Human Rights/Labor Rights
China's economy worsens in July: Morning Brief   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! News - Investors will be paying close attention to Macy’s (M) quarterly results ahead of the market open on the back of Tuesday’s tariff announcement. In the previous quarter, Macy’s management ...
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“You Don’t Want to Breathe Poison Anymore”   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Terra de Direitos
Source: Human Rights Watch - Irupe and Pinon, both in their 40s, live in a community a few hours’ drive from Campo Grande, the capital city of Mato Grosso do Sul in mid-west Brazil. They told Human Rights Watch that the most recent incident of...
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British stocks struggle as economic concerns reignite   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: MarketWatch - British stocks languished on Wednesday, with worries about the health of the global economy returning to pressure equities. The U.K. FTSE 100 UKX, -0.54% fell 0.33% to 7227.23 and the mid-cap FTSE 250 MCX, -0.39% dropped 0.3% to...
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Argentina's massive stock market and currency sell-off triggers risk of contagion, analysts warn   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: CNBC - Argentina's President Mauricio Macri lost by a far greater margin that expected in primary elections on Sunday, casting serious doubt over the incumbent's re-election chances in October. The surprise result set off a shockwave in...
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Monitoring International Labor Standards: Techniques and Sources of Information   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) – US Department of Labor
Source: National Academies Press - Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data National Academies (U.S.). Committee on Monitoring International Labor Standards. Monitoring international labor standards : techniques and sources of information / Committee on ...
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What Does the U.S. Secretary of Labor Do'   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) – US Department of Labor
Source: Investopedia - Some of its most noteworthy departments include: Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) The...
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YIELD CURVE INVERTS: Recession indicator flashes red for first time since 2007   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - The market’s most closely watched part of the yield curve inverted today, and if its record over the last half decade is any indicator, the U.S. could be headed for a recession soon. Shortly ...
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SA labour department to host employment equity workshops countrywide   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: IOL News - They will focus on the requirement for employers to report on remuneration data and the International Labour Organization convention on eliminating violence and harassment in the workplace. The Commission for Conciliation...
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Meet the powerful new business group at the center of R.I.’s hot-button issues   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Boston Globe - PROVIDENCE – As aides to Governor Gina Raimondo spent the spring mulling what to do about Care New England’s planned merger with Partners Healthcare in Massachusetts and whether or not to intervene in the struggling...
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Cleveland Heights enacts Job Creation Grant incentive program   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Cleveland.com - CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- With council passage last month, the new citywide new Job Creation Grant program is now up and running, with extra incentives offered in targeted areas on Mayfield, Noble and South Taylor roads....
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