Flipkart, Axis Bank launch credit card

This post was originally published on this siteFlipkart Credit Card: Walmart-owned e-commerce marketplace Flipkart and Axis Bank have partnered to launch a co-branded credit card. Enabled by Mastercard, the credit card will be available to new-to-credit customers and help Flipkart reduce cash-on-delivery orders. The card will be available to select users in July and will … Read moreFlipkart, Axis Bank launch credit card

"Alexa, How Do We Subvert Big Tech’s Orwellian Internet-of-Things Surveillance?"

This post was originally published on this siteConvenience is the sales pitch, but the real goal is control in service of maximizing profits and extending state power. When every device in your life is connected to the Internet (the Internet of Things), your refrigerator will schedule an oil change for your car–or something like that–and it … Read more"Alexa, How Do We Subvert Big Tech’s Orwellian Internet-of-Things Surveillance?"

Epstein Sex Web Exposed, Trump Social Media Summit, Inflation Coming

This post was originally published on this siteBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 392 7.12.19) Billionaire money manager Jeffery Epstein has been arrested for sex trafficking and other charges in New York this week. He reportedly catered to top world leaders, politicians and business executives on his private island, reportedly called “Orgy Island.” The case is … Read moreEpstein Sex Web Exposed, Trump Social Media Summit, Inflation Coming

‘Indian e-comm rules regressive, Walmart told US’

This post was originally published on this siteWalmart told the US govt privately in January that India’s new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties. Just months earlier, Walmart had invested $16 billion in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart. Differences over e-commerce regulations have become one of the biggest … Read more‘Indian e-comm rules regressive, Walmart told US’

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with Sandoval County, New Mexico, to Ensure Accessible Voting

This post was originally published on this siteThe Department of Justice today reached a settlement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with Sandoval County, New Mexico, to ensure that the County’s polling places are accessible during elections to individuals with mobility and vision impairments. Please follow and like us:

Colombian National Pleads Guilty to Operating an International Fentanyl Trafficking Organization from a Canadian Prison

This post was originally published on this siteA Colombian fentanyl trafficker, who was scheduled to go to trial on Oct. 1, 2019, pleaded guilty earlier today to drug trafficking and money laundering charges as the leader and organizer of an international continuing criminal enterprise while incarcerated in Quebec, Canada. The enterprise involved distributing fentanyl and … Read moreColombian National Pleads Guilty to Operating an International Fentanyl Trafficking Organization from a Canadian Prison

Property Preservationist Pleads Guilty in $10 Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteFormer East Greenwich, Rhode Island, businesswoman Monique N. Brady, 44, whose company, MNB, specialized in preserving the condition of foreclosed homes for resale, yesterday admitted to utilizing her business and business contacts, often times family members, friends, and business associates, to operate a $10.3 million dollar Ponzi scheme. … Read moreProperty Preservationist Pleads Guilty in $10 Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

U.S. Extradites Former Colombian Minister of Agriculture Convicted of Embezzlement and Illegal Government Contracting

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States today extradited Andres Felipe Arias Leiva, who served as Colombia’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development from 2005 to 2009, to face a prison sentence in that country based on a 2014 conviction by the Supreme Court of Colombia for two offenses committed while Arias … Read moreU.S. Extradites Former Colombian Minister of Agriculture Convicted of Embezzlement and Illegal Government Contracting

Refusing to Rehire Worker Who Filed EEO Charge Is Unlawful

This post was originally published on this siteClaims of retaliation—mostly in the forms of demoting, disciplining or terminating employees—are the charges most frequently filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). A recent lawsuit reminds employers that refusing to rehire someone who filed a discrimination claim against the company is also illegal. Please follow … Read moreRefusing to Rehire Worker Who Filed EEO Charge Is Unlawful

‘Apple’s India-made iPhones to hit stores in Aug’

This post was originally published on this siteApple Inc’s top-end iPhones, assembled in India by Foxconn’s local unit, are likely to hit Indian stores next month, a source said, potentially helping the tech giant drop prices in the world’s second-biggest smartphone market. The India-made iPhone XR and XS devices are expected to hit the market … Read more‘Apple’s India-made iPhones to hit stores in Aug’

