The Daily Populous

Tuesday November 9th, 2021 night edition

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Remote workers in Portugal could see a healthier work-life balance under new labour laws approved by the country's parliament.

Companies will also have to help pay for expenses incurred by remote working, such as higher electricity and internet bills.

But the amendments to Portugal's labour laws have limits: they will not apply to companies with fewer than ten employees.

Companies must also now contribute to expenses that workers have incurred as a result of switching to remote working.

Measures to tackle loneliness are also included in the remote working rules, with companies expected to organise face-to-face meetings at least every two months.

Portugal was the first European country to alter its remote working rules as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic in January this year.

Building a healthy remote working culture could also bring other benefits to Portugal, Mendes Godinho said, in the form of foreign remote workers seeking a change of scenery. »

Boeing outsourced Air Force One work to insolvent Port San Antonio company tied to Saudis: whistleblower

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Boeing Co. outsourced work on Air Force One aircraft at Port San Antonio to a financially insolvent shell company owned by a foreign government, raising troubling national security questions, a whistleblower alleges in a court filing.

On Dispute over work on Air Force One causes 56 to be laid off in San Antonio.

The Defense Department awarded Boeing the $3.9 billion contract, with the work performed at Port San Antonio. »

Paul Gosar Posts Anime Video Showing Him Killing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Paul Gosar (R-AZ) has shared a photoshopped anti-immigrant anime video that shows him killing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).

On Sunday, Gosar shared the video on Twitter that used clips from popular Japanese anime Attack on Titan, alongside the caption: "Any anime fans out there?".

The anime clip uploaded by Gosar was essentially a photoshopped video of the season 1 opening for Attack on Titan, a popular Japanese anime. »

Texas Democrat candidate Matthew Dowd says Jesus today ‘would be accused of being woke’

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A former Bush campaign adviser who is running as a Democrat in Texas’ lieutenant governor race said Sunday that Jesus Christ today would be declared "woke" by conservatives.

"As I sat in church today I was thinking that if Jesus were here today he would be accused of being woke," he tweeted.

"Lovely service at church today at Chapel in the Hills in Wimberley," he wrote in an earlier tweet. »