• 17 employees at a Florida school district have died from COVID-19 since August

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    Surgical mask hanging inside school on locker.
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    Seventeen employees at a Florida school district have died from COVID-19 since August.
    Of the 17 employees, 12 of them had returned to their jobs when the new year began in early August.
    A spokesman from the district said it is unclear how the employees might have gotten sick.
    Seventeen employees from a central Florida school district have died from COVID-19 since the school year began in August, according to multiple reports. A spokesman from the Polk County Public Schools district confirmed the figure to Insider and said...
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  • A luxury car dealership is accused of firing an employee who warned others about a COVID-19 outbreak, telling him 'his only job was to fix cars'

    14 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Rolls-Royce Ghost.
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    Hi Tech Motorcars is accused of firing a worker in December 2020 who warned others there was a COVID-19 case.
    "I feel it is important to inform all employees of the current situation," the man wrote in an email.
    The company sells cars from Audi, Maserati, Porsche, Aston Martin, Bentley, Lotus, and Rolls-Royce.
    When a worker at a high-end car dealership in Austin, Texas, learned one of his colleagues had tested positive for COVID-19, he did what the company would not: tell others. He was fired within the hour, according to a lawsuit filed by the US...
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