Codes of Conduct

Contractor Makes a Stupid Mistake At a Client Site

Many organizations use contractors and freelancers to get work done. According to the Freelancers Union, freelancers make up 35 percent of U.S. …

Human Resources

Assange hits back at ABC, Clinton's claims

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has blasted ABC TV after it aired an interview with Hillary Clinton without seeking his response to her claims about …

Julian Assange

Sugar farmers poised to win Senate victory over David Leyonhjelm

Senator is trying to disallow Coalition code of conduct for sugar industry but it’s believed Greens and One Nation will save it<p>Queensland’s sugar cane growers appear to have won a major battle against the New South Wales Liberal Democratic senator, David Leyonhjelm.<p>The Senate will be voting on a …

David Leyonhjelm

Ethics Teaching Grows in Importance in a Multicultural Society — Penn State College of Education

By Joe Savrock (October 2007)<p>UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Recent news coverage of corruption scandals at some of the nation’s corporate giants has placed …

Ethics

Crossbencher's crusade gets a sugar hit

The sugar industry could be thrown into turmoil with Labor supporting a crossbench senator's efforts to strike down a federal government code of …

David Leyonhjelm

Crossbench senators consider throwing a spanner in lobbying revolving door

Crossbench senators are discussing the biggest clampdown on federal lobbying in a decade, including five-year bans on former government ministers …

Australian News

Food and grocery jobs will head offshore amid rising energy prices, peak body fears - ABC Rural - ABC News

The food and grocery sector fears thousands of jobs could be at risk amid soaring energy prices.<p>Code of conduct key points<p>Key points:<p>Rising energy …

Australian News

As Gujarat waits for poll date, state gets projects worth nearly Rs 12,500 cr

In the run-up to the assembly election, Gujarat has witnessed announcements and foundation laying of infrastructure and social welfare projects worth …

India

Harvey Weinstein's sexual assaults may have been written into his contract

It turns out Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual assault may not have been supported solely by an endemic, institutionalized power structure …

Harvey Weinstein

Doctors Swear to 'Do No Harm.' Why Don’t Data Scientists?

Two researchers from Stanford University recently claimed to have constructed a machine learning algorithm that predicted sexual orientation from …

Culture

Fashion-loving PM receives clothes, shoes and jewellery

<b>The PM's love of fashion has been reflected in gifts she received from designers such as Stella McCartney, government transparency data shows.</b><p>But under Whitehall rules, Theresa May paid with her own money to keep the clothes from Ms McCartney - and a £495 pair of shoes from Charlotte Olympia.<p>She …

Theresa May

Harvey Weinstein’s Employment Contract May Suggest TWC Left Room for Sexual Harassment

The contract reportedly featured a clause about potential "misconduct" by the studio's former co-chairman.<p>One of the most bizarre reveals of the …

Entertainment

Weinstein’s Contract Reportedly Allowed Sexual Harassment…As Long as He Paid the Settlements

The Weinstein Company fired its co-founder <b>Harvey Weinstein</b> in the wake of the mounting sexual harassment allegations, but a new report shows that the …

Harvey Weinstein

CBE trustee candidate who was victim of racist threats calls for new code of conduct

Nimra Amjad co-authored the world's first code of conduct for legislators<p>A candidate for Calgary Board of Education trustee, who was the target of …

World Economic Forum

Company Ruling: Firing Employees In The Time Of Social Media

With the advent of social media, the public now has the ability to elevate or tear down a brand’s reputation with shocking speed. As such, it’s …

Harvard Business Review

Hermes Sacked Courier Over Premature Baby Saying 'Parcels Come First', Inquiry Hears

'Their life has to fit around work'.<p>Hermes was today accused of sacking one of its couriers for rushing to hospital to see their premature baby, …

Premature

‘Silent Weekend’ Policy Intended to Shut Up Nightmare Sports Parents Spreads

The case for shutting up on the sidelines is pretty convincing.<p>A new policy meant to curb the behaviors of problem parents on the sidelines of …

Parenting

Regulators take aim at churning

THE practice of churning, which has given financial advisers a bad name in the past, is likely to be curbed through regulation. The Financial …

Insurance

ICO Central: Why Switzerland Will Remain Crypto Valley

Switzerland is poised to remain a hotbed of ICO activity, despite regulatory actions. But it should not try to be the only hub, writes Ian Simpson.

Bitcoin

Oakland Black Cowboys Bring Old West To Life

OaklandPhotos: Oakland Black Cowboy Association/FacebookTomorrow at DeFremery Park (1651 Adeline St.), the Oakland Black Cowboy Association hosts its …

The Lone Ranger

Standard Chartered Probed on $1.4 Billion Client Transfers

Regulators in Europe and Asia are investigating Standard Chartered Plc over the role staff may have played in transferring $1.4 billion of private …

Business

Vice Cancels YaoiCon Filming After Attendee Complaints

The staff of YaoiCon announced on Monday that Vice Media would film part of a documentary about American conventions at the event, which will be held …

Anime

How Men Can Help Women in STEM: Shut Up, Sit Back and Listen

In other words, pay attention to women who have stories to tell about how STEM has failed them, and learn how you can make a difference

Gender

Public editor: Updating The Globe’s Editorial Code of Conduct

We are witnessing a campaign south of the border to diminish journalism. It is tactical: News reporting holds lawmakers and other powerful people accountable for their actions. At the same time, with the easy proliferation of conspiracy sites and Russian bots on social media, it is becoming more …

Journalism

Holding city hall accountable: Meet Winnipeg's first integrity commissioner

New code of conduct could shed city hall of old-school politics.<p>For Winnipeg's new integrity commissioner, Sherri Walsh, public trust is the most …

City Halls

Shame On Me

A few weeks ago, there was an article in <i>The New Yorker</i> about a club for new parents called Loom. The club’s guidelines include the stipulation that …

Boston

Bafana’s party animals to be reined in

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has a surprise in store for the wayward players who partied up a storm after the 2018 World Cup qualifying defeat …

Business (South Africa)

Britain to reform aid contracts to cut out profiteering

MANCHESTER, England, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it would reform the way it awards aid contracts to stamp out what it describes as …

New French Law Requires Label For Digitally Altered Photos Of Models

If you are basing your self-image on photos of models or celebrities, don’t. Just don’t. But if you do, starting today you may be getting a dose of reality, at least if you are in France.<p>Because today a new French law goes into effect that requires any commercial photos of models that have been …

Electronic Music

EU tells tech companies to ‘step up’ fight against hate speech and terrorist content

European regulators are giving Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube six months to voluntarily get more aggressive about blocking and removing hate speech and terrorist-related content. If they fail to do so, they could face possible new regulations next year.<p>Today, the European Union issued …

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