Transfer of employment under Thai labour laws

Amendments to Thailand’s Labour Protection Act (LPA) on May 5, 2019, ushered in significant changes to a variety of labour laws, resulting in increased statutory severance pay, increased maternity leave benefits, implementation of paid necessary business leave, changes in wage payments during temporary suspension of business, interest payments for non-payment

Churches, schools sue Virginia over new LGBT rights law

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A group of churches and private schools, as well as one pregnancy center, have sued Virginia over a recently enacted law extending anti-discrimination employment protections to include

The people’s lawyer | Letters

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The people’s lawyer

The “People’s Lawyer” — that’s the role of the Attorney General, and Raph Graybill is the candidate for the job.

As a fifth generation Montanan, Graybill has a strong commitment to protecting the people of this state. He proved his dedication to

Investigation opened into match-fixing at French Open match

PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened a police investigation into suspicions of match-fixing at the French Open.

The office said the investigation is being conducted by a French police unit that specializes in betting fraud and match-fixing probes and which, among other investigations, has previously worked with …

Modi government rams half-dozen anti-worker, anti-farmer laws through India’s parliament

Flouting longstanding parliamentary norms and procedures, the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government rammed a half-dozen blatantly pro-corporate farmer and labour “reform” laws through an abbreviated “Monsoon session” of India’s parliament last month.

Workers shout slogans during a general strike in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 [Credit: AP

Helena man charged with felony theft, drug possession |

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Steven James Ross

A 42-year-old Helena man who was found passed-out in a stolen vehicle was charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors. 

Steven James Ross is charged with felony theft, felony meth possession, felony hydrocodone possession, misdemeanor driving with a suspended license, misdemeanor paraphernalia possession and misdemeanor displaying fictitious plates.

Six LMPD officers under investigation for Breonna Taylor raid

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Six Louisville Metro Police officers are under investigation by the department’s Professional Standards Unit for their roles in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor, the department confirmed Monday.

That unit, which investigates whether officers broke department policies, has initiated its probe into the case, department spokeswoman