Topic: Labor

Mexico's Education System Not Up for the Challenge That Energy Reform Brings

July 28, 2014
Mexico's Education System Not Up for the Challenge That Energy Reform Brings

Mexico's emergent energy reforms are generating much excitement for economic development, including increasing the need for highly skilled labor in petroleum engineering, chemistry, geology, physics and geophysics.

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New Book Explores Union Communication Through Lens of Boeing Labor Unrest

Dec. 22, 2011

Small groups of workers can use communication tactics to agitate for democracy, transparency and fighting spirit within their unions, according to the new book "We ARE the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing" (University of Illinois Press, 2011) by Dana Cloud, associate professor of communication at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Skin Color Linked to Social Inequality in Contemporary Mexico, Study Shows

Oct. 6, 2010

Despite the popular, state-sponsored ideology that denies the existence of prejudice based on racial or skin color differences in Mexico, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin provides evidence of profound social inequality by skin color.

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High earners graze food more frequently, stay healthier

Dec. 1, 2009
High earners graze food more frequently, stay healthier

The more money you earn, the more likely you are to munch on a muffin or down a power bar at your desk. And the more frequently you munch, the better your chance of being healthy.

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