Law and Legal

Would a Texas law take away workers’ water breaks? A closer look at Ho…

As unrelenting heat set in across Texas this summer, opponents of a sweeping new law targeting local regulations took to the airwaves and internet with an alarming message: outdoor workers would be banned from taking water breaks. Workers would die, experts and advocates said, with high temperatures topping 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) and […]

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Japan, Australia sign defence pact for closer cooperation

MELBOURNE, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Japan and Australia hailed on Thursday a new agreement to cooperate closely on defence as a breakthrough and a landmark, in the latest step to bolster security ties against the backdrop of rising Chinese military and economic might. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison held […]

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