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<a href=http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/05/business/economy/number-of-jobless-claims-rises-more-than-expected.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss target=_blank >Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected</a>

By REUTERS —  Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected. That move, along with a sharp increase in announced layoffs, suggested some loss of momentum in the labor market during a sharp economic slowdown and stock market sell-off. Source: The New York Times – The New American Job Newsfeed

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<a href=http://www.employmentlawdaily.com/index.php/news/female-trucker-told-to-endure-harassment-has-title-vii-claim-revived/ target=_blank >Female truck driver told to ‘endure’ harassment has Title VII claim revived</a>

By Lorene D. Park, J.D. Reviving a female truck driver’s sexual harassment claim, a divided Eighth Circuit panel held that a district court failed to consider all that occurred during a mandatory 34-hour rest period during which her driving partner allegedly exposed himself to her, offered to forgive a debt in exchange for sex, and […]

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<a href=http://www.staffingindustry.com/row/Research-Publications/Daily-News/Japan-Job-availability-figures-best-for-over-23-years-35555 target=_blank >Japan Job Figures Best In 23 Years, Unemployment Down</a>

Japan’s job availability figures continued to improve in August to their highest level in more than 23 years, the government announced today, reflecting companies’ willingness to hire more employees, reports Japan Times. The ratio of job offers to seekers climbed from 1.21 in July to 1.23 in August, the highest since January 1992, when it […]

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<a href=http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/06/business/international/angry-workers-storm-air-france-meeting-on-job-cuts.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss target=_blank >Angry Workers Storm Air France Meeting On Job Cuts</a>

By LIZ ALDERMAN Two executives had to flee a meeting at Air France offices near Charles de Gaulle Airport, where plans were discussed to cut about 2,900 jobs. Source: The New York Times – The New American Job Newsfeed

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<a href=http://www.staffingindustry.com/row/Research-Publications/Daily-News/UAE-Less-than-half-of-HR-directors-plan-to-recruit-in-H1-2015-33253 target=_blank >UAE – Most HR Directors Not Recruiting In 1st Half Of 2015</a>

Up to 40% of HR directors plan to recruit staff in the UAE in the first six months of 2015, with their companies set to add new positions, according to a report from recruitment firm Robert Half, reports gulfbusiness.com. The latest Professional Hiring Index was four points lower compared to the index for the previous […]

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<a href=http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/26/us/politics/walker-is-set-to-deliver-new-blow-to-labor-and-bolster-credentials.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss target=_blank >Walker Is Set to Deliver New Blow to Labor and Bolster Credentials</a>

By MONICA DAVEY and MITCH SMITH — A measure being fast-tracked through Wisconsin’s Republican-held state legislature would bar unions from requiring workers to pay the equivalent of dues. After saying for months that an effort to advance so-called right-to-work legislation would be “a distraction” from dealing with larger issues like the state’s economy and job growth, Gov. […]

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<a href=http://www.ituc-csi.org/right-to-strike-re-affirmed-at-ilo target=_blank >Global Right to Strike Re-affirmed at ILO</a>

A breakthrough has been made at the International Labour Organization following two years during which employers at the International Labour Organization brought the UN body’s global supervisory system to a standstill, in an attempt to eliminate decades of ILO jurisprudence supporting the right to strike. Union and employer representatives have now reached an understanding at […]

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<a href=http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/26/business/next-goal-for-walmart-workers-more-hours.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss target=_blank >Walmart Workers - With Raises For Some More Hours Is Next Goal</a>

By HIROKO TABUCHI — Even with the wage increases the chain recently announced, Walmart workers often do not get enough hours to make ends meet, leaving them in a precarious financial state. Read more about Walmart workers at the source: The New York Times – The New American Job Newsfeed   What raises mean for Walmart Workers – […]

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<a href=http://www.industriall-union.org/cambodia-one-year-on-violence-continues target=_blank >Cambodia: Unionists Still Subjected To Violence A Year After Strikers Killed</a>

A year after five people were shot dead by police and 40 more were severely injured during wage protests in Phnom Penh on 3 January 2014, unionists in Cambodia are still being subjected to violence. Last month, a locally elected president from IndustriALL Global Union affiliate, the FTUWKC garment union, was brutally attacked with a […]

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Unemployment In Regions, States Unchanged In November

Regional and state unemployment rates were little changed in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Forty-one states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate decreases from October, three states had increases, and six states had no change. Forty-three states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rate decreases from a year earlier, […]

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