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2014-04-24 12:25:53

TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) program between 2002 and 2012, which made it easier to hire foreign workers, accelerated the rise in unemployment in Alberta and British Columbia, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada: Are They Really Filling Labour Shortages?", author Dominique M. Gross finds that easier access to foreign labour can generate undesirable incentives on the part of...

2014-03-24 16:20:26

Collaboration provides high-performance, environmentally friendly material to the tire and rubber industries SAN FRANCISCO and ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connell Brothers (CBC), the largest distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific, announced today that it has partnered with Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company, to market Lehigh's PolyDyne((TM)) micronized rubber powders (MRP) to the tire and rubber industries in Japan and...

2013-11-14 23:22:40

The study will help policymakers and other stakeholders understand how the Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system measures up with other states and serves as an invaluable tool in making system improvements. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The costs per workers’ compensation claim in Pennsylvania are moderating, following years of steady growth in previous years, according to a new study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). The report, Benchmarks for...

2013-08-05 10:01:44

Research from the University of Copenhagen has revealed the effects of a decade of decentralized wage negotiations in the private sector. In an article in the Journal of Labor Economics, researchers conclude that wages have risen for all employees and that companies are now better able to retain key personnel. "Average wages rise when employees and managers negotiate on an individual basis, without a collective-bargaining agreement dictating fixed rates for all," explains Jakob Roland...

2013-06-13 23:25:02

Attendance on Demand receives Bronze, Silver, and Gold awards Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Attendance on Demand is pleased to receive Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards in the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Company and Best Products Awards. The Bronze for the deployment of the YWCA case study, the Silver for the Misclassification Mishaps white paper and Gold for the Managing Internships white paper. YWCA saved 35 percent in switching over to Attendance on Demand and gained additional...


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