From 2013 to 2015, the same seven shareholders controlled 60% of United Airlines, 27.5% of Delta, 27.3% of JetBlue, and 23.3% of Southwest. Harvard law professor Einer Elhaug argues this kind of common ownership of multiple companies in an industry is very likely to lead to anticompetitive prices. … [Read more...] about The T-Mobile/Sprint merger will increase inequality in the U.S.
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But in my assessment, access to paid family leave and affordable childcare are two policies that could have a transformative effect on gender inequality in the labor market and help reduce the many burdens faced by working parents. … [Read more...] about These are the lasting consequences of an employment gap on parents’ careers
“Obama’s talking a lot about green initiatives, so alternative fuels are going to be big,” agrees Spherion CEO Krause. But those renewable energy jobs might also see a glut of interest from workers in traditional energy, thanks in part to increasing volatility and competitiveness in the market for oil and gas jobs that has resulted from wild oil-price fluctuations. “We’re seeing a slowdown in Texas and Canada,” Varelas says of North America’s two biggest oil-producing areas. Workers in the energy industry have very specific skill-sets and knowledge that don’t translate well to other industries, she notes. She predicts that many of these workers may “be jumping at a green energy job” if they have the opportunity. … [Read more...] about The Top Jobs for 2009
Through Ayushman Bharat, the government aims to cover half to provide health cover to 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families upto ` 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary hospitalisation. The government is planning to set up 150,000 setting health and wellness by 2022. It had already set up 28,005 such units. … [Read more...] about Economic Survey 2020: Expenditure on healthcare continues to be flat
“Ultimately patients will bear this cost and affordability will decrease. This is a retrograde measure and goes against the global companies which provide more than 80 percent of the critical care medical devices as well as the patient who gets exposed to the danger of smuggling of these low bulk and high value devices, without service and legal guarantees from neighbouring countries where the tariffs are already lower,” Bhutani said.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about Budget 2020: Cess on imported medical devices fails to enthuse domestic manufacturers