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Published 24.06.2020 15:05
In Morocco agricultural workers have been flown back to Italy for work.
Seasonal agricultural workers from Morocco have been flown back to Italy using chartered planes paid for by farmer groups in order to harvest. Italy relies on 350,000 foreign agriculture workers who reside and work in the country from March to November every year. The workers were tested for Covid-19 prior…
Unemployment,
Published 23.06.2020 17:49
In New Zealand, a law firm owner $1000 gave each of her 14 employees $1000 to spend.
Dunedin lawyer Jenny Beck has surprised her staff with the handout. There was one caveat coming with the handout. The money had to be spent on accommodation, food at local restaurants and cafes, and at tourist attractions during a holiday over a long weekend. The lawyer was inspired by the…
Unemployment,
Published 22.06.2020 14:22
In Ukraine, a project I can will support business ideas created by women during the quarantine period.
It allocates UAH 500,000 (an equivalent of $18,600) to support five projects with innovative solutions “to reform an existing business given the new realities of the coronavirus,” the project’s website says. All ideas and businesses need to be created and implemented by women.
Inclusion, Unemployment,
Published 20.06.2020 17:51
In Bangalore, India, a restaurant called Desi Masala is feeding more than 10,000 vulnerable people every day.
Friends and families of the team are also volunteering for this cause. Local police officials and NGOs have joined hands with them. Meals are given to slum dwellers, daily wage and migrant workers, orphanages, old age homes and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike workers.
Unemployment,
Published 15.06.2020 13:44
In Costa Rica, the National Bank and the Kurubandé Foundation have created a campaign to raise funds to help artists.
The money is to buy food and finance the creation of artistic projects since due to the Covid-19 pandemic most of the artists are not working. The artists have recorded a video singing the song “Te mando una canción” to publicize the campaign.
Unemployment,
Published 08.06.2020 07:56
In the UK, Uber has launched Work Hub for drivers to find temporary work opportunities with other companies.
During the pandemic, Uber in the UK has partnered with companies that are currently offering work opportunities, such as Adecco, Hermes or Yodel, to show vacancies in other jobs. Uber drivers can visit the new section “Work Hub” in their Driver App.
Unemployment, ,
Published 30.05.2020 10:43
In South Africa breweries are being converted into a soup kitchen during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In Cape Town, a group of brewery owners have turned their idle breweries into soup kitchens to help feed the unemployed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The collective known as the Brewers Soup Collective wants to convert all of the city’s breweries into soup kitchens. The government has banned the sale…
Unemployment,
Published 26.05.2020 23:08
In Mexico, Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit started a communal kitchen.
The project is to prepare 400 lunch boxes daily which are distributed to residents of low-income neighborhoods in the Tepic city thanks to donations. Meales are delivered at lunchtime. The kitchen is disinfected and workers use personal protective equipment.
Unemployment,
Published 25.05.2020 14:33
In Uruguay, a platform allows customers to pay for vouchers and use them in their favourite restaurants when the lockdown ends
Rodrigo Martinez, 29, a chief commercial officer of a software company EagerWorks explained to Outriders why they launched “Lo de siempre” (meaning “as usual” in Spanish). After 45 days of campaigning, restaurants in Uruguay have started to open and have finished the project. They have sold about 700 vouchers in total these days.
Unemployment,
Published 12.05.2020 17:06
In Japan, cabbage companies are hiring hotels staff to help both agriculture and tourism industry during the pandemic.
Japan has been bringing in labor from developing countries since 1993, under a program to transfer technologies and knowledge. Foreigners were trained in the agricultural or manufacturing sectors and they came back home three years later. Due to the current travel restrictions, some farm companies are recruiting labour among nearby…

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