TORONTO – A growing body of data suggests that overtime and long working hours adversely affect the health and well-being of workers. A new global study finds working more than 55 hours per week increases a person’s risk of stroke and heart disease.
A growing body of data suggests that overtime and long working hours adversely affect the health and well-being of workers. A new global study finds working more than 55 hours per week increases a persons risk of stroke and heart disease.
According to a systematic analysis from the World Health Organization and International Labour Organization (WHO/ILO), latest estimates suggest long working hours killed three quarters of a million people in 2016, up 29% from 2000.
The latest closure of businesses and commercial activities in various areas of Canada forced hundreds of companies to lay off large numbers of employees. According to Statistics Canada, the closure caused a loss of 207 thousand jobs in April; 129,000 full-time jobs and 78,000 part-time jobs. (more…)
Forty percent of adults in Toronto received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the city said in a press release issued on Saturday (May 1). (more…)
Natural disasters have tripled in half a century
Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNMNG News
Toronto, March 21: A report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Thursday states that the world has been facing one disaster after another in recent years. The world has to deal with various disasters including corona pandemics, floods, droughts, fires, and locust attacks. People are now facing three times more natural disasters than the seventies and eighties from the last century. The agricultural sector is the most affected by these disasters. (more…)
Muhammad Ali Bukhari, CNMNG News, Toronto
On the eve of International Women’s Day, 175,000 health workers from SEIU Healthcare, Unifor and CUPE Unions across the Ontario province launched a virtual call today; clearly demand “respect, protect and pay” to Ontario Premier Doug Ford. (more…)