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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Is Changing

12.11.2020 · Posted in Legal Articles

Coronavirus job retention scheme was introduced to help the furloughed employees getting enough compensation according to their working hours from the employers. Under this scheme, employers are eligible on certain conditions to claim for the compensation wages for the employees that are on leave due to coronavirus. Companies who cannot maintain the workforce due to ...

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Watch: #FightCovid19 robot enforces Singapore social distance rules with 360ยบ spy-cam


Singapore's Public Utilities Board is deploying a robot to encourage people wandering the outdoor parks of the densely populated Asian metropolis to social distance, and "stay safe, stay home".

The robot is named O-R3, and its task is to help Singapore curb the spread of Covid-19.

Oh yeah, it also ...

Businesses and stores are adding AI to security cameras for social distancing and mask-wearing compliance

📷 Pepper Construction is using Startup to analyze worksite images for Oracle Industries Innovation Lab in Deerfield, Illinois.

Existing security cameras at retail stores and workplaces are being equipped with articifial intelligence to enforce measures intendded to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Reuters reports, based on interviews with 16 different machine ...

Trump: ‘There has been so much unnecessary death in this country’

It was almost a confession of guilt. Almost.

The word 'unnecessary' is such a tell.

Every once in a while, the liar-in-chief manages to reflect clearly on his own culpability, seemingly without the ability to realize that he is culpable.

Monday, April 27, the day on which we learned that more than 55,000 Americans have now died ...

Coronairus ‘acts like no pathogen humanity has ever seen,’ say doctors

What does COVID-19 do to the human body? How exactly is coronavirus killing us?

This New York Magazine piece on what we do and do not yet know about the novel coronavirus is really good. It's weird seeing everyone compare COVID-19 to the flu, when there are reports coming in of patients dying of exploding ...

City official resigns after throwing cat in the air and drinking beer during Zoom meeting

📷 Chris Platzer, a planning commissioner in Vallejo, CA, in lower left, throws a cat in the air during a Zoom meeting last week. Image: City of Vallejo

“OK, first, I’d like to introduce my cat,” said Chris Platzer, a planning commissioner in Vallejo, California.

He lifted the cat up to the camera, then with two hands, ...

Trump was briefed on coronavirus, kept downplaying it

Coronavirus warnings appeared in the President's Daily Brief more than a dozen times in January and February, 2020, as the outbreak bloomed first in Asia, then in Europe.

Trump does not read the brief, and kept downplaying the threat the whole time.

As of Monday, more than 55,000 people in the United States died of ...

Man peddling bleach as coronavirus ‘cure’ wrote to Trump this week

“Mark Grenon wrote to Trump saying chlorine dioxide ‘can rid the body of Covid-19’ days before the president promoted disinfectant as treatment” ...

Cleanup on aisle Trump, don’t forget the bleach

The president says he was being sarcastic when he suggested during a White House coronavirus briefing that people should consider injecting bleach and consuming disinfectants as cure for COVID-19.

He was not being sarcastic.

He was being completely ******* nuts.

We should expect more shockers like this as things get worse inside his deranged ...

Facebook nixes ‘pseudoscience’ ad-targeting category

After The Markup revealed that Facebook users were being targeted with bad ads for garbage products, Facebook has now agreed to remove “pseudoscience” as an ad targeting option for advertisers.

Yes, this was allowed during the coronavirus pandemic, until a news website shamed Facebook into eliminating it.

“Pseudoscience” was available until this week,