The US has published its objectives for a proposed trade agreement with the UK – and its thinking highlights just how weak Britain's bargaining position will be in the post-Brexit global economy. The US trade representative outlines many of the usual ways to increase trade between the two countries – namely, reducing tariffs and ensuring both sides share the same standards and regulations. But the emphasis is very much on the UK aligning itself with US standards. This will have major implications. It will move the UK away from the EU standards it currently has, which will harm trade with its most important trading partner and generate potential hurdles in a future trade deal with the EU. The US is taking a tough line from the outset on a number of issues. With a population of 66m and GDP of roughly US$3 trillion, the UK is dwarfed by the bloc it is leaving – the EU's population is 500m and has a combined GDP of US$20 trillion. Plus, the UK has a transparent need to … [Read more...] about Brexit Britain’s weakness exposed in US trade deal documents
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GOP Sen. Kevin Cramer is leading a drive to reward 300,000 Indian visa workers for taking college graduate jobs from at least 200,000 young middle aged or older American graduates. Via Twitter, the North Dakota Senator is pushing the “Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act,” which was also championed by former GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder until he lost his 2018 election.The legislation “is about exactly that: fairness,” Cramer tweeted. “The long wait for these green cards is a disservice to legal immigrants and to the potential of the American economy. Let’s get this passed.” But Cramer’s bill does not offer fairness or safeguards to the many Americans who are losing careers or starter jobs to the imported army of roughly 500,000 Indian workers and recruiters, said Dawn Collins, a former vice-president at J.P. Morgan Chase bank. Casey and other American professionals were forced out of their software jobs in 2016 to make … [Read more...] about GOP Senators Push Green Card Rewards for Indian Visa Workers Who Take College Jobs in U.S.
By: Apoorva Mandhani 14 Feb 2019 2:04 PM GMT The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) to look into the sexual harassment allegations against S. Murugan, joint director of the Directorate of Vigilance & Anti-Corruption, on a complaint filed by a woman IPS officer. Justice SM Subramaniam confirmed the constitution of the ICC under Section 4 of The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 by the Director of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption. The judge ordered this ICC to follow the procedures contemplated under the Act and submit a report within two weeks. It clarified that these proceedings can continue parallel with the criminal action initiated against the accused. The court also "strongly recommended" to the Chief Secretary to the State government to install CCTV cameras inside official chambers and office rooms of all higher officials, "in order to avoid all such allegations/complaints … [Read more...] about Even A Lady IPS Officer Not Safe: Madras HC Directs Installation Of CCTV Cameras In All Govt Offices To Prevent Sexual Harassment
Japanese personnel provider enters Vietnamese market Representative from Sunwell Solutions Vietnam Yoshioka Reito (R) A representative from Japan’s Sunwell Solutions JSC said on January 23 that its Vietnamese office officially became operational earlier this month. Sunwell Solutions, with eight years experience in providing human resources solutions, aims to increase opportunities for outstanding Vietnamese engineers working at Japanese firms and develop relations between Japanese employers and Vietnamese employees. Yoshioka Reito, a representative of Sunwell in Vietnam, stressed that although it has been established for nine years with highly technical staff, Sunwell is looking to expand its business to great customers, focusing on key fields such as information technology, automobile technology, and refinery projects. According to Reito, Vietnam’s high-quality engineers are able to meet the requirements of Japanese businesses. Sunwell was established with … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 25/1
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Justice V. Ramkumar November 28, 2018 11:23 am Change Font Size to cause to forbear such public duty by such public servant or by another public servant, commits an offence under this section. The punishment is imprisonment for not less than 3 years but upto 7 years AND fine. Here, while fixing the fine, the matters under new Section 16 need not be taken into consideration since Section 7 A is absent in Section 16. This may be an accidental omission in new Section 16. An Overview On The Prevention Of Corruption (Amendment) Act 16 of 2018 [Part-1] Section 7 Section 9(4) declares that an offence under Section 7A shall be cognizable. Even otherwise, going by Part II of Schedule 1 Cr.P.C this offence would be cognizable and non-bailable. Essence of new Section 7-A It would appear as though Section 7A has been introduced to combine old Sections 8 and 9. But old Section 8 was for punishing a person who takes or agrees to … [Read more...] about An Overview On The Prevention Of Corruption (Amendment) Act 16 of 2018 [Part-II]