Is IKEA wrong to promote anti-gay magician?
The furniture giant’s Singapore operation caused controversy when it announced it would continue to promote a show by an outspoken magician, publicly opposed to homosexuality.
CEO raises minimum wage to $70,000 – by slashing own salary
Seattle-based CEO Dan Price earned international praise when he took a 98 per cent pay cut in order to boost every other employee’s wages.
AT&T president sacked for sharing racist meme
One of America’s largest telecommunications companies was hit with a US$100 million law suit after a high powered exec shared racist material on his work phone.
Undercover agents target prejudiced hiring practices
One US government agency revealed a controversial new way its officials would be enforcing employment law
Amtrak employees claimed to work 40-hour days
One U.S. audit revealed evidence of widespread and shocking overtime abuse – or time travel.
How does Canada’s minimum wage compare?
A report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development revealed how Canada’s minimum wage compares to other developed countries – and it doesn’t look good.
HRM will recap international HR stories from the second half of 2015 tomorrow.
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