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  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
    Associated Press10 minutes ago

    NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

    A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:

  • CP Rail talks stagnate as strike deadline looms: union
    Reuters11 minutes ago

    CP Rail talks stagnate as strike deadline looms: union

    By Allison Lampert and Julie Gordon MONTREAL/VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canada's biggest rail union said no progress had been made in negotiations on Friday with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd to reach a deal before a Saturday deadline as worries about a potential strike weighed on the country's crude

  • CP Rail talks stagnate as strike deadline looms: union
    Reuters11 minutes ago

    CP Rail talks stagnate as strike deadline looms: union

    By Allison Lampert and Julie Gordon MONTREAL/VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canada's biggest rail union said no progress had been made in negotiations on Friday with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd to reach a deal before a Saturday deadline as worries about a potential strike weighed on the country's crude

  • CP Rail talks stagnate as strike deadline looms: union
    Reuters11 minutes ago

    CP Rail talks stagnate as strike deadline looms: union

    By Allison Lampert and Julie Gordon MONTREAL/VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canada's biggest rail union said no progress had been made in negotiations on Friday with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd to reach a deal before a Saturday deadline as worries about a potential strike weighed on the country's crude

  • This year, the H-1B visa will find fewer takers among India’s big IT companies
    Quartz16 days ago

    This year, the H-1B visa will find fewer takers among India’s big IT companies

    The number of hoops companies have to jump through to bring foreign workers into the US is only growing under the Trump administration. And Indian IT firms are no longer up for the hassle. The pool of applicants for H-1B visas has been churned. Indian outsourcing companies are now scaling back while

  • GM’s dress code is only two words
    Quartz17 days ago

    GM’s dress code is only two words

    When asked what men can do to improve women’s lives at work, Mary Barra gets straight to the point: “Stop making assumptions,” she tells Quartz. As chief executive at General Motors, Barra practices what she preaches. Her management philosophy is epitomized by GM’s workplace dress code—which is equally

  • Hilton Hotels’ newest upgrades are strictly for staff
    Quartz18 days ago

    Hilton Hotels’ newest upgrades are strictly for staff

    Behind the graceful lobbies and elegant dining rooms of luxury hotels are the grim, windowless spaces where employees work, eat, and try to relax. Kitchens are chaotic, hallways are scuffed and cluttered, break rooms furnished with mismatched or broken chairs retired from guest rooms. Hotels will spend

  • Indian companies often prefer to hire men over women—and pay them more
    Quartz19 days ago

    Indian companies often prefer to hire men over women—and pay them more

    India’s female labour force participation rate is among the lowest in the world, and one reason for this is that employers just don’t want to hire women. In a study of 830,929 job advertisements posted on blue collar jobs portal Babajobs.com (which later merged with QuikrJobs), between 2007 and 2017,

  • Sky News19 days ago

    28m apply for 90,000 jobs at Indian Railways

    At least 28 million people have applied for a job with Indian Railways after its latest nationwide recruitment drive. The world's 10th largest employer is offering 90,000 positions across the country to prospective engine drivers and other workers. Around 26,000 assistant train driver jobs have

  • Handy is quietly lobbying state lawmakers to declare its workers aren’t employees
    Quartz21 days ago

    Handy is quietly lobbying state lawmakers to declare its workers aren’t employees

    Should Uber drivers, Handy cleaners, and other “gig economy” workers be considered employees? Conference panels, think tanks, newspaper op-ed sections, and the courts have debated the question for years, and now it has quietly landed in the laps of state lawmakers. Within the last six months, legislators

  • 'Perfect storm' for retailers, warns McDonald's boss
    Sky News27 days ago

    'Perfect storm' for retailers, warns McDonald's boss

    Britain's retailers are facing "a perfect storm" that will see businesses squeezed and more corporate failures, according to the UK boss of McDonald's. In an exclusive interview for Sky News, Paul Pomroy said he had made the "bold decision" to keep investing in restaurants

  • Sky says gender representation is cause of 17.5% pay gap
    PA Money Newslast month

    Sky says gender representation is cause of 17.5% pay gap

    The company said equal pay is not the issue.

