Wednesday, December 19, 2007

NZ - Minimum Wage

(News Release) Labour Minister Trevor Mallard today announced an increase in the minimum wage to $12 an hour from next April for about 140,000 workers aged 16 and over around New Zealand.

Govt delivers early on $12 minimum wage promise

Global - UN Youth Report

While today's youth are the best educated generation in history, they face a number of obstacles in an increasingly globalized world - foremost among them finding decent work - which affect their transition to adulthood, according to a new United Nations report released today.

Finding Decent Work An Obstacle For Today's Youth

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

UK - After Office

What Happens To Unemployed Politicians?

After Office

USA - Abuse At Work

Recent research by Wayne Hochwarter, a professor of management at Florida State University, and associate Samantha Engelhardt investigated differences in employees' responses to abusive supervisors.

The researchers highlight the importance of "basic civility" and effective communication when addressing many workplace problems.

Abuse At Work

Friday, December 14, 2007

Monday, December 03, 2007

USA - Career Technical Education

California's GetREAL coalition say that an expansion of career technical education (CTE) would help reduce crime and the state's 'unacceptably high' drop out rate.

Investing In Career Technical Education To Reduce Crime and Drop Out Rate

USA - Top Office Party Blunders

How to turn your company party into a career disaster.

Top Office Party Blunders