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  • April 30, 2015

    Barclays to consider living wage for all staff

    The banking firm Barclays is to look into guaranteeing a “living wage” for its employees worldwide.

    The banking firm Barclays is to look into guaranteeing a “living wage” for its employees worldwide.

  • April 29, 2015

    Birth rate for young US women at lowest level ever

    The birth rate for American women in their twenties has fallen to its lowest level in history following the recession, according to a new study.

    The birth rate for American women in their twenties has fallen to its lowest level in history following the recession, according to a new study.

  • April 28, 2015

    The impact of migration on sending and receiving countries

    The focus in the West is always on how immigration impacts the destination location and local workers, but how does it affect the sender countries?

    The focus in the West is always on how immigration impacts the destination location and local workers, but how does it affect the sender countries?

  • April 27, 2015

    Salesforce CEO vows to decrease gender pay gap

    The CEO of Salesforce is conducting a thorough review of his company to make sure women are paid the same as men.

    The CEO of Salesforce is conducting a thorough review of his company to make sure women are paid the same as men.

  • April 24, 2015

    Black women in the US want top-level jobs but are less likely to get them

    Black American women are more likely than white American women to strive for top-level jobs, but are less likely to attain them.

    Black American women are more likely than white American women to strive for top-level jobs, but are less likely to attain them.

  • April 23, 2015

    EU holds emergency summit on migration crisis

    The EU is holding an emergency summit to discuss the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.

    The EU is holding an emergency summit to discuss the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.

  • April 22, 2015

    How are you marking Earth Day?

    Today marks Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world to encourage public and governmental support for environmental programs.

    Today marks Earth Day, which is celebrated around the world to encourage public and governmental support for environmental programs.

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