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Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents

Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents

Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents – Originally published by the…

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…

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News

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Epic Fail! The Internet is not driving economic development, job creation

By Nicolas Friederici, Researcher, Digital Economies, University of Oxford — With almost half the world’s population now online, attempts to spread the Internet continue unabated. Underlying this agenda is a rationale that the spread of the Internet leads directly to economic growth and development.  The likes of Facebook and Google offer data services for “free”, while satellites,…

Epic Fail! The Internet is not driving economic development, job creation

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

Timekeeping Software Helps Companies Cheat Their Workers

By Elizabeth C. Tippett, Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon — There are a lot of ways employers can manipulate your time using timekeeping software, some of which are legal and others highly questionable. If you work on an hourly basis, you may not have given much thought to what happens to your…

Timekeeping Software Helps Companies Cheat Their Workers

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

Epic Fail! The Internet is not driving economic development, job creation

By Nicolas Friederici, Researcher, Digital Economies, University of Oxford — With almost half the world’s population now online, attempts to spread the Internet continue unabated. Underlying this agenda is a rationale that the spread of the Internet leads directly to economic growth and development.  The likes of Facebook and Google offer data services for “free”, while satellites,…

Epic Fail! The Internet is not driving economic development, job creation

Labor

Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents

Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents

Automation of Everything – The jobless world and its discontents – Originally published by the…

Epic Fail! The Internet is not driving economic development, job creation

Epic Fail! The Internet is not driving economic development, job creation

By Nicolas Friederici, Researcher, Digital Economies, University of Oxford — With almost half the world’s population now…

Timekeeping Software Helps Companies Cheat Their Workers

Timekeeping Software Helps Companies Cheat Their Workers

By Elizabeth C. Tippett, Assistant Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon — There are…

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…