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James K H Jung and others. Examining lung cancer risks across different industries and occupations in Ontario, Canada: Long work hours linked to diabetes in women Clocking up 45 or more working hours in a week is linked to a heightened risk of diabetes in women, a study has found.
Published online 2 July The statement prompted a sharp rebuke from the TUC, which said the government was guilty of a decade of inaction since an earlier review identified the need for immediate action.
Job strain knocks years off your healthy life Individuals with job strain have a shorter health expectancy compared with those without job strain, a new study has found. Job strain and loss of healthy life years between ages 50 and 75 by sex and occupational position: Union win, as government bans sexist dress codes Following years of trade union campaigning against sexist dress codes in the workplace, the Government Equalities Office GEO has now published dress code guidance for employers and employees.
Unions and safety campaigners have been at the heart of the campaign against sexist dress codes, highlighting the discriminatory and sometimes hazardous nature of the codes. Standing problemHazards magazine, August Work stress is more deadly in men Having a stressful job is far more likely to kill men with heart and metabolic problems like diabetes than women, a study found.
Men with heart problems are six times more likely to suffer an early death if they have a stressful job - even if they keep fit and eat a healthy diet — the research suggests. Work stress and risk of death in men and women with and without cardiometabolic disease: Stressful jobs linked to deadly heart rhythm disorders Having a stressful job is associated with a higher risk of a heart rhythm disorder, according to new research.
The study found the most stressful jobs, linked to a higher risk of atrial fibrillation, are psychologically demanding but give employees little control over the work situation — for example, assembly line workers, bus drivers, secretaries, and nurses. ONS life expectancy figures for security guards WHO global mortality figures.
Top experts back major reforms on work disease prevention An international meeting of occupational health experts has called for a major global shake up to improve the prevention of work-related diseases. Dublin statement on occupational health: New avenues for prevention of occupational cancer and other severe occupational health hazardsICOH, May It said it had members who had been left sick, unconscious or unable to drive after treating prisoners who had taken the illegal drug, which is a potent synthetic cannabis substitute.
Pieter Coenen and others. Do highly physically active workers die early? A systematic review with meta analysis of data from participantsBritish Journal of Sports Medicine, published Online First, 14 May Unite news release and cabin air campaign. Why Matt died website. The global value and evidenceSOM, May FBU officer Les Skarratts noted that at every turn the union faces barriers.
PCS member Barrie Caulcutt, who suffers from anxiety, chronic asthma and eczema, was given the written warning for taking 2. HRW news release and report, A bitter harvest: Child labor and human rights abuses on tobacco farms in ZimbabweApril Hull recycling workers strike for sick pay Recycling workers working for FCC Environment in Hull have taken industrial action for decent pay sick pay.
Macmillan Cancer Support news release. The Supreme Court ruling means that if an employer has been negligent and that negligence causes a physiological change in the body, and that change results in economic loss, an employee may be entitled to claim compensation, even though the individual is symptomless.
Leigh Day news release. Supreme Court Ruling21 March The move is part of wholesale reforms to its gig-working model sparked by the death of a driver, Don Lane, who was handed the cash penalty for attending a medical appointment to treat his diabetes and who later collapsed.
The Guardian and related article. Heart disease risk from lead at very low exposures Exposure to lead at levels a fraction those permitted in UK workplaces puts workers at a greatly elevated and previously grossly under-estimated risk of deadly heart disease and other health effects, a study has found.
The US study that those individuals in the top 10 per cent for their initial blood lead concentration had a 37 per cent increase in all-cause mortality and a 70 per cent increase in cardiovascular disease mortality compared to those with a blood lead concentration falling in the lowest 10 per cent.
Low-level lead exposure and mortality in US adults: Exposure to Lead in Great Britain More on the hazards of lead. Fair managers care about sick employees How a firm supports people returning to work from sick leave can have a big impact on whether a worker feels they are treated fairly by their organisation and their return is a positive and healthy experience.Dec 05, · Martin Luther King, Jr.
and Malcolm X: Incompatible or Complementary? Posted by The Gook on December 5, then they are within their right to protect themselves and gain their own freedom. Malcolm was well-known to use flagrant language in his speeches. He never considered his language violent, but he wanted .
52 years-ago on February 21st, the world lost the great anti-colonial fighter, Malcolm X. Around the world, millions pause on this anniversary and take note of the life and contribution of Brother Malcolm.
Two years ago, I keynoted a lecture on the legacy of Malcolm X at the American University in B. Malcolm X and global Black struggle. By Abayomi Azikiwe posted on February 19, Malcolm X. In March , Malcolm X announced his official departure from the Nation of Islam.
He had spent 12 years working on behalf of the organization led by Elijah Muhammad. “It’s freedom for everybody or freedom for nobody,” Malcolm X . News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.
Malcolm X Explains Some of His Reasons for Departure. This is a sad implication and story from the great black radical Malcolm X. In the video above, brother Malcolm shares why he was slowly yet rapidly separated and out of the Black Muslim organization lead by the honorable Elijah Muhammad.
For to save mankind's future freedom, we must face up to any risk that is necessary. John F. Kennedy in his Address at the University of Washington's th Anniversary Program If this is a country of freedom, let it be a country of freedom; and if it's not a country of freedom, change it.
Malcolm X, Speech in Cleveland, Ohio (3 April ).