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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 work-home balance and more Indians are overworked than their global peers, according to a survey. #India #Employment #Employment law #Work-life 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 Indian-Americans 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

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Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 18, 2014

Americans With Disabilities Are More Likely To Be Poor, Report Finds

Americans with disabilities are more likely to be poor than any other demographic group, and their average income in 2012 was about $6,000 less than people without disabilities, according to a report released Thursday. The report, "Fulfilling the Pro... #Iowa City, IA #Tom Harkin
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 18, 2014

Charlie Baker: Sale of investment made by state of New Jersey in firm with ties to him resolves issue

It is against New Jersey law for the state to use investment firms with managers who have made political donations in the state over the past two years. By STEVE LeBLANC BOSTON — Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker said Wednesday that qu... #Massachusetts #New Jersey #Federal Election Commission #Christopher J. Christie #General Catalyst #U.S. Republican Party #Martha Coakley
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 16, 2014

Paycheck Fairness Act Blocked Again By Senate GOP

Senate Republicans on Monday blocked for the fourth time a bill that would strengthen federal equal pay laws for women. The Paycheck Fairness Act would ban employers from retaliating against employees who share salary information with each other, imp... #Massachusetts #New Jersey #Federal Election Commission #Christopher J. Christie #General Catalyst #U.S. Republican Party #Martha Coakley