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Former Australian PM Gillard grilled part of graft probe

Sep 10, 2014

Former Australian PM Gillard grilled part of graft probe

Gillard has always strenuously denied acting improperly but admitted to the inquiry that in hindsight she would do things differently. #NewsTracker #Julia Gillard #labor party #Australian Workers Union #Bruce Wilson #Workplace Reform Association #Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption
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

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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

Sep 22, 2014

1 In 5 Workers Laid Off In Past 5 Years Still Unemployed, Survey Finds

WASHINGTON -- Twenty-two percent of workers laid off in the past five years are still unemployed, according to a new survey . The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University surveyed more than 1,100 workers, including near... #Ohio #John Boehner #Bureau of Labor Statistics #U.S. Congress #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party
India's economic freedom

Sep 22, 2014

German Amazon Workers on Strike

Workers at five German Amazon.com logistics centers walked out in a two-day strike to support demands for a collective wage agreement, the Verdi labor union said... #Ohio #John Boehner #Bureau of Labor Statistics #U.S. Congress #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party
India's economic freedom

Sep 22, 2014

Nude photos of teacher spark labor dispute at schools in Israel’s south

Teachers union backs colleague 'whose dignity was crushed’ after students accessed her tablet and posted her pix on WhatsApp... #Ohio #John Boehner #Bureau of Labor Statistics #U.S. Congress #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party