Human Rights/Labor Rights
Huawei, Apple, Polar Vortex: Your Tuesday Briefing   
January 29, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The New York Times - (Want to get this briefing by email' Here’s the sign-up.) Current and former U.S. diplomats and military officials were cautiously optimistic on Monday about the framework for a deal to end the 17-year war against the...
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Parma City Schools purchasing new buses, furniture, computers and educational technology   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Plain Dealer - PARMA, Ohio -- The Parma Board of Education last week approved $3.8 million in permanent improvement expenditures related to the district's borrowed Tax Anticipation Notes (TANs). The purchases include 24 school buses, flexible...
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These 2 IRA Changes Make It Easier to Save for Retirement in 2019   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Motley Fool - Many workers who save for retirement do so in a 401(k). But if you don't have access to one through your employer, your next best bet is an individual retirement account, or IRA. IRAs come in two main varieties: the traditional...
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Nissan says it's target of SEC inquiry after report of probe on exec pay   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it was the target of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) inquiry, widening a scandal involving the Japanese firm and its ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn over his...
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Drilling Down: Sinclair returns to Texas with controversial Permian Basin projects   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Houston Chronicle - Sinclair Oil Corp. is planning to drill its first new well in Texas in nearly 11 years. Sinclair Oil Corp. is planning to drill its first new well in Texas in nearly 11 years. Caption Close Sinclair Oil Corp. is planning to drill...
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ILO and H&M Group expand partnership   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: ILO - Better Work Indonesia GENEVA; STOCKHOLM (ILO News) – H&M Group and the International Labour Organization (ILO) today announced a new, expanded partnership to jointly promote improved working conditions in the textile...
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Hong Kong Exchange proposes paperless plan   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Reuters - HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong financial regulators are proposing a paperless model for the city’s securities market, a move that would enable them to potentially expedite the IPO process and remove one oft-cited...
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Most expensive condo sale at Four Seasons Surf Club reaches $35M   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Business Journals - A penthouse at the new Four Seasons Residences at the Surf Club in Surfside sold for $35 million — the highest price yet in the ultra luxury building. SC Residences Condominium LLC, an affiliate of developer Fort Partners,...
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Moda Midstream kicks off second round of expansion at Ingleside crude oil export terminal   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Houston Chronicle - Houston marine terminal operator Moda Midstream has kicked off the next round of expansion at its crude oil export terminal near Corpus Christi. Crews recently installed loading arms and other equipment at the company's Moda...
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US Earnings Season Hits Stride With FAANG Reports, But 2019 Outlook Weakens   
January 28, 2019 Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: TheStreet.com - U.S. corporate earnings have come in largely ahead of analysts' forecasts in the first two weeks of the reporting season, according to data from Refinitiv, but the rate at which companies are beating estimates continues to slip...
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