Child polishing shoes in Costa Rica
At least 10% of children and adolescents in Costa Rica perform some kind of work to survive, according to the Ministra de Trabajo (Labour Ministry), Sandra Piszk.
Last week the Labour ministry signed the “Reglamento a la Ley sobre Trabajos Peligrosos” (regulations to the Law on Hazardous Work), [...]
The Maryland Port Administration has extended a partnership with the Panama Canal that is intended to draw large cargo ships from Asia once a key port project is finished in 2012. The agreement allows the two bodies to do joint marketing activities, research, planning and training.
The Port of Baltimore is readying for the widening [...]
While shipping companies will still reap revenue from carrying containers, the rise of the forwarders will diminish their bargaining power over rates, according to a Danish analyst. It also means the shipping lines will have to better target the forwarders, which could soon hold sway over more than half their income.
“Freight forwarders are a [...]
The labor board has ordered the Pacific Beach Hotel to reinstate workers and pay back wages and union expenses.
Pacific Beach Hotel management is reviewing its legal options in the wake of a recent decision from the National Labor Relations Board that found the hotel violated numerous provisions of federal labor law.
The board [...]