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85% of 17 mn formal jobs created under UPA not secure: ILO report

Jan 16, 2014

85% of 17 mn formal jobs created under UPA not secure: ILO report

A recent International Labor Organization study states that of the 17 million new formal sector jobs created between 2009-10 and 2011-12, 85 percent offer no employment benefits and social security. #Manmohan Singh #UPA #jobs #GoodReads #ILO #International Labor Organization #informal sector #formal sector
US unemployment rate hits 5-year low, down to 7% in Nov

Dec 07, 2013

US unemployment rate hits 5-year low, down to 7% in Nov

Painting a brighter picture of the American economy, which is on a revival mode, the unemployment rate in the US has hit a five-year low, latest official figures revealed today. #US #Layoffs #government employees #Manufacturing activity #Jobs Data #Unemployment Rate #Bureau of Labor Statistics #Council of Economic Advisers #government shutdown #America Harry Reid #non-farm payrool
Australia's ruling Labor Party admit defeat in national election

Sep 07, 2013

Australia's ruling Labor Party admit defeat in national election

Health Minister Tanya Plibersek told Australian Broadcasting Corp. television that after 13 percent of the votes had been counted, her government's loss was no longer in doubt. #Australia #NewsTracker #labor party #Kevin Rudd #Australia elections #Tony Abbott
Unemployment still high in US

Sep 07, 2013

Unemployment still high in US

The jobless rate inched down marginally in August from 7.4 percent to 7.3 percent, Xinhua cited figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics as saying.The US economy added a paltry 169,000 jobs. #Economy #US #jobs #Employment #Jobs Data #US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Australian PM Kevin Rudd calls for elections on September 7

Aug 04, 2013

Australian PM Kevin Rudd calls for elections on September 7

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd called an election for Sept. 7 and said Sunday that it will be fought over who can be trusted to manage the Australian economy as it transitions from a decade-old mining boom fed by Chinese industrial demand that is now fading. #Wikileaks #Julian Assange #Australia #Australian elections #Kevin Ruddm Labor Party #Australian economy #Liberal Party

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India's economic freedom

Apr 29, 2011

India's economic freedom

Well -functioning countries today are grounded in the yin and yang of political and economic freedom. Liberals suggested that it is important to measure economic freedom across countries and across time.More economic freedom is associated with greater wealth, lower poverty and higher growth. #HowThisWorks #Environment #Labor #Development

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India's economic freedom

Aug 28, 2014

Labor Leader Urges Obama to Go Big on Immigration

Seeking a change in deportations policy and an energized liberal base for the midterm election... #Barack Obama #AFL-CIO #Richard Trumka
India's economic freedom

Aug 28, 2014

Obama plans packed Labor Day weekend

Obama plans to work it over Labor Day. The President will hit three fund-raisers over the holiday weekend and squeeze in some playtime at the wedding of the Obama family's personal chef, Sam Kass, and his bride, MSNBC host Alex Wagner... #Barack Obama #MSNBC #Sam Kass
India's economic freedom

Aug 24, 2014

China: Outmanned in Robotics

Chinese electronics makers face pressure to automate as labor costs rise but are challenged by the low margins, precise work and short product life of the phones and other gadgets that the country produces... #Barack Obama #MSNBC #Sam Kass