If the industry has its way, employees may even be able to receive educational degrees from select companies. “For the right kind of organisation, basis the merit, licences should be allowed for specific qualifications. For example, Bachelors in Business Process Re-engineering... This would allow us to use the distance-learning methodology as also employ people in remote places.” Such a move would help expand the educational and employability landscape, he said. … [Read more...] about IT urges remote-enabling labour law tweaks
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Professor Richard Eccleston, the Director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change at the University of Tasmania, said that similar to the soon-to-be replaced Victorian regime, Tasmania's House of Assembly elections were not subject to state-specific donation disclosure laws, leaving it reliant on federal laws, which apply to federally registered parties. … [Read more...] about Fact check: Does Tasmania have the weakest political donation laws in the nation?
Amazon shoppers have recounted frightening malfunctions and close calls in vivid detail: A surge protector turned into a "blowtorch," one father recalled -- saying that flames shot out of the device, which was near his baby's nursery. Phone chargers were said to have burned peoples' hands and legs, and exploding batteries allegedly sprayed chemicals in someone's face. A USB cord burst into flames in a parked car while a toddler was inside, according to one parent. A charger in another car was reported as starting an electrical fire on the freeway, allegedly burning the driver and a jacket. Paper shredders turned on by themselves, according to multiple consumers, and one reportedly blew up in a "fireball," burning someone's arm and singeing the hair off. And a microwave suddenly caught on fire when an 8-year-old went to heat up her macaroni and cheese cup as she had done "a zillion times," a mother claimed, saying she had to take the appliance outside and spray it with a hose. Each of … [Read more...] about Dozens of Amazon’s own products have been reported as dangerous — melting, exploding or even bursting into flames. Many are still on the market
Malaysia has recently updated its laws to set minimum standards for accommodation provided to foreign workers. Under the rules, each worker should have a sleeping area of at least three square meters. And, at least one toilet and bathroom should be provided for every 15 employees. From September, employers who don't meet basic standards can be fined 50,000 Malaysian ringgit or around $12,000. … [Read more...] about The world’s top suppliers of disposable gloves are thriving because of the pandemic. Their workers aren’t
Wiener told Fox News that he is donating $20,000 received from six separate law enforcement union organizations. The groups include the California Association of Highway Patrolmen, Peace Officers Research Association of California PAC, California Correctional Peace Officers Association PAC, California Statewide Law Enforcement Association, Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs State PAC and the State Coalition of Probation Organizations PAC. … [Read more...] about California Dem lawmaker swears off law enforcement donations but liberal opponent says it’s not enough