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How does seniority affect constructive dismissal?

seniority affect constructive dismissal When it comes to your employment, the law protects you in a number of ways. One important concept in the law is constructive dismissal. Constructive dismissal happens when your employer makes significant and unilateral changes to critical employment terms and conditions that you had agreed to in your contract. This can […]

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Syrian military says civilians killed in Israeli airstrike on Homs

A number of civilians were killed and wounded after Israel launched an air attack against Syria’s central province of Homs early Wednesday, state media SANA reported, citing the Syrian military. “Our air defense forces responded to the aggression’s missiles and shot down some of them,” the Syrian military was quoted as saying. The Israeli side […]

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Zelenskyy meets visiting IAEA chief

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with visiting chief of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Rafael Grossi in Kyiv and discussed the current security situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear Power Plant, Ukrinform reported Tuesday.  

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U.S. homeland security chief survives House impeachment vote

<img src='https://news.cgtn.com/news/2024-02-07/Impeachment-of-homeland-security-chief-Mayorkas-fails-in-U-S-house-of-representatives-1qZvXqHBBN6/img/2ded48a8ca60480abfd4c6229384cae1/2ded48a8ca60480abfd4c6229384cae1.jpeg' alt='Alejandro Mayorkas, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, speaks during a news conference at the U.S.-Mexico border in Eagle Pass, Texas, U.S., January 8, 2024. /CFP' U.S. President Joe Biden’s immigration chief escaped impeachment over border crisis by a razor-thin margin of two votes on Tuesday. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas […]

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UN chief sends Chinese New Year greetings

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday sent a message to the Chinese people and wished them a happy Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls on February 10 this year. In a video message, Guterres said the Year of the Dragon symbolizes energy, wisdom, protection and good luck. “We need these qualities to rise to today’s […]

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Iraq, Türkiye discuss security situation in border areas

Iraqi leaders on Tuesday discussed with visiting Turkish Defense Minister Yasar Guler the security situation in the border areas where Türkiye launched operations against Iraq-based Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants. A statement by the Iraqi presidency said that Iraqi President Abdul Latif Rashid held a meeting with Guler and his delegation, in which he stressed […]

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Hamas says it responds positively to a complete ceasefire in Gaza

The Palestinian militant group Hamas said on Tuesday it had delivered its response to a proposed ceasefire deal for Gaza that would also involve the release of hostages. In a statement Hamas said it responded “in a positive spirit, ensuring a comprehensive and complete ceasefire, ending the aggression against our people, ensuring relief, shelter, and […]

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Voting in Azerbaijan's presidential election begins

Voters in Azerbaijan headed to the polls on Wednesday for the country’s presidential election.

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China, Switzerland reach broad consensus at foreign ministers' meeting

<img src='https://news.cgtn.com/news/2024-02-07/Chinese-FM-meets-Swiss-counterpart-in-Beijing-1qZMgdktbBC/img/21eee58d674543318156c33a9d408a0e/21eee58d674543318156c33a9d408a0e.jpeg' alt='Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi meets with Swiss Federal Councillor and Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis in Beijing, China, February 7, 2024. /CGTN' Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday met with visiting Swiss Federal Councilor and Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis in Beijing. The two sides reached a “broad consensus” through the third round […]

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UK business community says its ready to deepen cooperation with China

<img src='https://news.cgtn.com/news/2024-02-07/UK-business-community-says-its-ready-to-deepen-cooperation-with-China-1qZHVNjllHq/img/76bce6a4c80546708fe436c61fba7667/76bce6a4c80546708fe436c61fba7667.png' alt='"Icebreakers" 2024 Chinese New Year celebration is held in London, UK, February 5, 2024. /People's Daily' Business leaders in the United Kingdom said that they stand ready to boost mutually beneficial cooperation with China, a country that has become even more important to a post-Brexit UK. The remarks were made on Monday during […]

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