Women are filing more harassment claims in the #MeToo era. They’re also facing more retaliation.

Women are filing more harassment claims in the #MeToo era. They’re also facing more retaliation.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported that sexual harassment complaints rose 13.6 percent last year. Jen was fired just before Christmas in 2017. She had worked for a music venue for a few months when she learned that David, a musician who she alleges raped friends of hers, was an investor in the company (both of their names have been changed to protect anonymity). “I only found that out because of his own big mouth,”…

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Pennywise torments Jessica Chastain in the first trailer for It: Chapter Two

Pennywise torments Jessica Chastain in the first trailer for It: Chapter Two

Shoutout to the dancing naked spirit-grandma! The first trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to 2017’s It has arrived, and the outwardly bucolic world of Stephen King’s Derry, Maine, is as eerie and spine-tingling as ever. The new trailer introduces us to the other “half” of King’s famously sprawling novel, in which the adult members of the “Losers Club” begin to confront their pasts and terrifying childhoods battling Pennywise, the evil, murderous, shape-shifting clown. The…

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How humanity is winning the war on child mortality, in one chart

How humanity is winning the war on child mortality, in one chart

In the 1950s, more than 20 million children died each year. We’ve since cut that figure by two-thirds. These days, it can sometimes feel like everything is getting worse. We’re faced every day with the problems we haven’t solved yet and new ones that we’re creating, and the barrage of bad news can be dispiriting. But last week, I got a reminder that things are not as bleak as they seem — that some things…

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Transfer pricing: Advance pricing pact vs safe harbour provision

APA provides an opportunity to taxpayers to negotiate and finalise the arm’s length price of its intra-group transactions with the Indian tax authorities for a fixed period.Safe harbour provisions prescribe minimum return/price for a specified list of intra-group transactions Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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South Africa’s election was a test for Nelson Mandela’s party. It’s now poised to win.

South Africa’s election was a test for Nelson Mandela’s party. It’s now poised to win.

The ruling ANC party was beleaguered by corruption. Twenty-five years after the fall of apartheid, the party is set to win — but likely with less support. South Africans voted Wednesday in the country’s sixth national election since the formation of its democratic government 25 years ago. This election was seen as a test for President Cyril Ramaphosa and his party, the African National Congress (ANC), which has led South Africa since the end of…

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