Gosar: Congress Gifts Big Tech More Foreign Labor to Replace Americans

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Paul Gosar is blasting the passage of a bill that will allow Indian nationals to monopolize the United States’ green card system, providing Silicon Valley’s tech elites with an endless flow of cheaper, foreign workers. This week, 140 House Republicans, 224 House Democrats, and Rep. Justin … Read moreGosar: Congress Gifts Big Tech More Foreign Labor to Replace Americans

Gosar: Congress Gifts Big Tech More Foreign Labor to Replace Americans

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-07-11 22:29:03 by John Binder Rep. Paul Gosar is blasting the passage of a bill that will allow Indian nationals to monopolize the United States’ green card system, providing Silicon Valley’s tech elites with an endless flow of cheaper, foreign workers. This week, 140 House Republicans, 224 … Read moreGosar: Congress Gifts Big Tech More Foreign Labor to Replace Americans

Walmart, Anthem, Boeing, et al: You Get What You Pay For

This post was originally published on this siteMultinational retailer Walmart recently announced that it will lay off almost 600 corporate employees. According to the Business Insider, the finance and accounting jobs will be outsourced to Genpact, described as a New-York based professional services firm. Genpact isn’t a household name. So, who are they? According to … Read moreWalmart, Anthem, Boeing, et al: You Get What You Pay For

India-born exec to head Audi India

This post was originally published on this siteBalbir Singh Dhillon, an industry veteran who has spent nearly 12 years in the Volkswagen group, will take charge of the company, replacing German born Rahil Ansari, who is moving to the group’s global headquarters in Germany, nearly six months ahead of the usually-stipulated three-year term. Dhillon is … Read moreIndia-born exec to head Audi India

Casio sues Snapdeal, e-sellers over fake products

This post was originally published on this siteJapanese consumer electronics giant Casio has sued online retailer Snapdeal and sellers on its platform for allegedly selling counterfeit versions of the brand’s products such as watches and calculators. As a result, the Tis Hazari court in the national capital has restrained Snapdeal and the other accused parties … Read moreCasio sues Snapdeal, e-sellers over fake products

Housing becomes less affordable, reveals RBI study

This post was originally published on this site​​The study measures affordability by comparing the price to monthly income of average home loan borrowers. According to the report, the house price to income ratio increased from 56.1 in March 2015 to 61.5 in March 2019 for all cities. Another measure used is the loan to income … Read moreHousing becomes less affordable, reveals RBI study

The RBA FOI On First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteThe RBA just released a FOI relating to the Federal Government’s proposed First Home Loan Deposit Scheme. How many loans might be made? “the point of the estimates is that the various caps on the scheme (10,000 loan cap, income and house prices) are likely to be the … Read moreThe RBA FOI On First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

RBA flags ‘overhang effect’ of rising mortgage debt

This post was originally published on this siteWell, surprise, surprise, the RBA has realised that high mortgage debt reduces household consumption, according to new research they published. Yet they also note the positive economic impact of higher debt, and say the the overall impact is “unclear”! Well, the DFA surveys make it quite clear, many … Read moreRBA flags ‘overhang effect’ of rising mortgage debt

Rivigo gets $65 million from SAIF, Warburg

This post was originally published on this siteLogistics startup Rivigo said it has raised $65 million (Rs 444 crore) from existing investors — private equity major Warburg Pincus and venture capital firm SAIF Partners. Both these investors had led Rivigo’s previous round of funding of $50 million in January last year. It said the company … Read moreRivigo gets $65 million from SAIF, Warburg

Tiger to exit Policybazaar, eyes $1.5bn valuation for co

This post was originally published on this siteChinese internet giant Tencent and Japan’s SoftBank Vision Fund are among the investors in discussions to pick up a 21% stake of Tiger Global Management in Etechaces Marketing and Consulting, which owns online financial services portals Policybazaar and Paisabazaar, according to three sources familiar with the development. Please … Read moreTiger to exit Policybazaar, eyes $1.5bn valuation for co

Government to check Rakesh Gangwal, Rahul Bhatia shareholder pact

This post was originally published on this siteThe government will examine the shareholder’s agreement (SHA) between IndiGo’s bitterly feuding promoters Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal to see if the same is in accordance with provisions of the Companies Act. Over the last few days, Gangwal has flagged the issue with the government and alleged serious … Read moreGovernment to check Rakesh Gangwal, Rahul Bhatia shareholder pact

