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US unemployment aid applications rise to 386K

Jun 14, 2012

US unemployment aid applications rise to 386K

The Labor Department says weekly unemployment benefit applications rose 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 386,000. #Employment law #Unemployment #Washington #Labor economics #Department of Labor
More Indians are overworked than global peers Survey

Nov 14, 2011

More Indians are overworked than global peers Survey

A high rate of economic growth seems to be taking a toll on people's workhome balance and more Indians are overworked than their global peers, according to a survey. #India #Employment #Employment law #Worklife balance #Regus PLC
Desi Muslim in US sacked for wearing hijab, sues

Jun 29, 2011

Desi Muslim in US sacked for wearing hijab, sues

Hani Khan's lawsuit is one of several others filed by IndianAmericans that point to a spurt in cases of US workplace discrimination based on religion and national origin. #OnTheDocket #CultureClash #Abercrombie & Fitch #Employment law

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Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Apr 23, 2012

Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Welfare programmes everywhere change human behaviour. NREGA too has done so by preventing migration to cities - something that's needed for progress. #NREGA #Welfare economics #Employment law #WelfareState
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Oct 01, 2014

New York City Should Lead on Banning Credit Discrimination

Discrimination has no place in New York City. The City's Human Rights Law is one of the strongest bodies of civil rights law in the nation, and the City Council and mayor have taken bold action to update it to address emerging forms of discrimination... #Letitia James #Brad Lander #Indeed.com
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 29, 2014

Law allows temporary former worker to collect little of $12,261 in wages owed by ex-employer

Temporary foreign worker Angie Bestray saw big problems on her very first pay day. The Filipina cleaner was handed an envelope full of cash with a pink post-it note stuck on top instead of a proper pay stub... #Letitia James #Brad Lander #Indeed.com
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Oct 01, 2014

In Colorado, pot may be legal, but the courts are still deciding if you can be fired for using it outside work

Tuesday's arguments highlighted the clash between state laws that are accepting of marijuana use and employers' drug-free policies that won't tolerate i... #Letitia James #Brad Lander #Indeed.com