Employment

First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Guelph workers strike at NGF Canada glass plant

More than two dozen unionized glass products manufacturing workers went on strike early Tuesday at NGF Canada on York Road, a former Owens Corning plant near Guelph's downtown.The Japanese-owned firm was asking for concessions the 26 members of Workers ... [Published Glass on Web - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Minimum wage workers double since its introduction

The number of workers who are paid the National Minimum Wage has doubled since 1999 when it was introduced, a think tank has revealed. A study by the Resolution Foundation found that 1.2m employees are now on the legal minimum, compared to fifteen years ... [Published PoliticsHome - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Minimum Wage, Workers
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Post office strike frustration builds

Article by Masego RahlagaAs the South African Post Office (Sapo) strike enters its second month, business owners, universities, banks, insurance companies and other customers are growing increasingly frustrated.Sapo has warned the strike is likely to ... [Published iafrica.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Temporary workers now protected under landmark law

LOS ANGELES – California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will hold companies responsible for their subcontracted temp agencies’ actions against workers. Now, when a larger company’s subcontracted temp firm endangers, rips off, or underpays ... [Published Asian Journal - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 5 reports

Will rising minimum wage affect the RMG sector?

MINIMUM wage for workers in Bangladesh garments industry is a hot button issue for both manufacturers and the Western retailers. At the recent Harvard University Conference on “Globalization and Sustainability of Bangladesh Garments Industry”, two issues ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 15 reports

Employers hiring migrants ‘also more likely to offer local job opportunities’

Employers are turning to migrant labour to help grow their businesses, but these organisations are also more likely to offer local, entry-level job opportunities than those that don’t employ migrant workers.Research published today by the Chartered Institute ... [Published Ri 5 - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 6 reports

Workers relieved at toilet solution

Workers at a new power station who walked out on unofficial strike in a row over toilets have agreed to return to work after they were promised more facilities. ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Workers, Power Plant
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 5 reports

Eurozone inflation drops to 0.3%, unemployment steady

Brussels (AFP) - Inflation in the eurozone fell to 0.3 percent in September, the lowest for nearly five years, official figures showed Tuesday, signalling that the European Central Bank may have to go even further to avert the threat of deflation. Eurozone ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 10 reports

Midwives strike over NHS pay

Members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have voted overwhelmingly to strike over pay in the NHS.The result of the ballot, the first in the RCM's history, was announced yesterday. Overall 82% of members agreed to strike. Altogether 10,536 votes ... [Published Human Resources Magazine UK - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 8 reports

Market overview: German unemployment rises unexpectedly

0917: German unemployment rose by 12,000 in September after a 3,000 increase a month earlier, surprising analysts who predicted a 2,000 fall. The unemployment rate held at 6.7%. ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 7 reports

Incentives offered for firms who re-employ beyond 65

From next January, incentives will be given to firms who voluntarily re-employ their workers beyond the age of 65, before legislation kicks in.The move has come after the Government accepted the recommendations of this “promotional approach” by the Tripartite ... [Published HRM Singapore - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 8 reports

Macy’s To Hire More Workers This Holiday Season

Macy's announced today its plans to hire 86,000 temporary workers, up from 83,000 last year, to fulfill customer demand for the upcoming holiday seasonPage 1 of 2Published: September 29, 2014 at 3:49 pm EST By: Martin Blanc Click Ticker to See live ... [Published Bidness Etc - Sep 29 2014]

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...groups pay this ethnic penalty in some form but for black young people starting out in life it is an especially heavy price to pay – too heavy. "I want to take barriers down that prevent so many black people realising their potential" , said Cameron in 2010 . Black youth for one are still waiting
"Our company is going to invest $850 (Shs 2.1m) in each youth who will work with them to cater for the air ticket, passport, Interpol letter and health insurance" he added
"The National Lotteries Board has committed significant financial resources in the past to youth development programmes and they will continue to do so until we can bring youth unemployment under control,” said Davies. The NLB will look at ideas put forward by potential beneficiaries and specifically look for programmes that will uplift the youth within communities."
Recruitment starts with answering a fundamental question: "Why would someone want to work at your company?"

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TORONTO •In a rare sign of growth for the Canadian auto industry, Ford Motor Co. of Canada is adding more than 1,000 jobs even as its parent company slashes its profit forecast and recalls hundreds of thousands of vehicles. Ford Canada is hiring more ...
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The Social Democrats and the Greens have agreed to raise unemployment and sick-leave benefits, TV4 News reports. The two parties have not yet announced how much by, nor how much it will cost. They will also remove the limit on how long you can claim ...
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Department of Labor Is the unlikely movement to improve the plight of low-wage workers reaching a point where it can’t be stopped? On Tuesday, New York Mayor Bill deBlasio signed an executive order expanding the city’s living wage law. The change ...
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