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<a href=https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/09/arab-spring-worker-strikes-giulio-regeni/ target=_blank >Egypt: Why Sisi Hates Egypt's Unions</a>

Egypt is cracking down on labor to quash the force behind the Tahrir Square revolution. By Ari Paul — One night during the Arab Spring, after a drive down the highway that connects Alexandria and Cairo, a fellow journalist and I arrived in Zamalek, the leafy Cairo neighborhood where we were staying. We had spent the day […]

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<a href=http://www.workforce.com/2016/09/08/companies-crack-diversity-code-leadership-teams-still-lag/ target=_blank >As Companies Crack the Diversity Code, Leadership Teams Lag</a>

By Peter Gomez and Susan Medina Like several Silicon Valley counterparts, tech giant Intel last year went public with its lack of employee diversity. The company is openly sharing its efforts to correct the problem. In an interview with NPR, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich discussed his company’s diversity initiatives and concluded that the “pipeline problem,” or the idea […]

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<a href=http://www2.staffingindustry.com/row/Editorial/Daily-News/World-Money-is-only-one-motivating-factor-39243 target=_blank >Compensation: Money Talks But Is Only One Motivating Factor</a>

By David Papapostolou — Whilst money is a key factor for anyone seeking employment, it’s not always the ultimate motivating factor. According to the 2016 Hays Asia Salary Guide, the number one reason jobseekers stated they were looking for a new employer was for a better salary and benefits package. However, when those staying with their current […]

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Video: How Much Would Prices Go Up If Walmart Paid a Living Wage?

Video: How Much Would Prices Go Up If Walmart Paid a Living Wage? [iframe id=”https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/vAcaeLmybCY” align=”center” mode=”normal” autoplay=”yes” maxwidth=”640″]

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7 Simple Ways To Prevent Seasonal Flu In The Workplace

Don’t let the hustle and bustle of the holiday season drag you down – or worse – give you the flu.This week, in observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration reminds all employers and workers of the importance of maintaining a healthy, influenza-free workplace this season and throughout the New […]

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Expatriate Workers – The 50 Most Expensive Cities Worldwide

Caracas, Venezuela, is simultaneously the world’s most expensive and the cheapest city for expatriate workers – depending on the exchange rate you use, according to the latest Cost of Living survey by ECA International. ECA International is a leading provider of knowledge, information and technology for the management and assignment of employees around the world. […]

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50 Most Expensive Cities Worldwide For International Workers

COST OF LIVING: Top 50 most expensive cities worldwide for workers assigned to international jobs. MOST EXPENSIVE CITIES GLOBAL AND REGIONAL RANKINGS Country Location  Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Venezuela Caracas 1 1 Angola Luanda 2 2 Norway Oslo 3 3 Norway Stavanger 4 5 Switzerland Zurich 5 6 Switzerland Geneva 6 7 Switzerland Bern 7 […]

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Your Holiday Shopping Guide To Avoiding Slave Labor

By Jill Richardson – Pope Francis got into the holiday spirit this year by calling on shoppers not to buy products made by modern-day slave labor. This is, of course, excellent advice. Odds are, most of us — whether Catholic or not — would love to take it. But how? Most products don’t come with tags specifying […]

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Global Wages Stagnate Lagging Pre-Financial Crisis Rates

GENEVA (ILO News) – Global wage growth slowed in 2013 to 2%, compared with 2.2% in 2012, according to the ILO’s Global Wage Report 2014/15. Wage growth has yet to catch up to pre-financial crisis rates of about 3%, the report found. Even this modest growth in global wages was driven almost entirely by emerging G20 economies, where […]

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Europe’s Immigrants Struggling To Rise From Low-Skill Jobs

Against a backdrop of aging populations and persistently low economic growth, few European governments are doing enough to help recent immigrants move from low-skilled precarious jobs and into decent work, says a new report by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) and International Labour Organization (ILO).The report, Aiming Higher: Policies to Get Immigrants into Middle-Skilled Work […]

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