Showing posts with label workers. Show all posts
Showing posts with label workers. Show all posts

Monday, October 23, 2017

Aussie airport workers to face stricter security tests

Workers at Australia's airports
Workers at Australia's airports, including baggage handlers, aircraft engineers and caterers, will face tougher security screenings before commencing their work, in a crackdown the government said will better protect airports from 21st-century security threats.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Turkey to Grant Citizenship to 7,000 Highly Qualified Syrians

The country's Interior Ministry’s Directorate General of Migration Management and the General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs have been working on the issues for several months, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a "Buy American, Hire American" executive order in Kenosha, Wisconsin, initiating visa and government purchase reforms.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

ECJ backs religious symbol bans in headscarf ruling

The European Union's top court has ruled that employers may bar staff from wearing visible religious symbols, in its first decision on the issue of women wearing Islamic headscarves at work.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Number of homes in Britain with nobody working exceeds 3 mln

The number of households in Britain where working-age people are jobless has fallen, but still exceeds 3.1 million, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported Wednesday.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Schools, shops, restaurants and businesses across US close for "Day without Immigrants"

From snowing Washington D.C. to sunny Los Angeles, many schools, shops, restaurants and businesses closed down across the country Thursday to hold "Day without Immigrants" protests against President Donald Trump's policies on immigration.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

HRW: Foreign Workers in Oman Face Slavery-Like Conditions

Human Rights Watch says that because of Oman's immigrant labor laws, tying employment to a specific family’s sponsorship, many foreign employees – particularly female domestic workers – face exploitation and abuse at the hands of their Omani employers and have little means of recourse to protect themselves.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Switzerland to hold first ever vote on basic income

Switzerland is voting on whether to introduce a guaranteed basic income for every citizen, becoming the first country to hold such a vote.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Israel to grant working permits for Palestinians in West Bank

Head of Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions, Shaher Saad, said Wednesday that Israel informed them that it will grant 10,000 working permits for Palestinian workers of the West Bank into Israel.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Amnesty: Qatar World Cup stadium workers suffer abuse

Workers in Qatar renovating a stadium for the 2022 World Cup have suffered rights abuses two years after the tournament's organisers drafted worker welfare standards in the wake of criticism, Amnesty International said.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.