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USA: The companies paying travel costs for abortions

The likely striking down of Roe v Wade by the Supreme Court in the case of Dobbs v … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Mexico: Right to disconnect

The Senate has voted unanimously in favour of an amendment to the ‘Ley Federal del Trabajo’ concerning the right to disconnect … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Central African Republic: Bitcoin becomes national currency

Following El Salvador’s adoption of the cryptocurrency last year, CAR has become the first in Africa, to adopt Bitcoin as their national currency … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Australia: Personal use of company car can be used to meet high-income threshold

FWC upper income limit reached by including personal use of a company car … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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USA: DOJ faces setbacks in labor market prosecutions

Anti-trust actions against employers are proving to be far tougher to win than the Department of Justice (DOJ) had expected … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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France: Inclusion and the fight against gender violence at Legrand

Legrand, the leading manufacturer of switches and sockets, has adopted new policies on inclusion and the fight against gender violence … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Kazakhstan: Consumer price inflation (April 2022)

Consumer price inflation has risen from 12% in March 2022 to 13 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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United Kingdom: Industrial action and protection from detriment

Employers are still examining the implications of a Court of Appeal ruling concerning the protection of workers who take part in strikes … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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China: Government agencies and state firms in China will reportedly replace foreign PCs

The government is replacing foreign computers and operating systems with its own domestic products … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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USA: Amazon workers reject union bid at second Staten Island warehouse

The failure of Amazon Labor Union (ALU) to win its vote to represent warehouse workers on Staten Island is an about-turn on the support gained at a nearby facility … Please login to view this content or become a member …

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Kenya: President increases country’s minimum wage by 12%

The minimum wage has just increased by 12% from KES13,500 (US$112) to KES15,120 (US$130) … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Romania: MOF announces increased monthly minimum wage rate (June 2022)

Those in receipt of the national minimum wage may receive a tax-free hike from next month … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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Netherlands: 1 in 5 young workers experienced work-related stress in 2021

According to Statistics Netherlands (CBS) National Youth Monitor, 27% of employed young people indicated that they sometimes or regularly experienced work-related stress because they expected too much from themselves … Please login to view this content or become a member …

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USA: NLRB sues Starbucks for retaliating against 3 workers involved in unionizing

Even if a company does not wish to recognise a trade union, Starbucks should not be their role model … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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European Union: ICT specialists workforce continued to grow in 2021

Almost 9 million people in the EU worked as Information and communication technology (ICT) specialists in 2021, representing 4 … Please login to view this content or become a member by joining now …

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