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Bathurst hospital staff to join statewide strike over safety concerns

STAFF at Bathurst Base Hospital will join 22,000 workers across the state planning to strike over fears about workplace safety. Public hospitals across NSW could descend into chaos after more than 500 NSW Health Services Union delegates on Tuesday voted unanimously to stop work for four hours on August 1, as they fight for increased… Read More »

Anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr sues New York over religious exemption ban

Anti-vaxxer Robert F Kennedy Jr sues New York over religious exemption ban he calls ‘unconstitutional bigotry’ after measles struck 986 in the state New York has seen more cases of measles than any other state in the US in the nation’s biggest outbreak in 25 years  Measles predominantly struck unvaccinated Orthodox Jewish children in the… Read More »

Defenders of vegan bacon sue Mississippi over labeling law

A federal lawsuit says Mississippi is violating free-speech rights by banning makers of plant-based foods from using terms such as “meatless meatballs” and “vegan bacon.” The lawsuit against Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant and the state’s Republican agriculture commissioner, Andy Gipson, was filed Monday by the Plant Based Foods Association and the Illinois-based Upton’s Naturals… Read More »