Human Rights/Labor Rights
Budget 2017: The Need To Skill Workers At India’s Construction Sites   
January 25, 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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FG committed to minimum wage implementation – Ngige   
January 25, 2017
Source: dailytrust.com.ng - The minister expressed the support of the Federal Government to the efforts of the International Labour Organization at combating slave labour in Qatar. “You can count on our support in the fight against slave labour in...
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Qatar’s World Cup sparks battle for legal, social and political reform   
January 25, 2017
Source: Soccer Souls - The pressure for legal reform, if not abolishment of the kafala system, is steadily building. The International Labour Organization (ILO) in March 2016 gave Qatar a year to implement labour reform. The ILO warned that it would...
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Human Trafficking Rates Rise in Arkansas   
January 25, 2017
Source: The Arkansas Traveler - The International Labour Organization estimates about 21 million people around the world are victims of human trafficking. That is enough people to fill the Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium over 291 times. Twenty-one million...
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Anuradha Koirala, Who Rescued Over 12,000 Women From Sex Trafficking, To Be Awarded Padma Shri   
January 25, 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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GEORGE SOROS: 'These times are not business as usual. Wishing you the best in a troubled world'   
January 25, 2017
Source: The Business Insider - Well before Donald Trump was elected -president of the United States, I sent a holiday greeting to my friends that read: “These times are not business as usual. Wishing you the best in a troubled world.” Now I feel...
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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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Glencore, Qataris to Meet Putin as Russia Courts Global Business   
January 25, 2017
Source: Bloomberg - President set to hold talks with Glasenberg, Al Thani, Messina Topics include ‘reliability of Russia,’ expanding cooperation Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet the heads of global commodities and investment...
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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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How your business benefits by putting its standard operating procedures in writing   
January 25, 2017
Source: The Business Journal - The term standard operating procedures (SOP) might evoke a yawn from the majority of your employees. But if your firm is on any sort of growth or expansion curve, SOPs could be a critical in your ability to navigate the...
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