Trends: Age discrimination getting much harder to prove

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TweetYumMany feel that ageism and age discrimination in the workplace has been getting harder to prove and has been so for many years. Some that have been following the trends will remember the issue was surfacing back in 2009 and 2005 and the issue has periodically made headlines since then. The following collection of articles […]

Police respond to ‘major incident’ following reports of an explosion in Leicester

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TweetYum Police respond to ‘major incident’ following reports of an explosion in Leicester | 25 Feb 2018 | British police say they are responding to a “major incident” in Leicester, England, following reports of an explosion. Police are advising residents to avoid the area. “All emergency services are currently dealing with this,” police said, adding […]

How Immigration Reform Could Harm U.S. Citizens

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TweetYumThere are about 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, according to The New York Times, and many of these individuals and households are supported by wages paid under the table. Factories, farms and other labor-intensive industries have traditionally benefited from hiring undocumented workers who will accept very low wages. New immigration reform […]

Jude Who Ruled NYPD Racially Profiles Punished

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TweetYumThe Clinton-appointed federal judge that ruled New York’s stop-and-frisk program amounts to “indirect racial profiling” got yanked off the case by an appellate court that found the jurist “ran afoul of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges.” It was a painful spanking that one of the city’s newspapers said “generated legal and political […]

New case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in China

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TweetYumA Chinese poultry worker was confirmed as having contracted the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus, health officials said, the first case in the southern Guangdong province. The 51-year-old woman is in a critical condition after she was admitted to hospital on August 3 following signs of a fever, the Guangdong Provincial Health Department said on […]