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A European Economy Of, By And For The People

A European Economy Of, By And For The People

The European economy has clearly seen better days. Facing great technological and societal change, it…

Union-Trained, Union-Made Miracle on the Hudson – Flight 1549

Union-Trained, Union-Made Miracle on the Hudson – Flight 1549

Union-trained workers who saved the passengers on Flight 1549, from Captain Sully to the ferry…

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News

  • ACICS Terminated, Agency Allowed Predatory For-Profit Colleges To Thrive
  • Hiring Activity In India Increases During August
  • Oklahoma’s Top Court: Companies Can’t Set Own Rules For Injured Workers
  • G.M. And Union Avoid Strike By 3,900 Canadian Workers
  • Hiring In India Surges Before August Festival Season
  • World – Randstad: Male Job Candidates Favoured Over Women

International Labour Organization At Work

This video introduces the work of the International Labour Organization. The ILO is the only tripartite United Nations agency. It brings together government, employer and worker representatives from 187 Member States to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes to promote decent work for all women and men. Source: International Labour Organisation Newsfeed…

International Labour Organization At Work

Oklahoma’s Top Court: Companies Can’t Set Own Rules For Injured Workers

By Michael Grabell ProPublica, Sept. 13, 2016 — A national campaign to rewrite state laws and allow businesses to decide how to care for their injured workers suffered a significant setback Sept. 13, 2016, when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that Oklahoma’s version of the law is unconstitutional. The 2013 legislation gave Oklahoma employers the ability…

Oklahoma’s Top Court: Companies Can’t Set Own Rules For Injured Workers

Final Overtime Rules Attacked By 21 States, Business Coalition Suing DOL

By Joy Waltemath and Pamela Wolf, J.D. — Nevada, joined by 20 other states, has filed a lawsuit in Texas—undoubtedly perceived as friendly after the success of the recent litigation over immigration reform—challenging Department of Labor’s final overtime rules under the Tenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and the Administrative Procedure Act. Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt led…

Final Overtime Rules Attacked By 21 States, Business Coalition Suing DOL

ManpowerGroup Lands First Temporary Staffing License In Vietnam

ManpowerGroup announced that it has become the first foreign-owned workforce solutions company to obtain the new Vietnamese Subleasing License. The new license is one of the most significant aspects of the new labour code adopted by the National Assembly of Vietnam; providing, for the first time, a set of comprehensive guidelines for the provision of…

ManpowerGroup Lands First Temporary Staffing License In Vietnam

Facebook Vacations: Coming And Going On Facebook

Two-thirds of online American adults (67%) are Facebook users, making Facebook the dominant social networking site in this country.1 And new findings from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project indicate there is considerable fluidity in the Facebook user population: 61% of current Facebook users say that at one time or another in…

Facebook Vacations: Coming And Going On Facebook

Labor

International Labour Organization At Work

International Labour Organization At Work

This video introduces the work of the International Labour Organization. The ILO is the only…

Hiring Activity In India Increases During August

Hiring Activity In India Increases During August

By Danny Romero — Hiring activity in India increased by 10.2% in August compared to the previous…

G.M. And Union Avoid Strike By 3,900 Canadian Workers

G.M. And Union Avoid Strike By 3,900 Canadian Workers

 G.M. And Union Avoid Strike By 3,900 Canadian Workers By IAN AUSTEN  The action focused…

Management

ACICS Terminated, Agency Allowed Predatory For-Profit Colleges To Thrive

ACICS Terminated, Agency Allowed Predatory For-Profit Colleges To Thrive

The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, or ACICS, has been under scrutiny for…

Final Overtime Rules Attacked By 21 States, Business Coalition Suing DOL

Final Overtime Rules Attacked By 21 States, Business Coalition Suing DOL

By Joy Waltemath and Pamela Wolf, J.D. — Nevada, joined by 20 other states, has filed a lawsuit in…