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By The Dispatch On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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New York: Ralph Colamussi pleads guilty to forced labor of Thatched Cottage employees

A Long Island man pleaded guilty Wednesday to forced labor of employees. This following the investigation and 2017 arrest by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Labor Shortages in Quebec Lead to Economic Uncertainty

While tourism in Quebec City has reached record heights, with 2017 seeing the highest number of visitors in its history, it would seem that business in the area should be doing well. Yet, business owners, especially More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Human trafficking data portal to pull information together to battle sex slavery around the world

A new initiative, the world’s first human trafficking data portal, the Counter-Trafficking Data Collaborative (CTDC), has been created by IOM, the UN Migration Agency and Polaris. photo/ Sammis Reachers “We More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Fast Fashion is Killing the Planet: How You Can Help Make a Difference

The world is a global place, which is why each and every one of us needs to work on becoming global citizens. Global citizens aim for their actions to bring about a positive effect on the community, whether it’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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How will the 2018 minimum wage increases affect US businesses?

Many low-paid Americans will begin 2018 with a boost to their pay packets thanks to increases to the minimum wage – but will this spell bad news for businesses? From January there are 18 states and 20 cities that More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Understanding the Requirements for Meal and Rest Break Labor Laws in California

Even though the state of California enacted the meal and break laws in 2000, many employers still struggle to comprehend them. Some of the nagging questions were answered during the Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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5 Reasons Why Hiring Freelancers Makes Good Business Sense

With economic uncertainty, a small startup or entrepreneur may be very concerned about hiring the talent you need to get the business off the ground. The one popular choice is hiring freelancers. As the Freelancers’ More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Workplace Injuries Worsen Economic Situations of Americans

Workplace injuries and illnesses have always been something the American worker has faced. Based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “the incidence rate of nonfatal occupation injury and illness cases More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 14th, 2015
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Florida seeking help battling identity theft, fraud – like Rashia Wilson

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Jesse Panuccio sent a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez calling for additional action to combat identity theft and public-assistance More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Five Reasons to Retain an International Law Firm for Your Business

When doing business internationally, it is essential to have a legal firm for both representation and consultation. The following are five of the many reasons for this necessity. photo Pearson Scott Foresman Assessment More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Bolivia: Children as young as 10 can work, NCL expresses concern

Children as young as 10-years-old can legally work in Bolivia. Bolivia’s Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera signed the bill into law on Thursday. Prior to this new law, Bolivian labor laws allowed the minimum More...


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