Posts tagged as employer

Lithuanians advised to work from home whenever possible

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Employers should allow their workers to do their jobs from home whenever possible, a health official says, as the coronavirus in Lithuania begins to spread in offices. Lithuania saw a spike in new infections, reporting nearly 300 cases since last Friday. The situation is under control, but the virus is spreading from weekend parties and family gatherings to offices and workplaces, said Rolanda Lingienė of the National Public Health Centre…

Estonia: Increase in workers leaving on employer’s initiative in second quarter

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

In the second quarter, 39,540 persons were hired and 50,184 persons left work, data from Statistics Estonia shows. Every fourth person left on the employer’s initiative. In the second quarter of 2020 – April, May and June – there were 8,088 vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. Compared to the second quarter of 2019, the number decreased by 28 percent. The total number of vacant and occupied…

Speed cameras are very bad idea for Pennsylvania: Letters to the editor

Saturday, March 9, 2019

The safety argument for speed cameras has been debunked. Studies have shown speed camera areas having an increase in crashes or the cameras had no effect. In the United Kingdom, a substantial increase in crashes was seen due to panic braking. Act 86 of 2018 puts speed cameras on interstates, the Pennsylvania Turnpike, federal-aid highways and U.S. Route 1, and gives the state police radar guns. That part is not…