Family friendly policies — is it true that they are rare in the US, but common in Europe?

Two more readers have different opinions:  one attorney touts the childcare services of one US company very highly, while a diversity specialist in the UK is less than enthusiastic about family friendly practices in Europe.

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The Stage News in the UK reports on the fairly shocking results of a survey commissioned by the Joint Industry Stunt Committee about harassment and bullying in the stunt performer industry.  Link:  http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2014/12/bullying-sexual-harassment-rife-stunt-industry-survey-finds/ 

stunts : Concept of a business man who defies all obstacles

Seems that we report fairly frequently on surveys in various industries and professions, and every one seems to reflect substantial harassment and/or

The BBC has just reported that numerous age discriminatory ads appear on the UK government’s Universal Jobmatch website, which is used by millions seeking jobs.

“Recent graduates” are sought in ads by hundreds of employers, such as “My client is recruiting a recent graduate to join their extremely busy team. You should be looking for

The number of UK employment cases plunging?  We asked about this earlier when we wrote that the UK Ministry of Justice released employment tribunal stats for the first quarter of 2014, and according to Michael Rubinstein Publishing, there has been a “huge fall in employment tribunal claims as a result of the introduction of

Hrmagazine.co.uk has reported an interesting survey made by a UK employment law firm which analyzed the size of companies and the number of employees reporting discrimination issues.

It seems that their survey turned up the fact that  “10% of workers in companies with 50 staff or more face barriers due to their gender, compared to

The number of employment discrimination charges plunging in the UK?    We posted earlier this week that the UK Ministry of Justice released employment tribunal stats for the first quarter of 2014, and according to Michael Rubinstein Publishing, there has been a “huge fall in employment tribunal claims as a result of the introduction of