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Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets

A Brazilian court has ordered the seizure of goods and assets belonging to the broadcast-arm of the International Olympic Committee.

Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets
New Zealand bans 'zero hour' contracts
New Zealand bans 'zero hour' contracts

New Zealand has passed legislation banning 'zero hour' contractsto end the use of deals criticised as exploitative.

New Zealand bans 'zero hour' contracts
Qatar population hits 2.5 million on worker influx
Qatar population hits 2.5 million on worker influx

Qatar's population has reached 2.5 million people, swollen by the huge numbers of foreign workers employed in the tiny Gulf emirate.

Qatar population hits 2.5 million on worker influx
'Brexit' would 'threaten jobs', warn UK business leaders
'Brexit' would 'threaten jobs', warn UK business leaders

The bosses of more than a third of Britain's top companies urged voters to keep the country in the European Union.

'Brexit' would 'threaten jobs', warn UK business leaders
Obama signs executive order on paid sick leave
Obama signs executive order on paid sick leave

US President Barack Obama signed an executive order that will give employees working for federal contractors up to seven days of paid sick leave annually.

Obama signs executive order on paid sick leave
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers

Kazakhstan is increasing the salary of teachers from January 1, 2016.

Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers
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Kazakh-Spanish documentary wins Jakarta film festival award

A Kazakh-Spanish film about Soviet-era Spaniards held prisoners in a labor camp on the territory of present day Kazakhstan has won an award at the Jakarta Film Festival.

Kazakh-Spanish documentary wins Jakarta film festival award
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Ministry of National Economy observes high outflow of qualified work force from Kazakhstan

Vice Minister of National Economy Madina Abylkassymova reported an increase of qualified work force outflow from Kazakhstan at the Migration Process Tendencies and Social Aspects roundtable meeting.

Ministry of National Economy observes high outflow of qualified work force from Kazakhstan
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Launch of Eurasian Economic Union may trigger growth of salaries in Kazakhstan

Should the neighboring Kyrgyzstan access the Eurasian Economic Union, the issue of migrants may emerge (…) now we are working on suggestions on how to defend the national market: Minister of Healthcare and Social Development.

Launch of Eurasian Economic Union may trigger growth of salaries in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan is not going to shift to 4-day working week: Healthcare and Social Development Minister

According to her, Kazakhstan does have certain unemployment-related issues. But we are more focused on raising the quality of labor force at the present stage.

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Kazakhstan is not going to shift to 4-day working week: Healthcare and Social Development Minister
Photo ©Marat Abilov
Brain drain worries Kazakhstan's PM Massimov

Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov named brain drain as one of the main challenges to the economy of Kazakhstan.

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Brain drain worries Kazakhstan's PM Massimov
Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant
Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant

Samsung said Monday it had temporarily suspended business with one of its suppliers in China after finding "evidence" of possible illegal child labour at the plant.

Samsung finds 'evidence' of child labour at China plant
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Bolivia congress allows child labor from age 10

Bolivian lawmakers have approved child workers as young as 10 years old, under a new law that lays out specific conditions for employing children.

Bolivia congress allows child labor from age 10
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70% of repatriated Kazakhs have no education

Over 70% of repatriated Kazakhs (oralmans) have no education.

70% of repatriated Kazakhs have no education
©Reuters/Rick Wilking
US economy rebounds, adding 288,000 jobs in April

The US economy pumped out 288,000 jobs in April, the highest pace in over two years, in a fresh confirmation that growth has resumed after a harsh winter freeze.

US economy rebounds, adding 288,000 jobs in April
Photo  © Daniyal Okasov
Repatriated Kazakhs to get Kazakhstan citizenship in 1 year

Repatriated Kazakhs will be able to get Kazakhstani citizenship in one year, which is a mile away from the current 7-year requirement.

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Repatriated Kazakhs to get Kazakhstan citizenship in 1 year
Tamara Duisenova. Photo courtesy of ortcom.kz
No migration of workforce from China to Kazakhstan

The Ministry of Labor and Social Security has dispelled rumors about migration of work force from China and South Kazakhstan to Kazakhstan's northern regions.

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No migration of workforce from China to Kazakhstan
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Over 2,000 workers injured in factory accidents every year in Kazakhstan

Occupational morbidity rate is growing in Kazakhstan: Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Kazakhstan.

Over 2,000 workers injured in factory accidents every year in Kazakhstan
Photo © Marat Abilov
Single Pension Fund ensures safety of pension savings

Deputy Chairman of the JSC GNPF Accumulative Pension Fund Ruslan Erdenayev guaranteed the safety of the pension savings.

Single Pension Fund ensures safety of pension savings
Kazakhstan's Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov. ©Marat Abilov
Kazakhstan PM calls to prevent labor conflicts in oil and gas

Oil and gas companies are going to be held responsible for the labor conflicts occurring on their sites.

Kazakhstan PM calls to prevent labor conflicts in oil and gas