“Let's stop criticizing our banks!”

More than ten years after the subprime mortgage crisis, all the light has not been shed, and yet the idea of ​​the guilt of the banks has taken hold firmly in people's minds. They are even blamed for the double fault, since after playing with fire and triggering the crisis, they allegedly asked for help from the States. This unanimous condemnation, the result of incomplete analyzes, is a heavy component of the bank bashing that has raged since then and unfortunately works against our interests. We are indeed at a critical moment when Europe, faced with the domination of American finance and the dollar, must develop its own financial capacities. The development of a strong pan-European financial sector is therefore essential if we particularly want to foster the emergence of future European gafas. 
If it is vain to hope for the complete disappearance of this bank bashing and, one might say, of the bashing market whose roots plunge both in history and in ignor…

Masks, teleworking, open spaces: new health rules in companies "by the end of August", announces the French Minister of Labor, Elisabeth Borne

 The government wants to modify "by the end of August" the health rules to contain Covid-19 in companies, in particular via the "compulsory wearing of a mask" in certain situations, indicates Sunday August 16 the Minister of Labor, Elisabeth Borne.

Masks, teleworking, open spaces: new health rules in companies "by the end of August", announces the French Minister of Labor, Elisabeth Borne

Two weeks before the start of the school year and in the midst of an epidemic recovery, "on Tuesday we will present to the social partners the first changes that we propose to introduce", announces Elisabeth Borne, adding that these decisions will have to be taken "in the coming days, so that the new rules can apply by the end of August ".

Among these measures, "the compulsory wearing of a mask" will be recommended "in meeting rooms where there is no natural ventilation [and] circulation spaces", but not necessarily in individual offices where "there is no 'is probably not necessary, "she says.

Telework "remains recommended"

The Minister intends to seize the High Council of Public Health, which pronounced Saturday for the systematic wearing of the mask in collective closed environment, on the case of "open spaces" and the effectiveness of Plexiglas windows to protect employees. However, she sees "no reason to question the current rule of distancing" imposing one square meter per workstation. 



Employers, for their part, must be "more vigilant" when "workers are accommodated in collective accommodation, as is the case for seasonal workers", but also "in cold and humid environments" such as slaughterhouses, says Elisabeth. Thick headed.

As for teleworking, it "remains recommended" and "it must be implemented whenever possible in areas of active circulation of the virus", she says. In addition, the minister recognizes that the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus "results in more social plans", with "275 plans to safeguard employment launched since the beginning of March".

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