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US prosecutors says Devyani Khobragade enjoys no immunity

Feb 01, 2014

US prosecutors says Devyani Khobragade enjoys no immunity

Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara's office argues in the court filings that Khobragade is a former diplomat and not immune from prosecution. #India #US #TheySaidIt #Diplomatic immunity #Preet Bharara #domestic help #New York #MEA #Ministry of External Affairs #Nancy Powell #diplomat #Minimum wage #Vienna Convention #Devyani Khobragade #Uttam Khobragade
Devyani Khobragade returns to Mumbai, RPI activists receive her

Jan 14, 2014

Devyani Khobragade returns to Mumbai, RPI activists receive her

Devyani, the daughter of retired IAS officer Uttam Khobragade, is expected to stay at her parents home in Versova for a few days. #India #US #NewsTracker #Diplomatic immunity #domestic help #New York #MEA #Ministry of External Affairs #Nancy Powell #diplomat #Minimum wage #Vienna Convention #Devyani Khobragade
Ramesh writes to Odisha CM over delay in wages of MGNREGS workers

Jan 10, 2014

Ramesh writes to Odisha CM over delay in wages of MGNREGS workers

"Recent news accounts in national dailies and state reviews have highlighted the plight of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) workers on the issue of delay in wage payment," the letter from Ramesh addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said. #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Naveen Patnaik #Odisha #MGNREGS #delay in wages

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Devyani case: India should tell US 'don't mess with us again'

Jan 15, 2014

Devyani case: India should tell US 'don't mess with us again'

India needs to develop a culture of "I am not turning my other cheek, I am not ignoring your aggression, I am instead going to punch your nose, bash your head, break your knees, etc. whatever it takes for you to NEVER EVER mess with me again." #India #US #Visa fraud #Wages #LetterstoFP #diplomat #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #Wayne May #Alicia Mueller May
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Dec 18, 2013

Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

As an American citizen I find it deplorable that the worker, Mrs Richard, has been cast as a criminal for merely demanding the wages due her by US law. #Employment #USA #Labour laws #Devyani Khobragade #Mathew Brinkley #wage laws #unfair treatment

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Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Jul 31, 2014

Airport workers rally for better JetBlue wages

Some 50 JetBlue contract workers rallied outside the airline’s Queens headquarters Wednesday — demanding $1-an-hour raises...
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Jul 30, 2014

Economics Q. and A.: Tyler Cowen on Inequality and What Really Ails America

The economist’s recommendation for countering wage stagnation is increasing the quality and affordability of housing, health care and education...
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Jul 29, 2014

Politicians Give Living on Minimum Wage a Whirl

Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland and Jan Schakowsky took part in #LiveTheWage challenge, and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn agreed to try it in the futur... #Illinois #Tim Ryan #Pat Quinn