Three workers die in sewers — RT EN

8 Aug 2022 12:32 pm Heavy rains have had devastating consequences in the Russian capital on Sunday. Maintenance workers were working on a sewer line when the water began to rise rapidly. Three young men died. Source: Sputnik © Mikhail Voskresensky According to the capital’s authorities, the men are said to have been working on […]

Millions in compensation for 500 fired unvaccinated workers in US — RT DE

3 Aug 2022 6:58 p.m The Liberty Counsel, a US religious freedom organization, won a $10.3 million settlement for 500 fired workers at a Chicago-area health facility. The refusal of the requested vaccination on the part of the employees was purely for religious reasons. Evanston-based NorthShore University HealthSystem, an integrated healthcare system serving patients throughout […]

Postal workers to be trained to use weapons — RT DE

14 July 2022 8:45 am Poland recently introduced “voluntary military service”. Now the employees of the post office are to be trained by soldiers in the EU member state. The voluntary training should therefore serve to improve Poland’s defense readiness. Source: © Jaap Arriens / NurPhoto The employees of the post office in Poland […]

For Europe’s energy security? – Norwegian government ends strike by oil and gas workers — RT EN

In the worst case, the planned escalation of the Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers’ strike on Tuesday would have meant that European countries such as Belgium and the United Kingdom would have received no Norwegian natural gas as of Saturday. The Norwegian government has intervened to end an energy sector strike that had affected […]

Strike by Norwegian gas workers puts additional strain on energy markets — RT DE

Russian supplies had plummeted due to sanctions, some countries’ unwillingness to pay in rubles and the EU’s desire to divest Russian energy – now compounded by a Norwegian strike. Norwegian oil and gas workers at state-owned energy company Equinor have gone on strike after demanding wage increases to offset rising inflation. This reached 5.7 percent […]