Human Rights/Labor Rights
Anuradha Koirala, Who Rescued Over 12,000 Women From Sex Trafficking, To Be Awarded Padma Shri   
January 26, 2017
Source: thelogicalindian.com - According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), 20.9 million people are subjected to forced labour while 22% are victims of forced sexual exploitation. 98% of the victims are women and children. We all remember the...
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Retail giant Costco wins dismissal of prawn lawsuit over Thai forced labor   
January 26, 2017
Source: Reuters - Globally, nearly 21 million people are victims of forced labor, according to the International Labour Organization. (Reporting by Sebastien Malo @sebastienmalo, Editing by Lyndsay Griffiths. Please credit the Thomson Reuters...
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Trump's Decision to Leave the TPP Was to Protect One Faction of the Super Rich   
January 26, 2017
Source: Alter Net - Why have jobs disappeared, not only in the United States or the West, but also, according to the International Labour Organization, worldwide' Two processes have debilitated the world’s workforce, and both to the advantage...
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Budget 2017: The Need To Skill Workers At India’s Construction Sites   
January 26, 2017
Source: bloombergquint.com - to 30.1 percent (2011-12),” says a report by the International Labour Organization on the Indian Labour Market-2016. Satish Parakh, managing director of construction firm Ashoka Buildcon Ltd., is optimistic given the...
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Outgoing Obama aide Jason Miller to run new D.C. area business group   
January 25, 2017
Source: Washington Post - As Washington’s business community prepares for a changing of the guard among the city’s political elite, it’s apparent that at least a few top officials are sticking around. The Greater Washington Partnership,...
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Fink Says BlackRock Watching How CEOs Handle Global Upheaval   
January 25, 2017
Source: Bloomberg - The two money managers voted with directors on executive pay plans 97 percent of the time in 2015, according to a report issued early last year by shareholder advocacy group As You Sow. Yet Fink said the firm won’t hesitate...
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Trump gridlock slowing traffic and business around Trump Tower   
January 25, 2017
Source: USA Today - Trump gridlock slowing traffic and business around Trump Tower If you are in NYC, you might want to steer clear of Trump Tower because it has slowed down to a crawl. Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulveda87) has more. Check out this...
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Cryan’s Next Fix: Deutsche Bank’s $800 Billion Fund Business   
January 25, 2017
Source: Bloomberg - John Cryan has spent the past 18 months downsizing Deutsche Bank AG’s investment bank, cutting thousands of jobs, and settling billion-dollar legal disputes. His next task may not be any easier: Reviving the bank’s...
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Internal Aetna Email Suggest Its Obamacare Withdrawals Weren't Business As Usual   
January 25, 2017
Source: The Huffington Post - Insurance giant Aetna’s decision last summer to shut down its Affordable Care Act plans in 11 states created a ton of bad publicity for the law. Over and over again, Obamacare’s political opponents, including...
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BlackRock's Laurence Fink watching how companies react to global upheaval   
January 25, 2017
Source: Investment News - The two money managers voted with directors on executive pay plans 97% of the time in 2015, according to a report issued early last year by shareholder advocacy group As You Sow. Yet Fink said the firm won't hesitate to...
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