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Civil servant fired over Twitter attacks on government wins case

Civil servants in Australia can criticise the country's government on Twitter, so long as they do it under a fake name and outside of work. That's the latest result in the case of a former employee of Australia's immigration department, Michaela
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Corruption of science: Why are governments not banning Monsanto's Roundup?

From: Buisness-standard By Sunita Narain Recommended by: business-standard There is one chemical that is igniting much fuss these days — legislators in New Zealand want it banned; South African leaders are asking why they are
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Government Is Slowing H-1Bs By Making Greater Paperwork Requests

If your company is petitioning for H-1B visas and it seems like the approval process is taking longer than in years past, it’s not in your head. Anecdotal reports from immigration attorneys are backed up by the numbers: Through November...
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'My government just told me I don't matter': Trans students on Betsy DeVos' school bathroom decision

Grace Dolan-Sandrino, a 17-year-old transgender high school student, was prepared for the Department of Education to let her down.  The federal agency had done so already a year ago, she says, when it rescinded an Obama-era guidance advising
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Reinventing Business, Cyber, Defense, Governmental Services

From:   By: Vinod Khosla Via: 14/17. Reinventing Societal Infrastructure
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How the WannaCry Attack Will Impact Cyber Security

From: Via: How the WannaCry Attack Will Impact Cyber Security worldwide cyber
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The Instant-Gratification Guide To Being Happier At Work

We’ve all seen the reports about how much American employees hate their jobs. In April, Gallup released "The State of the American Manager," which found that just 35% of managers and 30% of employees are engaged in their jobs. The study estimates
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Cos focus on predictive analytics to plan for critical position vacancies

Succession management receives the third lowest investment among talent management functions, ahead of only workforce planning and career management. Yet, it hails as the single talent process where organisations plan to invest more heavily in the
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Vikram Gandhi & Chandni Ohri: Acche din for the financially excluded or too much din?

From: Via: Fin inclusion is an obligation & an opportunity. Regulations should act as enabler for innovations like mobile money
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5 “facts” about WWII that aren’t actually true

From:   By: Josh Urich Via: 5 “facts” about WWII that aren’t actually true to movies