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Cat’s Nine Lives?

March 6, 2009
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The New Year Brings Employment Act Changes in Singapore

March 3, 2009
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For a country whose labor climate is known for tenuous boss-employee relationships, the changes to the Singapore Employment Act serve primarily the interests of the employee and organized labor by increasing employee benefits while also increasing restrictions on employers.
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Getting Ahead by Going Abroad

December 31, 2008
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An overseas posting can catapult your career, but there are caveats to consider.
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Overseeing Overseas

December 31, 2008
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In today’s global economy, managers often supervise staffers who work thousands of miles away. But how?
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India R&D Hubs Work to Bridge Talent Gap

December 7, 2008
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A paucity of high-skill engineering talent required to carry out innovations is driving R&D captives in India to hire expatriates and immigrant Indians, enter into tie-ups with universities and deploy a plethora of training and skill enhancement programs.
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CEOs Death in India Alerts Multinationals to Workplace Issues

October 29, 2008
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The incident at Graziano Transmissioni comes at a time when violent protests led the Tata Group to rethink plans for its Nano car. Waves of violence also have affected a Korean steel maker and Indonesia’s Salim Group.
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Ford in Talks for New Labor Pact in Mexico

June 9, 2008
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Hourly workers’ wages and benefits in the automaker’s Cuautitlan plant are 23 percent higher than those of their peers at rival automaker assembly plants in Mexico.
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