Workplace Hazards and Violations

Blinken, Without Leaving Home, Tries to Mend Fences With Allies Abroad

Behind the jokes, however, there is frustration. Mr. Blinken and President Biden say the United States faces a herculean challenge in restoring bonds with key allies, re-establishing American leadership against rivals like China[1] and Russia, and confronting threats such as climate change and a nuclear Iran[2]. Although Mr. Blinken has been vaccinated against the coronavirus, …

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Congress' $900 Billion Stimulus Deal May Not Be Enough, Critics Worry

A deal months in the making Lawmakers finally struck[1] a $900 billion stimulus compromise yesterday, after months of warnings from economists, corporate leaders and the Fed that the U.S. economy needed additional help. The questions now are whether it’s enough, and who will benefit the most. The deal provides for $600 in direct payments to …

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A Company Made P.P.E. for the World. Now Its Workers Have the Virus.

BANGKOK — Day after day, as the pandemic gathered force, Yam Narayan Chaudhary stood sentry for 13.5-hour shifts at Top Glove, the Malaysian company that is the world’s largest disposable glove maker. Thousands of foreign workers, many from Nepal like Mr. Chaudhary, lined up as he checked their temperatures and waved them through to the …

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