COVID-19: Safety guidelines issued for factory workers

COVID-19: Safety guidelines issued for factory workers

Muscat: Oman’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued precautionary measures for factory workers in industrial establishments to reduce the effects of COVID-19. Under the administrative procedures issued by MOCI, work will be done remotely for…

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Remote training programmes in Oman under Ministry lens

Remote training programmes in Oman under Ministry lens

Muscat: The Ministry of Manpower announced on Saturday that it is closely monitoring advertisements by private institutions for remote training programmes which do not have the approval of the ministry. A statement issued online by the…

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BBC News suspends 450 job cuts to ensure Covid-19 coverage

BBC News suspends 450 job cuts to ensure Covid-19 coverage

BBC News has suspended plans to cut 450 jobs as it faces the demands of covering the coronavirus pandemic. The job losses were announced in January and were part of a plan to complete a…

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Workforce Services launches virtual workshop for laid-off workers

Workforce Services launches virtual workshop for laid-off workers

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Workforce Services has launched a virtual workshop for individuals who have experienced a temporary job loss as a result of COVID-19. The daily Rapid Response workshops are…

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Amazon, Walmart, Lowe’s and others are hiring to fill 434,000 job openings amid coronavirus demand

Amazon, Walmart, Lowe’s and others are hiring to fill 434,000 job openings amid coronavirus demand

Many employees in the U.S. are holding their breath, waiting to see if their jobs will be the next to disappear as authorities order businesses to close and residents to stay home in a bid…

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MOH to reinstate salary of medical auxiliary workers

MOH to reinstate salary of medical auxiliary workers

Muscat: The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Oman has decided to stop the financial deductions for the medical auxiliary workers and to return their deducted salaries for the month of March. A statement issued by MOH…

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Louisville post office employee tests positive for the coronavirus

Louisville post office employee tests positive for the coronavirus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An employee at the United States Postal Service processing and distribution center off Gardiner Lane has tested positive for the coronavirus, the agency confirmed on Monday. The U.S. Postal Service learned that one of…

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Healthcare workers in Canada ‘mentally prepare’ for coronavirus

Healthcare workers in Canada ‘mentally prepare’ for coronavirus

The number of cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, is steadily increasing in Canada as more tests are carried out – and physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals are gauging how…

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MoM warns against mass gathering of workers

MoM warns against mass gathering of workers

Muscat: With regard to the precautionary measures to control the spread of Covid 19 issued by the competent authorities, the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) has released a statement to the private sector companies. The ministry…

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SEZAD warns against mass gathering of workers in Duqm

SEZAD warns against mass gathering of workers in Duqm

Muscat: The Special Economic Zone Authority (SEZAD) in Duqm has warned against the mass gathering of workers in the commercial city of Sai district. SEZAD said the matter is a clear violation of the decisions…

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