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Toledo Legal News - News New IBA GEI and IOE report aims to provide business with enhanced guidance on ILO International Labour Standards


The International Bar Association Global Employment Institute (IBA GEI) and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) have pooled their expertise to provide companies with further guidance and clarity on an area of increasing importance to business: International Labour Standards (ILS). The ILS are legal instruments, set by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and agreed by ILO tripartite constituents, which protect basic worker rights, taking into account, inter alia, the need for sustainable enterprises to create jobs. They are either conventions, which are legally binding international treaties upon ratification, or recommendations, which serve as non-binding guidelines.

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16 Ohio schools named 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recently recognized 325 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, including 16 schools in Ohio. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.

Date Published: September 27, 2021

Methods used to counter domestic terrorism also pose risks

Media and policy debates around domestic terrorism that highlight events like the 2017 Charlottesville, Virginia, attacks or the Jan.6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, all point to the rise in domestic terrorism and the need to do more about it. However, while the Department of Homeland Security Violence Prevention Strategy aims to deter violence in the U.S., the strategy actually harms Muslims, young people in communities of color, and those with mental health challenges.

Date Published: September 27, 2021

Ohio commemorates National Hunting and Fishing Day

On Saturday, Sept. 25, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife invites all Ohioans to join more than 50 million sportsmen and women in the commemoration of National Hunting and Fishing Day.

Date Published: September 24, 2021

OSU Wexner Alzheimer’s research receives $7.8M federal award

The National Institute on Aging has awarded $7.8 million in funding to further research by an Alzheimer’s resource network in which scientists from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center work with researchers across the country.

Date Published: September 24, 2021

5 tips for working well

(BPT) Every day, there are small things you can do to keep your mind and body healthy as you approach work, no matter where you work.

Date Published: September 23, 2021

Learn more about 529s during College Savings Month

September is not only the back-to-school season, it’s also College Saving Month! Whether you’re watching your child board the school bus or you’re helping them log on to start a remote learning day for the 2021-22 school year, it’s never too late, and never too early to save for whatever education comes after high school.

Date Published: September 22, 2021

Improve your financial health with these 5 tips

(BPT) With recent news reports focusing on professional athletes' mental health, the conversation has turned to a broader shared experience. According to a report from Insider, athletes can suffer from mental health issues due to the public and financial pressures they face when competing. Many athletes have been candid about their difficulties and discussed how they cope. For former U.S. speedskater Apolo Ohno, an important aspect of caring for his holistic health is tending to his financial health.