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McDonald’s Workers Go After Company For Failing To Protect Them During Coronavirus

McDonald’s workers filed a lawsuit in Chicago, took legal actions in California and are planning strikes nationwide, all in response to the company’s alleged failure to protect workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.  In a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cook County, Illinois, five McDonald’s workers claim the company’s response to the pandemic has been “plainly […]

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Illinois Taking Charge Of COVID-19 Testing After Trump Administration’s ‘Profound Failing’

Frustrated Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday his state is taking charge of coronavirus tests in the wake of the Trump administration’s “profound failing” to deliver promised supplies. As of Sunday evening, the state had 4,600 cases of COVID-19 and 65 deaths, including what’s believed to be the world’s first loss of an infant to the […]

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Sexual assault forensics centres failing some victims

Young victims of sexual assault are not being forensically examined within a critical time period at some privately-run referral centres, a BBC investigation has found. Doctors also told the BBC they had seen cases of incorrect recordings of injuries and evidence contamination. Victims’ Commissioner Baroness Newlove said the “failings” were “shocking”. NHS England – which […]