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  • February 21, 2018

    Kenyan study urges changes to international refugee policy

    Refugee policy should be regarded as a development issue rather than a focus solely for humanitarian aid, a new report by Oxford University’s Refugee Studies Centre finds.
     
    Refugee policy should be regarded as a development issue rather than a focus solely for humanitarian aid, a new report by Oxford University’s Refugee Studies Centre finds.
     
  • February 20, 2018

    An increasing number of Italian workers are in temporary jobs

    As Italy goes to the polls in March, one key issue for the future government is increasing the number of stable, permanent jobs available.
     
    As Italy goes to the polls in March, one key issue for the future government is increasing the number of stable, permanent jobs available.
     
  • February 19, 2018

    Over half of Nigerian children involved in “dangerous and harmful” child labor

    Around 50.8% of Nigerian children aged between five and 17 are engaged in child labor, a new survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed.
    Around 50.8% of Nigerian children aged between five and 17 are engaged in child labor, a new survey by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed.
  • US firms relying on bonuses, not raises, to reward their staff

    Most US organizations will continue to tie the majority of their compensation budgets to pay incentives that reward performance and business results.
    Most US organizations will continue to tie the majority of their compensation budgets to pay incentives that reward performance and business results.
  • February 15, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence (AI): Employment benefits outweigh costs

    The benefits for employees of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will outweigh the detrimental effects it could have on future employment, a new report by PwC India finds.
    The benefits for employees of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will outweigh the detrimental effects it could have on future employment, a new report by PwC India finds.
  • February 13, 2018

    How America is tackling the gender pay gap

    Amazon is the latest tech company to ban recruiters from asking job applicants their previous salary in a bid to improve pay equity.
    Amazon is the latest tech company to ban recruiters from asking job applicants their previous salary in a bid to improve pay equity.
  • February 09, 2018

    German industrial workers win the right to more flexible hours

    Industrial workers in the south-west of Germany win the right to reduce their weekly hours to achieve a better work–life balance.
    Industrial workers in the south-west of Germany win the right to reduce their weekly hours to achieve a better work–life balance.
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