Public Services

Omicron Absence Leaves Utilities In ‘Perilous State’ | Coronavirus

Staff absences from the Omicron Covid variant leave utilities in a “perilous state,” a union leader said, amid grim new warnings about the variant’s impact on the NHS workforce. Up to 40% of NHS staff in London could be absent due to the increase in Covid-19 infections in the “worst-case …

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Governor Newsom announces appointments 12.23.21

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Lisa Constancio, 50, of Sacramento, has been appointed senior deputy director of the State Board of Education. Constancio has been the Assistant Superintendent of Public Education at the California Department of Education since 2019, where she held several positions in …

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UK government wait for Omicron evidence is high stakes | Coronavirus

In a long and difficult cabinet meeting on Monday, hawkish ministers demanded “compelling evidence” that Omicron risked overwhelming the NHS to justify the cost of action, while Boris Johnson on Tuesday confirmed his view that there isn’t enough evidence to justify further action – yet. While some clarity on the …

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Protection services do not agree with civil service immunization mandate

Heads of protective service associations are not in favor of mandatory vaccines for its members. The groups, which included the executive teams comprising the Association of Police Welfare and Social Services of Trinidad and Tobago, the Association of Prison Officers of Trinidad and Tobago, Second Division, and the Association from …

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Everything comes poinsettias in the library

Decorative paper can be used for more than just wrapping Christmas presents. Handmade paper flowers adorned wreaths as they walked home with half a dozen local residents who attended the Paper Poinsettia Centerpieces program which was held on December 18 at the main library of the Lorain Public Library System …

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Onondaga County Should Spend $ 85 Million On Public Health, Not An Aquarium (Your Letters)

For the publisher: Long-term investment in public health awareness builds confidence. Rural and urban communities have lost faith in government and utilities which have suffered years of neglect and funding. Vulnerable groups in both urban and rural areas seem to have given up – we must reach out to them …

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Virginia’s HB 2161 adds military status for property, labor

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 A new Virginia law extends state bans on discrimination in residential real estate transactions and in employment against the military. HB 2161 adds “military status” to the list of categories of individuals protected under the Virginia Human Rights Act (VHRA), as well as to the list …

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Kenya: vaccine requirements violate rights

(Nairobi) – Kenyan authorities should change measures requiring anyone requesting government services to be fully immunized in order to avoid violating basic rights. The proposed measures, announced less than a month ago, will go into effect on December 21, 2021. Given that around 10 percent of adults in Kenya had …

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Experts Design Sequencing for Transformative Leadership Towards Central Africa’s Economic Transformation

Download logo Central African economies would make a complete turnaround from the export of raw gems and other commodities to a state of added value and economic diversification, if they awakened to a new paradigm of leadership and change. transformational, involving all segments of society. A series of high-level debates …

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Bob Dole to be honored with events in DC, his hometown, capital of Kansas

TOPEKA, Kansas – Bob Dole will be honored Friday at a private memorial service attended by President Joe Biden as well as a public service at the WWII Memorial in Washington before the casket of the former presidential candidate and Decorated Soldier only travels to Kansas for events in his …

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