GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline exceeded expectations for the company’s first-quarter 2022 sales and earnings forecasts. This was largely driven by GSK’s sales of Xevudy, an antibody treatment against COVID-19 it developed with Vir Biotechnology, and the company’s Shingrix vaccine against shingles.

British employees of pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline voted to strike against the company’s recent pay raise. Hundreds of GSK workers backed by British labor union Unite demanded a higher raise, citing major inflation rates and the company’s recent financial successes.

Union leaders representing 50,000 nurses and other U.S. medical staff reached a tentative agreement with Kaiser Permanente on November 13, averting a strike that could have disrupted patient care at hospitals.

Britain’s junior doctors said on Tuesday they would suspend a threatened 48-hour strike planned for next week after making progress in conciliation talks with the government over pay and conditions for working anti-social hours. The junior doctors, or doctors in training who represent just over half of all doctors in the National Health Service (NHS), […]