Nebraska prison warden cites ‘deeply troubling’ shortage of health care workers | Local

Henry J. Cordes Omaha World-Herald Between 2010 and 2020, Nebraska’s prison population increased by 16%. This is due in part to a gun violence bill passed by the Nebraska Legislature in 2009. In May, Gov. Pete Ricketts and state prison officials unveiled a state-of-the-art new prison facility in Lincoln that includes open spaces, natural light … Read more

Nebraska prison warden cites ‘deeply troubling’ shortage of health care workers | Local

Henry J. Cordes Omaha World-Herald Between 2010 and 2020, Nebraska’s prison population increased by 16%. This is due in part to a gun violence bill passed by the Nebraska Legislature in 2009. In May, Gov. Pete Ricketts and state prison officials unveiled a state-of-the-art new prison facility in Lincoln that includes open spaces, natural light … Read more

Nebraska prison warden cites ‘deeply troubling’ shortage of health care workers | Local

Henry J. Cordes Omaha World-Herald Between 2010 and 2020, Nebraska’s prison population increased by 16%. This is due in part to a gun violence bill passed by the Nebraska Legislature in 2009. In May, Gov. Pete Ricketts and state prison officials unveiled a state-of-the-art new prison facility in Lincoln that includes open spaces, natural light … Read more

Expert advice on fitness and training during the recovery period from injury | Hello

Injuries are very common among fitness enthusiasts, and no matter how hard they try to avoid injury, it can happen to anyone. In case of injury, rest days are just as important as training days, in fact the ideal fitness regime is not complete without rest days. Athletes who are injured often worry about losing … Read more

Australia needs workers, but a million are stuck at the door

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com I am registering SYDNEY, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Reductions in visa processing times in Australia have left about one million would-be workers in limbo, exacerbating an acute staff shortage that has crippled business and dampened economic sentiment. Two years of tight border controls and an exodus … Read more

‘I felt like my insides were crying’: China’s COVID restrictions are hitting young people’s mental health

HONG KONG, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Zhang Meng had a meltdown last December. The 20-year-old found herself sobbing on the stairs of her dormitory, driven to despair by repeated COVID-related lockdowns on her university campus in Beijing. The lockdown meant she was mostly confined to her room and unable to meet friends. There were also … Read more

Agriculture Forum: Plan Ahead for Harvest Season | Business

Moore At a recent National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) meeting, I was lucky enough to catch up with the fine folks at the Pipeline Ag Safety Alliance. They are NACAA partners and always share the most up-to-date information and resources on farm utility safety. One of the messages I really appreciated from this … Read more

Employment Law: Workplace Implications of Changing Covid-19 Restrictions | Local business news

By KAREN MICHAEL Special Correspondent Two federal agencies — the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — have said it’s time to minimize the disruptions of COVID-19 to our lives, and that includes the workplace. Employers grapple with their COVID policies as pandemic eases. Last month, the EEOC updated … Read more

Health tech firm donates $20,000 to celebrate 20th anniversary | News

FAIRMONT — A Fairmont company has taken its company anniversary celebration to a whole new level. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Healthcare Management Solutions LLC officials decided to give $1,000 to 20 different nonprofit organizations in North Central West Virginia, many in Marion County, for a total of $20,000. “We are proud to share some … Read more

Raccoon Refuse goes out of business, leaving households, municipalities to struggle | News

The sudden closure Monday of Raccoon Refuse Garbage Services Inc. has left individuals and multiple area municipalities scrambling for a replacement — and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is investigating. Raccoon Refuse, based in Mill Village, notified its municipal customers in northwestern Pennsylvania of the suspension Monday morning via email. Local communities affected include … Read more