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  • July 29, 2014

    FIFA President discusses improvements to migrant rights with Qatar

    The Emir of Qatar met with Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President Sepp Blatter last week to discuss improving migrant workers’ rights.

    The Emir of Qatar met with Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) President Sepp Blatter last week to discuss improving migrant workers’ rights.

  • July 29, 2014

    Will David Cameron’s plans for immigration work for the UK?

    David Cameron has announced a “crackdown” on EU migrants seeking benefits; Cameron says the coalition government will introduce laws ensuring migrants from the EU can only claim out-of-work benefits for three months.

    David Cameron has announced a “crackdown” on EU migrants seeking benefits; Cameron says the coalition government will introduce laws ensuring migrants from the EU can only claim out-of-work benefits for three months.

  • July 28, 2014

    Why have the US states with higher minimum wages gained more jobs?

    US job figures released recently are giving hope to arguments that raising minimum wages encourages job growth. The 13 American states that raised their minimum wages earlier this year are seeing job rates rise at a faster pace than those that did not.

    US job figures released recently are giving hope to arguments that raising minimum wages encourages job growth. The 13 American states that raised their minimum wages earlier this year are seeing job rates rise at a faster pace than those that did not.

  • July 25, 2014

    Should Australia worry about a “brain drain?”

    Recent global job search data suggest that more and more Australian job seekers are looking for work abroad.

    Recent global job search data suggest that more and more Australian job seekers are looking for work abroad.

  • July 24, 2014

    Jobless rate for disabled remains high in US

    Although US unemployment continues to fall, the jobless rate for people with disabilities remains disproportionately high.

    Although US unemployment continues to fall, the jobless rate for people with disabilities remains disproportionately high.

  • July 23, 2014

    London incentive launched to tackle obesity

    With obesity rates rising rapidly in the UK, programs are being introduced to increase physical activity across the nation.

    With obesity rates rising rapidly in the UK, programs are being introduced to increase physical activity across the nation.

  • July 23, 2014

    Media coverage of the 9th IZA/World Bank Conference

    The 9th IZA/World Bank Conference, held on June 25 – June 26 2014, garnered a wealth of coverage from South American media.

    The 9th IZA/World Bank Conference, held on June 25 – June 26 2014, garnered a wealth of coverage from South American media.

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