  • What to do when your boss is a terrible manager
    Quartzlast month

    What to do when your boss is a terrible manager

    Everyone’s dream is to work for a strong, effective, omniscient leader. The unfortunate reality, though, is that virtually every leader is flawed, and some are just downright weak and ineffective. Chances are if you haven’t had a weak boss yet, at some point in your career you will. There are specific

  • 'Superman' Li Ka-shing confirms retirement at age 89
    Sky Newslast month

    'Superman' Li Ka-shing confirms retirement at age 89

    Li Ka-shing, the Hong Kong businessman dubbed 'Superman', has confirmed he will retire in May ahead of his 90th birthday. The announcement was made in a regulatory filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange via his sprawling ports-to-telecoms company CK Hutchison (CKH), which includes the UK mobile

  • 'Superman' Li Ka-shing confirms retirement at the age of 89
    Sky Newslast month

    'Superman' Li Ka-shing confirms retirement at the age of 89

    Li ka-Shing, the Hong Kong businessman dubbed 'Superman', has confirmed he will retire in May ahead of his 90th birthday. The announcement was made in a regulatory filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange via his sprawling ports-to-telecoms company CK Hutchison (CKH), which includes the UK mobile

  • Prudential demerger to result in two FTSE 100 companies
    Sky Newslast month

    Prudential demerger to result in two FTSE 100 companies

    For a lot of people, the Prudential (SES: K6S.SI - news) is synonymous with the "Man (Swiss: MAN.SW - news) from the Pru (HKSE: 2378-OL.HK - news) ", the friendly door-to-door agent who, for almost 150 years, collected insurance premiums from millions of Britons. In Asia and the US, the

  • Spring statement 2018: Upgraded growth and borrowing sees Philip Hammond hint at spend boost
    Sky Newslast month

    Spring statement 2018: Upgraded growth and borrowing sees Philip Hammond hint at spend boost

    Philip Hammond offered the prospect of a boost to public spending later this year as he presented upgraded growth forecasts and predictions of falling inflation, debt and borrowing in his spring statement. The Chancellor declared there is "light at the end of the tunnel" after years of belt-tightening

  • Is it ok to leave a bad job experience off of your resume?
    Quartzlast month

    Is it ok to leave a bad job experience off of your resume?

    Q: If you have a bad experience at a job, and it doesn’t last long, is it ok to take it off of your resume? First, the short answer: No, you can’t take it off your resume. As tempting as it is to skip over the short job disaster, the minute you leave something off…

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    U.S. jobs report may tell Fed labor market not so tight

    A government report that showed a hefty 313,000 U.S. jobs created last month as sidelined workers rejoined the labor force while wage pressures remained muted could help dispel any views at the Federal Reserve that the United States is running dry on workers. It was a report that, for now, pushed aside

  • These questions will help you avoid a career you hate
    Quartzlast month

    These questions will help you avoid a career you hate

    It took several years in my career before I realized that I had the power to design the career I wanted, and that I should not expect others to define my career path for me. This shift in thinking allowed me to escape what I call “becoming a victim to your career path.” Here’s how…

  • Pro Tip: Do not list spy work on your LinkedIn bio
    Quartzlast month

    Pro Tip: Do not list spy work on your LinkedIn bio

    I was complaining to a former defense official recently about a senior spy type who refused to speak with me about a story. “You’ve got to be like Mueller!” he crowed. “Start at the bottom and roll them up.” I used LinkedIn to find an introduction. And indeed, the link between reporting and special counsel

  • What to do when your boss is always MIA
    Quartzlast month

    What to do when your boss is always MIA

    Your boss doles out the work, but then she’s nowhere to be found when you’ve got a question or a problem. Or worse yet, she starts dumping her meetings on you (with no notice) because she’s always traveling. You can’t control your boss’s schedule, so what do you do? Before you start dusting off your…

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    British stats watchdog: stop using RPI inflation gauge

    Britain's statistics watchdog said it was concerned that the retail price index (RPI), an older measure of inflation which is still used as a benchmark for government bonds and consumer contracts, remained in widespread use. Earlier on Thursday the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said RPI was

  • The 70-hour and four-day work weeks are both rooted in Christian philosophy
    Quartzlast month

    The 70-hour and four-day work weeks are both rooted in Christian philosophy

    The trend toward intense 70-hour work weeks is well-documented. Yet even as it has become standard in some industries to work until midnight on most weekdays, there’s also a trend in the opposite direction. German union IG Metall recently negotiated an agreement allowing workers to work 28 hours (with

  • Willetts: Baby boomers should pay higher wealth taxes to spare younger generation
    Sky News2 months ago

    Willetts: Baby boomers should pay higher wealth taxes to spare younger generation

    Britain's "baby boomer" generation must pay higher wealth taxes to fund spiralling health and welfare spending – or risk placing the burden on their children, a former Tory minister has argued. Lord Willetts declared that the "age of tax cuts", enjoyed by those born from the

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