Day: September 18, 2020

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After 75 Years, UN Claims 50:50 Gender Parity, But Falls Short of its Ultimate Goals — Global Issues

by Thalif Deen (united nations) Friday, September 18, 2020 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Sep 18 (IPS) – When the United Nations was dominated by men, holding some of the highest positions in the staff hierarchy, women staffers were overwhelmingly administrative secretaries seen pounding on their Remington typewriters seated outside their bosses’ enclosed offices. A […]

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Two tropical storms might form soon. One would be called Wilfred, the other Alpha

A slow-moving tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico is forecast to turn into a tropical storm Friday and could reach hurricane-level strength this weekend, forecasters said. They are also watching another tropical wave in the Atlantic that is forecast to turn into a tropical depression or tropical storm by the end of the week. […]

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‘Gap in legislation’: Stronger law needed to launch wage-fixing probe into grocers’ behaviour

Article content continued Those offences —known as hardcore cartel conduct — are considered “per se”illegal,which means agreements that are“so clearly offensive,” prosecutors don’t need to prove it had a harmful impact,said William Wu, a lawyer at McMillan LLP in Toronto who defends against criminal cartel cases.  Pecman suggested legislators could change the act to make […]

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