Year: 2019

US briefing: the Squad, Prime Day protests and floods in south Asia

From The Guardian World:   US morning briefing Tuesday’s top story: Congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist remarks. Plus, French cuisine’s renaissance Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hold a press conference on Monday. Photograph: Erin Scott/Reuters Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Trump’s bigoted tirade

South Korea has introduced tough new workplace anti-bullying laws with penalties that include jail for employers in some cases. It marks the first time the country has required employers take action against harassment.

From Reddit World News: submitted by /u/madam1 [link] [comments]   The original content can be found here: South Korea has introduced tough new workplace anti-bullying laws with penalties that include jail for employers in some cases. It marks the first time the country has required employers take action against harassment.

UN warns of 'dangerous stagnation of global vaccination rates'

From Al Jazeera:   The agencies found that vaccination levels are stagnating, notably in poor countries or areas of conflict [File: Lindsey Wasson/Reuters] Almost 20 million children last year did not receive potentially life-saving vaccinations, according to United Nations agencies, calling for an increase in efforts to shield minors from preventable

Why Treasury blaming a lack of 'job switching' for stagnant wages may have backfired

From The Guardian World:   Wages growth By suggesting switching jobs can even out the power imbalance between employers and employees, Treasury hinted at an obvious solution The deputy secretary of Treasury’s macroeconomic group says ‘more frequent job switching is associated with higher real wage growth, even for those that