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Capitalism and the eradication of child labour

Another reason why economic growth is important: Child labour vs. Prosperity pic.twitter.com/NAFnYuF4r3

— Max Roser (@MaxCRoser) August 7, 2015

Child labour is declining. http://t.co/1rOedpmTdA
Max Roser (@MaxCRoser) August 07, 2015

Labour Economics

China accuses 11 of negligence over Tianjin warehouse blasts

This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here.

By Helen Regan @hcregan

Chinese state prosecutors have… 212 more words



I didn’t want to know the details of the shooting deaths of the two TV news folk in Roanoke.  I didn’t want to let it unduly upset me.  841 more words

Workplace Safety

Good Question: How Frequent Are Construction Accidents?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Twelve hundred construction workers were sent home Wednesday after 35-year-old Jeramie Gruber fell to his death at U.S. Bank stadium.

“A man lost his life on this project today and that simply should never happen,” said John Wood, a senior Vice-President with Mortenson Construction. 355 more words


Can an Employer Discipline Safety Violators?

I have employees who are literally accidents waiting to happen because they never seem to think before they take action. We have way too many Workers’ Comp claims. 484 more words


Heat Stress

Heat Stress / Emergencies. Every year, thousands of workers become sick and die from heat exposure on the job. These illnesses and deaths are preventable.  Workers exposed to hot and humid conditions are at risk of… 305 more words

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