There have been reports of the coronavirus infecting an individual after he/she has already recovered from COVID-19 once. Hence, it is yet not certain if the antibodies developed against coronavirus for the first time are effective in fighting it off the next time. The notion has been emphasized by the World Health Organisation as well. With individual immunity not proven yet, Herd Immunity is shrouded with doubts. … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
It is the strength of your blessings that has made the nation take historic decisions and progress rapidly in the last one year. However, I am also aware that there is a lot that needs to be done. There are many challenges and problems that our country faces. I am working day and night. There could be deficiencies in me but there is nothing that our country lacks. So, I believe in you, your strength and your abilities even more than I believe in myself. … [Read more...] about Modi 2.0: PM Narendra Modi pens letter on first anniversary of second term. Read full text