Employment

Hong Kong workers feel they are not equipped with the right skills for digital economy: survey – Tech News

More than half of Hong Kong’s workforce believe that their jobs are under threat from the rapid growth of the digital economy, while over 40% feel that they do not have the right skills to compete in it, a survey has found. The survey was conducted by tech consultants IDC for Workday, a major provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, and it polled over 1,400 employees from eight Asia-Pacific countries to assess their attitudes towards the…

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Workers condemn NEDA statement as insult and out of touch

Workers condemn NEDA statement as insult and out of touch NEDA’s P127 a day food budget standard for Filipino family is an insult to workers; ALU-TUCP wants Edillon to retract statement and apologize By ALU-TUCP June 6, 2018 QUEZON CITY – For setting the living standard of Filipino family to the lowest level, labor group Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) is demanding that the …

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Domestic workers on warpath over wages- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service CHENNAI: More than 500 domestic workers and activists staged a demonstration at Valluvarkottam to commemorate International Domestic Workers Day on Saturday, a press release from the National Domestic Workers Movement (NDWM) said. International Domestic Workers Day is celebrated to recognise the contribution of domestic workers and give dignity, respect and empowerment to them.   Activists spoke about the rights of domestic workers and the need for State and Central legislations to protect these rights. Among the…

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Migrant workers celebrate Father’s Day far from home and their children

VANCOUVER—This Sunday, migrant farm workers will gather in Surrey for a celebration of fatherhood — despite their children being hundreds of miles away. Gil Iguilar, a member of the Migrant Workers Dignity Association, which helps to provide services to migrants, said they have been holding Father’s Day events since 2010, after many of the workers who were fathers brought up how important the day was to them. “They mentioned to us that is important in their lives to recognize Father’s…

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Migrant workers celebrate Father’s Day far from home and their children

VANCOUVER—This Sunday, migrant farm workers will gather in Surrey for a celebration of fatherhood — despite their children being hundreds of miles away. Gil Iguilar, a member of the Migrant Workers Dignity Association, which helps to provide services to migrants, said they have been holding Father’s Day events since 2010, after many of the workers who were fathers brought up how important the day was to them. “They mentioned to us that is important in their lives to recognize Father’s…

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Over 400 Washington Post employees demand fair pay and benefits

The employees also uploaded a video on You Tube setting forth their position. It is appended to this article. The Washington Post The Washington Post was founded on December 6, 1877. It is the largest newspaper published in the United States capital Washington DC. It emphasizes coverage of national politics. Its slogan is “Democracy Dies in Darkness” which appears on its masthead. There are daily broadsheet editions that are printed for the District of Columbia and Maryland. The paper has…

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12 Costco food court menu items employees swear by – Strategy

Costco’s food court is home to a number of cheap and tasty menu options that members and food critics love. Costco employees themselves have some favorites, too. Business Insider reached out to 47 Costco workers and scoured the web to figure out what meals are considered standout hits with employees. Costco food courts are famous for having cheap, yummy grub. The food court menus are static in terms of price and offerings. You’ll have to travel if you want to…

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Workers in Dubai post handwritten letters to loved ones

It was also posted to their respective destinations on behalf of the workers. When Mohammed Mohsin, a Bangladeshi national civil foreman working in Dubai, met his wife of 15 years for the first time, all they did was exchange coy glances. Mohsin had committed to an arranged marriage with Ireen Parvin Mukta and given the cultural barriers, the two weren’t allowed to speak before their wedding ceremony. So, when the crew from Mian Biwi aur Wagah gave Mohsin the…

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Eagles present Super Bowl ring to longtime employee fired by Chip Kelly | NFL

Whether you consider Chip Kelly’s three seasons in Philadelphia as the Chip Kelly Era or Chip Kelly Error, another chapter in the Kelly-Eagles relationship was written this week. The Eagles presented a Super Bowl ring to a longtime employee who was fired by Kelly after his second year in Philadelphia. Carol Cullen was not just any “former employee.” She had been an executive assistant to the coaching staff since 1985. Kelly was her seventh head coach. And then … one day … it…

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Co-workers lauded after factory blast burns employee

Authorities are crediting co-workers with quick action after an explosion burned a factory worker at a western Pennsylvania plant CRESCENT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are crediting co-workers with quick action after an explosion burned a factory worker at a western Pennsylvania plant. Crescent Township police say emergency responders called to the Premier Pan building at about 5:45 p.m. Thursday found smoke billowing out of the plant. Officials in the Allegheny County community say a 20-year-old man with second-and third-degree burns…

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Unemployment Remains High In Several States

By Douglas A. McIntyre June 16, 2018 7:38 am EDT Headline after headline trumpet the fact that U.S. unemployment hit a multi-decade low of 3.8% in May. Most states have matched, or are even below that number. However, in several states, the figure has not fallen close to that low as high joblessness continues to linger. The unemployment rate in Alaska, at 7.2%, is near recession levels. The rate is 5.6% in the District of Columbia, although it is not…

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CMC workers demand GM’s removal

New Story Striking workers of the Central Marketing Corporation (CMC) are accusing their general manager ofdisrespect and vistimisation and said they want her out. Yesterday, about a dozen staff members took industrial action outside the business located onMarket and Vivian Richards streets demanding better working conditions and outstanding back pay for three years, among other issues they highlighted with Heatherlyn Millett, the same general manager whom they want to be removed. Romeo Aska, shop steward, said the employees are also…

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Now, Railway employees to get credit card-like medical cards

If you are a railway employee or pensioner, there is a good news for you. In order to give hassle-free medical facilities to its workers, pensioners and their dependents, the Railways has decided to replace the cumbersome medical booklet cards with credit card-like plastic health cards carrying a unique pan-India number. The national transporter currently issues medical cards in the form of booklets that resemble ration cards and are difficult to maintain. Each dependent of the employee and the pensioner…

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Tennessee Unemployment remains Low – Clarksville, TN Online

« Older: American Red Cross campaign calls for new blood donors to fill the Missing Types, A’s, B’s and O’s Newer: Hopkinsville Community College adding Evening College options this fall » June 15, 2018 |   Tennessee Unemployment Has Remained 3.5 percent or Lower for 11 Consecutive Months Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today that Tennessee’s May 2018 statewide unemployment rate of 3.5 percent marked…

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