In France, home and champion of the traditional and independent bookstore, the country’s Senate very recently passed what is being referred to in certain quarters as an ‘Anti Amazon’ law. This legislation seeks to promote brick and mortar bookstores by restricting online merchants such as Amazon from offering free shipping of discounted books. France has a history of propping up small bookshops and also has rules that fix the prices of most books, thus ruling out online discounts..
Brian respected straight talk. He loved coffee and was rarely seen without a cup in hand. He enjoyed fishing, lakes, streams, the ocean, playing horseshoes, and the game solitaire. My old job was fantastic and I loved working there. Only problem is I can only stay for a maximum of a year and a half since it was a rotational program. I’m learning so much more at my new job that makes it somewhat worth the crap I have to take.
Goal Zero’s Yeti 200x Station scales in at five pounds, and under a foot in length. It provides 187 watt hours of power from a full charge, which Goal Zero rates at approximately 20 recharges of your smartphone. To charge the power station itself, the Yeti 200x can be paired with a Goal Zero solar panel such as the Nomad 20.
In a “Covid bulletin” to reps, the NEU on Monday sets out “key demands for all workplaces”. The five demands are risk assessments, an end to work assessments during the pandemic, extra time to plan, prepare and assess students work, and an agreed pay progression. Reps are told to “secure a commitment to automatic pay progression at the end of this academic year.
A visit to Udaipur, I came to know of a shop that stocked antiques including furniture, tobacco and metal containers. I ended up buying several artefacts and adding to the collection. That how we grow the collection, says Surendra Kedia, executive director, Manjushree Technopak, who started the museum along with his brother Vimal..
Northampton Health Department urges businesses that employ UMass Amherst students not to allow them to come to work until university’s self sequestration’s over Updated Feb 12, 2021; Posted Feb 12, 2021Downtown Northampton along Main Street. (Hoang Nguyen/The Republican)Following a surge in coronavirus cases at the University of Massachusetts Amherst that led officials to tighten restrictions, Northampton public health officials urged businesses that employ UMass students to allow them to stay home until the school’s “self sequestration” order is over.In a message posted to Facebook on Thursday, Northampton Public Health Director Meredith O’Leary urged business owners to make sure workers who are students at UMass are not allowed to come to work until the school’s “quarantine/stay in place order has been lifted.” The aim is to protect the safety of employees and the community.Officials are seeking to reduce the risk of people being exposed to the virus in workplaces in Northampton and the community at large, according to O’Leary. She recognized that over the course of the past year, businesses in the city have had to make “incredible sacrifices and adaptations” to protect the health of residents.”We recognize that many of our local businesses rely on UMass students for staffing support, and the necessary quarantine of these students has a widespread impact that is felt outside of the university campus,” O’Leary wrote in her message to Northampton business owners.