UN workers’ salary delay loomsUnited Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on member states to pay their outstanding contributions, as the organization faces such a “severe financial crisis” that staff salaries risk not being paid next month. The organization is suffering its worst deficit in a decade, Guterres said Tuesday, as he addressed the UN General Assembly to introduce a proposed budget for 2020. The UN might start November “without enough cash to cover payrolls,” Guterres warned. “Our work and our reforms are at risk.” AP … [Read more...] about UN workers’ salary delay looms
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Wendy Rockwell, the sole provider for her family of four in Highlands Ranch, was in the middle of a successful career in the biopharmaceutical industry – top awards, a promotion to manager – when she discovered she was earning as little as 57 cents on the dollar compared to some male managers in her company. “My peers were appalled,” she told the Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee. “I had no way of rectifying this within my company. I tried to through the proper channels.” Rockwell was testifying in favor of Senate Bill 85 — equal pay legislation that, after being amended several times in compromises with business groups, is one step closer to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk. The state House on Saturday gave its final approval to the bill. Now the Senate must vote on the House’s changes before the bill goes to the governor. It would compensate underpaid employees like Rockwell and punish companies that are deliberately paying one … [Read more...] about Colorado equal pay bill passes General Assembly after years of trying
By Farah Adeed Published: March 19, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar calls on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM Office Islamabad on March 18, 2019. PHOTO: PID Last week, the Punjab Assembly unanimously passed a bill within five minutes which increased the salaries of the chief minister, speaker, deputy speaker, MNAs and MPAs to an incredible extent. According to the details of this bill, the speaker’s monthly salary was increased from Rs37,000 to Rs200,000, while his deputy would receive Rs185,000 instead of Rs35,000. The MPAs, who used to earn Rs18,000, would earn Rs80,000 every month. CM Buzdar’s own salary was increased by Rs59,000. After the matter was taken up by social media, Imran expressed his sheer disappointment and termed the decision ‘untenable’. The Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry also labelled the development a ‘sham exercise’. … [Read more...] about Who decides Usman Buzdar and other lawmakers’ salaries?
Feb 07, 1:10 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Arthur Villasanta 02/07/19 AT 12:42 AM California-based fast casual restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG) reported better-than-expected operating results across the board for the fourth quarter of 2018 and for the full year thanks to higher customer traffic and menu price increases.Chipotle stock surged 10% to 580 in late trading Wednesday following release of the positive earnings report. In 2018, Chipotle’s stock had its best year since 2013 with shares soaring nearly 50 percent. This trend looks set to continue into the first quarter of this year.In its earnings report released yesterday, Chipotle said its revenue for Q4 jumped 10.4 percent to $1.2 billion, quarter-on-quarter. Net income for Q4 was $32.0 million ($1.15 per diluted share). This compares to the net income of $43.8 million ($1.55 per diluted share) in Q4 2017. Adjusted net … [Read more...] about Chipotle Stocks Jump 10%, Plans Price Increase To Cope With Employee Salary Increases
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong. In his latest article written on the occasion of the 89th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (February 3, 1930-February 3-2019), Trong highlighted the country’s bright panorama in 2018, including decade-high GDP growth of 7.08% and record foreign exchange reserves of US$60 billion. The economy size was estimated at US$240 billion, or 1.3 times higher than that of 2015, according to the Party Chief. Viet Nam became the 7th member country to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) which took effect for Viet Nam on January 14, 2019. This is the new-generation trade deal with higest commitments that Viet Nam has joined so far. In terms of diplomacy, the country successfully hosted several international events, particularly the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 with the participation of a number of foreign leaders and around 1,000 … [Read more...] about Strong Party, National Development, Everlasting Nation