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Gov. Cuomo Signs Legislation For Nail Salon Worker Protections

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday aimed at providing greater protections for workers in New York’s nail salons.

The measure was pushed through Albany in May shortly after the New York Times profiled nail salon workers and the conditions they face. 600 more words

News

LEAKED: The Walmart Ad Walmart Wants to Hide -- See the HILARIOUS video here

Walmart spent $$$ to make a nine-minute advertisement video that it was so ashamed of they decided it must never be seen by the general public. 265 more words

Politics

Where are the Health & Safety Hitler's when you need them?

Crossrail managers accused of ‘culture of spying and fear’ http://gu.com/p/3zmx6/stw

Comment

You can’t sell a home made pot of jam or home-baked cake, but in the construction industry where there is a real risk of fatal and maiming accidents, Health & Safety appear to be an optional extra. 12 more words

A work shift? The labour approach to trafficking for forced labour in the Greater Mekong Subregion

This week’s contribution to the blog is written by Marja Paavilainen and Anna Olsen. For thousands of migrant workers in the Greater Mekong Subregion trafficking for forced labour is an everyday risk. 1,910 more words

Trafficking

Providing Decent Work: Some Suggestions

Speech at the 7th Asian Congress of the International Labor and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) 20-23 September 2010
Conference theme: Industrial Democracy, Partnership, and Decent Work in Responding to Global Financial Crisis… 1,022 more words

McMigrant

Unemployment in Canada, as of this post writing, is still stubbornly high, with what few jobs being created mostly part-time work. I’ve done a few part-time jobs since moving to Kitchener, so I can pay my cell-phone bill and keep my good interview clothes clean. 457 more words

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