Wednesday June 24, 2015

The Norden iLibrary is now available through the OECD iLibrary.

Nordic publications play a key role as the outcome of the many projects and activities fostered and financed by the Nordic co-operation. Being primarily research-based analyses the publications form the basis for political decisions in the Nordic co-operation.

Every year around 100 new Nordic titles are published, approximately 65% of which are in English. They cover all the subjects that are part of the Nordic co-operation, with particular focus on:

  • Biodiversity
  • Education
  • Employment
  • the Arctic
  • Social welfare and health

(Source: OECD)

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Tuesday June 23, 2015

People often don't know their employment rights or entitlements.

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has created this handy little poster letting you know.

Want to know more? Check out the Employment Standard Act.

(Source: Carleton University)

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Thursday June 18, 2015

Innovation Union competitiveness report is a 2014 report, published by the European Union.

Innovation is as essential to sustainable growth and jobs as water is to life. Economies that do not innovate will whither away.

The European Commission is asking Member States to act on it in their Europe 2020 national reform programmes, by building on strengths and addressing weaknesses.

The innovation union competitiveness report provides them economic evidence and analysis to underpin EU and rational policy making in support of Innovating Union.

(Source: European Union)

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