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Buying and Selling Maids Online
Offbeat  (tags: Business, Employment, Slavery, Online, Migrant Labour )


- 647 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Migrant labour in Gulf countries has long been a subject of controversy, and the system that regulates it has now spawned a black market for domestic servants who are bought and sold online.
Why the Internet's Loving This Woman's Hilarious Photo Shoot With Her Job Offer.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, funny, employment, people, jobs, creative, unusual, unique )

Robert
- 1038 days ago - upworthy.com
Benita Abraham has some exciting news, everyone. "I finally found my soulmate, my perfect match, my boo," the 37-year-old wrote on Facebook. "After seven long months, I found the perfect job with a company that truly cares about its employees.
Knocker Uppers: Waking Up the Workers in Industrial Britain
Offbeat  (tags: Knocker uppers, Employment, Britain )


- 1172 days ago - bbc.co.uk
As the clocks go forward for the start of British Summer Time, many of us will rue the loss of an hour in bed. But how did people get to work on time before alarm clocks?
EU Doctor Suspended From UK Work for 'Poor English Test'
Offbeat  (tags: Employment, Health, Doctor, NHS, EU, UK )


- 1322 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An Italian doctor has been suspended from practising medicine in the UK after failing English language tests.
Living Wage 'to Benefit 3.7m Women'
Offbeat  (tags: Employment, Living Wage, Politics, Business, UK )


- 1381 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Some 3.7 million women - nearly three in 10 employees - will receive a pay rise by 2020 owing to the new National Living Wage, research suggests.
NY Food Banks Seek $16 Million in State Funding to Restock Their Barren Shelves
Offbeat  (tags: Food-stamps/card, children, economy, government, employment, spending, Politics, USA )


- 1469 days ago - rt.com
Food banks across New York state are running out of food due to rising need and falling benefits. Now they are asking the state legislature for an additional $16 million in funding, just to keep the shelves stocked through the end of the year.
Walmart to Raise Wages for 500,000 US Workers
Offbeat  (tags: Business, wages, wal-mart, employment )


- 1576 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
US retail giant Walmart - the nation's largest private employer - has announced plans to raise wages for more than 500,000 hourly employees at its US stores.
Majority of Brits Want to Quit EU - Poll
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Economy, Employment, Politics, UK )


- 1638 days ago - rt.com
Among the six European states participating in the poll questioning EU membership, the British appeared most certain of all that they want to leave the union with only 37 percent against breaking ties.
US Income Gap Widest in Decades, Based on Housing Market Data
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Economy, Employment, Global economy, USA )


- 1766 days ago - rt.com
The income gap among metropolitan regions in the United States has reached new heights based on home prices in 2013, according to a new report.
Did Disabled Workers Enjoy Greater Rights in Centuries Past?
Offbeat  (tags: Employment, Disability, Disability Rights, Employment Rights, Equal Rights )


- 1816 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Has the modern age actually made it more difficult for disabled people to find work? Disability historian David Turner says that although times may have been hard in centuries gone by,
US Firms Give Autistic Workers a Chance to Shine
Offbeat  (tags: employment, autism spectrum disorder, USA )


- 1879 days ago - bbc.co.uk
According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 68 American children has an autism spectrum disorder.
Wealth of US Middle Class Now Lower Than Canada's - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Economy, Employment, Government Spending, Politics, USA )


- 1880 days ago - rt.com
American workers who previously made up the wealthiest middle class in the world have lost that distinction, according to new research that attributes the economic stagnation on rising income inequality in the US.
Nuclear Site Whistleblower Fired After Complaining About Safety Conditions
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Employment, Energy, Health, Nuclear, USA )


- 1941 days ago - rt.com
The termination of a safety manager from a Washington state nuclear facility this week marks the second time in four months that a whistleblower was fired from there after speaking out.
Monitoring Foreign Employment of International Companies
Offbeat  (tags: employment, business, company, international )

Phelps
- 2690 days ago - business.laws.com
There are many problems that would seem to be eliminated from domestic American business, that are still present and quite damaging in the sphere of international business ethics.
 

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