UCP seeking wage rollbacks from frontline health workers: ‘Shameful’, says NDP Health Critic MLA Shepherd
Alberta

UCP seeking wage rollbacks from frontline health workers: ‘Shameful’, says NDP Health Critic MLA Shepherd

MEDIA STATEMENT: UCP seeking wage rollbacks from frontline health workers Alberta NDP Health Critic David Shepherd issued the following statement after news that the UCP government is seeking a four per cent wage rollback from frontline health workers.    “Frontline healthcare workers have guided Alberta through a dramatic global pandemic for the past 15 months. They have … Continue reading

Philippines

Front-liners’ sacrifices sustain battle vs. Covid-19

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   HERO WORSHIP. President Rodrigo Duterte (right) attends an Independence Day celebration in Malolos City, Bulacan on Saturday (June 12, 2021). He said all Filipinos, especially front-liners, battling the Covid-19 pandemic are heroes. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Bong Go) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday honored as “modern heroes” the … Continue reading

$465M FOR ALBERTA’S CRITICAL WORKERS; OPPOSITION SAYS ‘JASON KENNEY’S DELAYED ACTION ON FEDERAL WAGE TOP UP PROGRAM HAS HURT WORKERS DURING THE WORST OF THE PANDEMIC’
Alberta / covid 19

$465M FOR ALBERTA’S CRITICAL WORKERS; OPPOSITION SAYS ‘JASON KENNEY’S DELAYED ACTION ON FEDERAL WAGE TOP UP PROGRAM HAS HURT WORKERS DURING THE WORST OF THE PANDEMIC’

News Release $465 million for Alberta’s critical workers Hundreds of thousands of workers who continue to provide critical services to Albertans during the COVID-19 pandemic will receive a one-time payment in recognition of their hard work and sacrifice. The Critical Worker Benefit is a joint federal-provincial program that will see $465 million go to approximately … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Less than a month needed to vaccinate all health front-liners

By Azer Parrocha   Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The national government would only need less than a month to vaccinate all health front-liners in the country, Malacañang on Sunday said as the country expects the first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to arrive this month. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque assured that … Continue reading