Employment Law

Pam Loch: Adult ADHD symptoms need careful handling

Viewers of BBC Horizon may have seen comedian Rory Bremner’s programme exploring the science behind a medical condition which he suspects he has – …

ADHD

Uber Employees Aren’t The Only Ones Vulnerable To Discrimination

Uber has a discrimination problem, and it’s not just the one you might be thinking of.<p>Many of us read Susan Fowler’s account of her experience as an …

Uber

How Employment Law Affects Your Airfare

The skies are safe. That was the message Australia’s aviation chief conveyed to lawmakers during recent government hearings. Jason Harfield was being questioned about recent changes to the country’s visa system: changes that some worry may reduce air safety.<p>Those changes cut the types of jobs …

Opinion

Why it’s so hard to say no to your boss — even if you’re director of the FBI

Comey’s testimony about Trump revealed an employee-boss relationship familiar to some.<p>When fired FBI Director James Comey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, one question he had to answer was: Why didn’t you stand up to Donald Trump? Here’s what Comey said when asked why …

James Comey

Public servants have a right to actually work ... perhaps

Imagine you are a cook. You just landed your dream job as a personal chef. You arrive at your employer's home ready to impress but receive a message …

Workplace Bullying

'Boosting the economy from the bottom up': Why minimum wage hikes are a good thing

'If you boost minimum wages you are boosting the economy from the bottom up,' economist argues<p>Critics of Ontario's recently announced move to raise …

Social Justice

In The Rink Or At The Office, Workplace Safety Is Always The Priority

As the NHL playoffs are in full swing, most of the talk in Canada is about the Ottawa Senators' surprising run to the Conference Finals. However, in …

Canadian News

Workers have few rights in the ‘gig economy’. Only Labour will change this

Tory and Lib Dem claims to care about employment rights ring hollow when you look at their track records. But Labour has concrete plans to help workers<p>Few aspects of employment have generated more buzz recently than the “gig economy”. This sector is characterised by companies cloaking themselves in …

21st Century

Ivanka’s Maternity Leave Plan Is A Cruel Joke

A Republican president proposing paid leave, as Trump does in his budget, should be welcome news. It isn't.<p>At the urging of his daughter, Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump made sure to include a provision for six weeks of paid parental leave in the budget plan his administration released Tuesday.<p>…

Paid Leave

Here Are 10 Skills Every HR Manager Needs to Succeed at Work

You wanted a job in Human Resources because you like people. Got it. But, liking people is not enough. There are many skills every HR manager needs …

Human Resources

Nasscom calls out US lies: Infy, TCS got only 8.8% H-1B visas; India accounts for less than 20%

National Association of Software Services and Companies (Nasscom), the Indian IT industry's apex organisation has said that the two top companies -- …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

Nasscom issues a statement saying that TCS and Infosys only get 8.8 percent of total H-1B visas

Indian IT industry’s apex body has said that the two top companies – TCS and Infosys – got only 8.8 percent of H-1B visas for placement of workers in …

U.S. Dept. of Labor

And the Hourly Shall Inherit the Earth…

Volume recruiting. The bane of the recruiting experience. I don’t care how good you are as a recruiting professional, until you’ve put on the flame …

Recruitment

The American Prospect Staff Unionize

Just a few days after the staff of The American Prospect wrote an April 18 letter stating their intent to form a union, the Prospect’s publishers …

Advertising Industry

Littler Mendelson Tapped for Workers Comp Lobbying

<b>By Ben Penn, Bloomberg BNA</b><p>A business coalition has hired Littler Mendelson to lobby on workers’ compensation programs, in what appears to be the …

Government

Producers Warn Against Strike: ‘The 2007 Writers Strike Hurt Everyone’

“Writers lost more than $287 million in compensation that was never recovered,” AMPTP says in response to WGA strike authorization<p>The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers responded to the Writers’ Guild’s strike authorization vote on Monday.<p>After the WGA voted overwhelmingly to …

make ends meet

H-1B visa row: Why Infosys, TCS need to make right noises with those who matter in Trump administration

To say that Indian IT majors would deliberately cheat the US with regard to H-1B visa applications is stretching the truth, said industry experts to</i> …

Donald Trump

UK businesses resistant to post-Brexit employment law changes

The UK's exit from the EU could prompt extensive changes in employment laws. However, employers are only expressing demand for significant change in …

Euro

H-1B visa issue: US accuses Infosys, TCS, Cognizant of violating norms, cornering lion's share of visas

The US has accused top Indian IT firms TCS and Infosys of unfairly cornering the lion’s share of H-1B visas by putting extra tickets in the lottery …

Finance firms are trying to use Brexit to cut back on holiday pay and discrimination protection

UK finance firms want to use Brexit as an opportunity to roll back employment law protections for British workers, a new survey has found.<p>More than …

Brexit

Black Fox News Employees Claim They Were Forced To Arm Wrestle White Colleagues

As many as seven black Fox News employees are expected to stand behind a growing discrimination lawsuit against the cable network. According to <i>New</i> …

Lawsuits

How H-1B visa program has become a gateway for replacing US workers with cheap foreign labor

WSJ City: French Runoff Heralds New Political Era, Euro Hits Five-Month High

Good morning from the WSJ City desks in London. WSJ City is the app that delivers fast, smart news on mobile for London. Download for iPhone or Android. Here's essential reading on today's developments.<p>MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY<p>Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right politician Marine Le Pen led the …

Marine Le Pen

Fox News Lawsuit Alleges Black Female Employees Forced to Arm Wrestle

Bill O’Reilly might be out at Fox News, but the network’s legal problems are far from over. Seven more employees are expected to join the …

Lawsuits

Death by overwork: Japan's 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger

TOKYO: Workaholic Japan has unveiled its first-ever plan to limit overtime, but critics want to give it the boot, saying an "outrageous" …

Japan

Trucking: Why big rig drivers sign up for tough job with swiftly shifting future

Trucking can be tough. And the view on the road ahead for truckers appears increasingly murky.<p>Still, truckers keep climbing behind the wheel. And …

Transportation

Why The H-1B Visa Racket Should Be Abolished, Not Reformed

Posted: Apr 22, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Billionaire businessman Marc Cuban insists that the H-1B visa racket is a feature of the vaunted American free market. …

Conservative POV

Trump Restricts Immigration Program That Took This American’s Job

After years in private business, Kurt Ho had finally found a rewarding information technology job, working for a public hospital in Northern …

Conservative POV

Petition to stop companies from forcing female workers to wear heels is rejected by parliament

But the Equalities Office said it would issue guidelines to firms this summer<p>A petition to make it illegal for a company to enforce female workers to …

Petitions

Why it’s #problematic that Nasty Gal is getting Netflixed

The Fashion Law’s Julie Zerbo breaks down the darker side to the #Girlboss story<p>Nasty Gal is coming to Netflix. Slated to debut today, the series documents – stylishly and at times, fictionally – the rise of clothing company Nasty Gal’s founder Sophia Amoruso (who is on board as an executive …

Fashion