August 2019 Visa Bulletin Released – Many Categories Move Back by 3 Years

This post was originally published on this siteAugust 2019 Visa Bulletin has been released by the Department of State. The table below shows “Final Action” cut-off dates for major employment-based categories, as well as their movement from the previous month. To see all other categories, please visit our Visa Bulletin Toolbox. Chargeability Preference Cut-off Date … Read moreAugust 2019 Visa Bulletin Released – Many Categories Move Back by 3 Years

Akshay only Bollywood star in Forbes rich celebs list

This post was originally published on this siteLos Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is the only Indian to find a spot in the Forbes list of the world’s highest paid actors, among 99 other international celebrities. Securing the 33rd rank with earnings worth $65 million, Akshay has surpassed popular international figures such as … Read moreAkshay only Bollywood star in Forbes rich celebs list

House-passed green card revamp faces hurdles

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. House of Representatives voted July 10 to eliminate limits on the percentage of employment-based permanent residency work visas (green cards) awarded to immigrants from any one country. The measure would apply to two types of work visas – EB-2 visas, for workers with advanced degrees or … Read moreHouse-passed green card revamp faces hurdles

Reps. Axne, Baird Urge CBP to Mitigate Threat of Swine Fever Outbreak in U.S.

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Cindy Axne (D-IA-03) and Rep. James Baird (R-IN-04) urged U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to prioritize agricultural inspections to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) among domestic swine herds. In a letter sent to Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan, the Representatives called … Read moreReps. Axne, Baird Urge CBP to Mitigate Threat of Swine Fever Outbreak in U.S.

IC miclassification: California bill advances; New Jersey releases report, signs tri-state agreement

This post was originally published on this siteIndependent contractor misclassification was a topic in several states this week. California legislation that could force online human cloud firms and other companies to categorize their workers as employees was approved by a state Senate committee on Wednesday. Separately, the New Jersey governor released a report on misclassification, … Read moreIC miclassification: California bill advances; New Jersey releases report, signs tri-state agreement

Caldwell Partners’ professional fees edge up; chairman retires

This post was originally published on this siteRetained search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. (TSE: CWL) reported professional fees rose 8.9% in its fiscal third quarter ended May 31. The Toronto-based firm reported professional fees were up 4.6% excluding the impact of IFRS 15 and were up just 1% when also excluding exchange rate … Read moreCaldwell Partners’ professional fees edge up; chairman retires

US private equity firm invests in German company providing software to staffing firms

This post was originally published on this sitePrivate equity firm The Riverside Co. announced an investment in Compana, a Feucht, Germany-headquartered provider of recruiting software for staffing firms. This deal follows a separate transaction last year when The Riverside Co. invested in GermanPersonnel, a Munich, Germany-based recruitment software firm. Its software-as-a-service offerings are focused on … Read moreUS private equity firm invests in German company providing software to staffing firms

Taking phone calls, being intoxicated and other job interview don’ts

This post was originally published on this siteFrom taking phone calls during job interviews to showing up under the influence of drugs, Express Employment Professionals surveyed business leaders and job seekers about the most inappropriate activities they have seen during job interviews. In one case, a candidate grabbed a doughnut without asking then proceeded to … Read moreTaking phone calls, being intoxicated and other job interview don’ts

U.S. Census Bureau Estimates 7.58 Billion People on Earth on World Population Day

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. Census Bureau Estimates 7.58 Billion People on Earth on World Population Day July 11, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 07/11/2019 – 13:13 Population statistics Graphic of U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Clock. The following is a cross-post from the U.S. Census Bureau blog World population is estimated to reach 7.58 … Read moreU.S. Census Bureau Estimates 7.58 Billion People on Earth on World Population Day

Opportunity to nominate your clients to the CW Game Changers List, deadline approaches (The Staffing Stream)

This post was originally published on this siteMonday is the deadline to nominate contingent workforce managers for the 2019 CW Program Game Changers list. Staffing Industry Analysts’ Subadhra Sriram, editor & publisher, media products; and Managing Editor Sharon Thomas wrote about the list in a new post in The Staffing Stream. “These Game Changers care … Read moreOpportunity to nominate your clients to the CW Game Changers List, deadline approaches (The Staffing Stream)