first_imgJamaicans will observe Workers’ Week 2015 from May 17 -25, with a special focus on workplace safety and health.The week provides time for reflection on the labour uprisings of the 1930s and the sacrifices made by workers locally and regionally to gain freedom and rights, notably the freedom to representation at work.Speaking at the launch of Workers’ Week and Labour Day 2015, on May 4, at Jamaica House, Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, reiterated the Government’s commitment to creating an environment conducive to work.“We know that many workers and employers are experiencing challenges in the tight fiscal space in which we are operating, but we must continue to join hands and hearts together for the good of the country,” Mr. Kellier said.He noted that the Ministry will continue its efforts to implement a comprehensive occupational management system in Jamaica.The Minister noted that the Government will table the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in the House this financial year.“While we await the legislation, the Ministry will be working to increase public awareness about hazards and risks at the workplace and the corresponding prevention and control. A series of educational activities are being planned islandwide and will continue beyond Workers’ Week,” he informed.Mr. Kellier said the Ministry is planning to host a major public education and sensitisation session in Portmore, St. Catherine, during the week, to help members of the public understand aspects of the impending OSHA legislation.“Let me emphasise that safety and well-being in our places of work is a right for all Jamaican workers and a legacy for future generations,” the Minister said. Story HighlightsJamaicans will observe Workers’ Week 2015 from May 17 -25, with a special focus on workplace safety and health.The week provides time for reflection on the labour uprisings of the 1930s and the sacrifices made by workers locally and regionally to gain freedom and rights, notably the freedom to representation at work.Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, reiterated the Government’s commitment to creating an environment conducive to work. Photo: Yhomo Hutchinson Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, speaking at the launch of Workers’ Week and Labour Day 2015, on May 4, at Jamaica House. RelatedLabour Ministry Tests Worker Safety Passport at UWI Housing Project RelatedSTATIN Labour Force Report for January 2015 Emphasis on Workplace Safety and Health During Workers’ Week LabourMay 4, 2015Written by: Latonya Lintoncenter_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Emphasis on Workplace Safety and Health During Workers’ WeekJIS News | Presented by: PausePlay% buffered00:0000:00UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQualityundefinedSpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreenPlay RelatedJCPD Disburses $7 Million to Assist Members Advertisementslast_img read more

first_imgShareTweetShareShareEmail CommentsThe Polish national team head-coach Michael Biegler is close to come-back to the German DKB Bundesliga after the latest talks between HSV Handball and Polish Handball Federation officials. Ex-Magdeburg coach making progress with Poles since 2012, when he overtook the role of the head-coach from Bogdan Wenta.After only average TOP 16 place at the World Championship 2013, Poland made two good results at EHF EURO 2014 and Qatar 2015, where brothers Jurecki and Co. won the bronze medal, the first one since WCh 2009 in Croatia.Beigler will lead Poland at Men’s EHF EURO 2016 in this country, and the biggest issue from Polish Handball Federation is that his possible job in HSV Handball doesn’t affect his duties in the “Eagles” t-shirt.. Related Items:HSV Handbal, Michael Biegler, Polish Handball, Polish handball federation ShareTweetShareShareEmail Recommended for you Poles against EHF decision: Negative effects in the future, prevents WCh 2023 promotion Wisla Plock defeated in season opener in Szczecin Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. New Polish wave flooded Brazil 1 Comment Pingback: Bigler blizu klupe HSV-a | Balkan Handball 1 Commentlast_img read more

first_img“The world is looking for information and insight into what Xi Jinping thinks and how he sees China going forward.” Image courtesy: XinhuanetThe second volume of “Xi Jinping: The Governance of China” has been popular at a press centre for China’s two sessions.“The books have been taken away from the table very quickly,” said an official with the press centre, adding that a total of 600 copies were prepared, including 400 in Chinese and 200 in English.Clifford Coonan, China Bureau Chief of the Irish Times, said he is very interested in the book.“The world is looking for information and insight into what Xi Jinping thinks and how he sees China going forward,” said Coonan.“I’ve read sections of the first book trying to gain insight into what direction China is taking,” he said.The second volume of “Xi Jinping: The Governance of China” contains 99 of Xi’s speeches, conversations, instructions and letters, as well as 29 photos of the Chinese leader from Aug. 18, 2014 to Sept. 29, 2017.Chinese and English versions of the book hit the market on Nov. 7, 2017.The first book was published in September 2014, and about 6.6 million copies have been printed worldwide in 24 languages.Last year, the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) wrote Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era into the Party Constitution.The annual sessions of the national legislature and top political advisory body this year are expected to discuss the implementation of Xi Jinping’s thought and the spirit of the Party Congress.More than 3,000 reporters have registered to cover the events, including more than 1,000 from overseas, according to a statement from the press centre.last_img read more

first_imgJACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The first official message on The Rock for the 2019-2020 school year is ready to go.TOP PHOTO:  CCHS Juniors Ryleigh Hatmaker (L) and Michael Riley put the finishing touches on “The Rock” on Monday evening.Hatmaker and Riley will tend to The Rock this year sharing their latest creations.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/30/2019-6AM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img