Companies give vaccines to workers, boosting Japan's rollout

Thousands of Japanese companies began distributing COVID-19 vaccines to workers and their families Monday in an employer-led drive reaching more than 13 million people that aims to rev up the nation's slow vaccine rollout.

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UK extends virus furlough scheme by four months

Britain on Tuesday announced a four-month extension to government support for workers temporarily made redundant by the coronavirus outbreak.

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U.S. workers need paid sick leave to stop the spread of coronavirus

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that almost one-third of Americans do not have access to paid sick leave and 69 percent of part-time workers do not have access. Only the U.S. and Japan do not mandate ...