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Union blames Government for teachers' strikes

NUT general secretary Christine Blower says teachers "don't want to be on strike", blaming the Government for "not listening to the very serious concerns" they have, while Schools Minister David Laws says the industrial action is "unnecessary".<p>Education minister David Laws described the strike as …

Indian Outsourcing Firm Infosys To Pay Record U.S. Visa Fine

India’s second-largest outsourcing firm, Infosys, announced that it has agreed to pay $34 million to complete a civil settlement and conclude investigations by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and resolve all issues with the U.S. Departments of State, Immigration and Homeland Security relating to I-9 …

When 'Fixed Income' Means Getting By On Social Security

Social Security has long been thought of as just part of a retirement plan — along with pensions and savings — but it turns out a lot of people depend on it for most of their income.<p>According to the Social Security Administration, nearly a quarter of older married couples and almost half of single …

Italy has lost nearly a decade’s worth of jobs

Don’t forget. The euro zone’s third-largest economy is still a mess. And we’re not just talking about the never-ending political volatility. Unemployment in September hit the highest level on record at 12.5%.<p>Youth unemployment hit 40.4%. The total number of unemployed climbed to 3.194 million, an …

Employment

Thomson Reuters To Cut 4,500 Jobs By End Of 2014

The global financial information group Thomson Reuters said Tuesday it would cut some 4,500 jobs in its finance operations by the end of 2014 after reporting a drop in profits.<p>The cuts, outlined in documents accompanying its quarterly results, are deeper than the expected 2,500 jobs the company …