Joe Biden said he strongly supports Pentagon plan to make Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for American troops in mid-September. “We cannot give up the fight against Covid-19, especially with the Delta variant which is spreading rapidly among unvaccinated populations,” said the US president.
Long wait times were reported at ports of entry across the Canada-U.S. Border on Monday as Ottawa began to allow Americans fully vaccinated and permanent residents of the United States to enter for the first time in 16 months. Data showed delays of seven hours at the Fort Frances, Ont., And International Falls, Minnesota crossings.
Job vacancies in the United States rose above 10m to a record high in June, the latest sign of labor shortages faced by American companies that are weighs on the recovery. The number of job openings rose from 590,000 to 10.1 million in June, according to the Labor Ministry’s Job Openings and Turnover Survey.
Tyson Foods, America’s Largest Meat Producer, Raised Full-Year Sales Outlook as Restaurant reopening boosted demand for its beef and pork products. The Arkansas-based company projects annual revenues of between $ 46 billion and $ 47 billion, up from its previous forecast of $ 44 billion to $ 46 billion.
A coronavirus-induced labor shortage has forced Thai Union to reduce capacity by a quarter Even as demand for its frozen seafood and pet food has pushed its profits to record highs. The seafood producer said COVID-19 border restrictions in Thailand have kept his migrant workers out of Myanmar.
The pandemic has accelerated a generational shift in investing, according to Hargreaves Lansdown, with more young people start investing during lockdowns linked to Covid-19. The UK’s largest investment platform added a record number of new clients and assets in the year through June as it benefited from increased share trading.
UK recruiting group PageGroup returned to profit as demand returned in many of its markets as pandemic restrictions are loosening. The UK-based recruiter, which operates in 37 countries, generated pre-tax profit for the six months to June 30 at £ 63.7million, compared with a loss of £ 800,000 in the same period one year ago.