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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

Jul 30, 2014

Can You Fire Employees Who Smoke?

Despite data showing that each smoker costs their employer nearly $6,000 in lost productivity and higher medical costs, employers are still bound by laws when it comes to smoker discrimination. In many states, it’s illegal to discriminate against smo...
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 27, 2014

Letter: Scaffold law unfairly penalizes employers

In an argument in favor of New York's notorious scaffold law, a letter writer says his accident proves the law is necessary ["Scaffold law still much needed," July 18]. If anything, accidents like his show why the law needs to be fixed. The scaffold ... #Andrew Cuomo #Habitat for Humanity #New York (state) #Albany, NY
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 27, 2014

Push to extend tax benefit for riders

Subway passengers staring down a fare hike next year lent their names in support of legislation that would give workers a break on commuting costs. Riders Alliance, a grassroots transit group, petitioned straphangers at the Atlantic Avenue station in... #MTA #Brooklyn, NY #Crown Heights, NY #East New York, NY