1. On Alcohol and Drug Policy

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    It is important for every company to have an alcohol and drugs policy in place so that problems are dealt with efficiently, effectively and consistently. Also referred to as a 'substance abuse policy' it creates an environment that will encourage individuals to come forward, admit they have a problem and seek help. This is already one step forward in the journey of treatment and recovery. If employees know there is a policy in place which will help them to move forward through treatment they will be more likely to seek help from managers, rather than ignore the problem and let it escalate for fear of a bad reaction from management. The earlier the problem is dealt with, the greater the chance of rehabilitation. Dr Mike McCann is an Occupational Health Physician based in London and is a director of Castle Craig rehab clinic, Scotland. Dr. McCann trained in medicine in Dublin and spent many years working in South Africa where he advised large companies about health and addiction issues. For more information on addiction at the workplace, please visit: http://www.executive-rehab-guide.co.uk/, an online guide published by Castle Craig Hospital, one of the UK’s leading alcohol and drug addiction rehab clinics.

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    • Perry B. Newman, "Globalization 2.0"

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      Perry B. Newman, founder and principal of Atlantica Group LLC, is a renowned speaker, author, columnist and consultant on matters relating to economic development, international business, politics and foreign policy. In this video he discusses the next great challenge for economic developers and policymakers -- moving beyond globalization as we have come to know it to confront "globalization 2.0." For more information, please visit www.perrybnewman.com, and www.atlanticagroup.com.

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      • A Return of Rochambeau? Hollande Getting Hard Core!

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        In another 2013 world leader update, the Professor focuses on France, where a surprising turn of events has suddenly shown French President François Hollande as a force to be reckoned with, nationally and internationally no less! With his political party and allies commanding a majority of the government, he has the power to make things happen, and he is now riding that train for all it's worth here at the onset of the new year. From tax policy to labor contracts to social policy, Hollande is moving forward with clarity and resolution that is enviable in most of the other grid-locked democracies. And the final kicker? Hollande has now thrust France back into the international power regime by sending troops to take back Mali from radical Islamist and terrorist groups! France leading the way militarily? How the hell did that happen? Who knows, but this Hollande guy is one to watch as he brings France back into contention as a significant global player.

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        • Silent Pandemic: Tackling Hepatitis C

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          A new Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report titled The Silent Pandemic: Tackling Hepatitis C with Policy Innovation, made possible as a result of an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceutica NV and published today, highlights the urgent need for countries around the world to develop strategies to tackle head-on the growing social and economic issues associated with Hepatitis C (HCV). While the total number of infected individuals is unknown due to a lack of available data, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 150 million people globally are currently living with the blood-borne infectious disease, HCV. Of these, up to two thirds will develop chronic liver disease and one in five will develop cirrhosis. HCV is also the leading cause of liver transplantation worldwide and in the US the disease now accounts for more deaths than HIV. To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/58671-janssen-silent-pandemic-hepatitis-c

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          • LIFE AND DEBT Trailer

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            Jamaica, land of sand, sea and sun... and a prime example of the complexities of economic globalisation on the world's developing countries. With twenty-five years of "help" from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank intended to bring Third World nations such as Jamaica into the fold of free market economies, these restructuring policies have crippled Jamaica's efforts toward self-reliant development while enriching the lenders. This scathing film is an unapologetic look at the new world order from the point of view of Jamaican workers and farmers, as well as government and policy officials. Featuring a dynamic reggae soundtrack and a searing voice-over based on text by Jamaica Kincaid, as well as interviews with former Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley, former Deputy Director of the IMF Stanley Fischer and former President of Haiti Jean-Bertrand Aristide, LIFE AND DEBT portrays the relationship between Jamaican poverty and the practices of international lending agencies while driving home the devastating consequences of globalisation.

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            • Corporate Data Use , With Paul Mollica, Employment Attorney With Outten and Golden, Chicago

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              Paul Mollica, employment attorney with Outten and Golden in Chicago, talks with the Employment Law Channel about a recent case involving corporate data use with two jurisdictions, Canada and Connecticut.

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              • Daniel Araya - DML Summer Institute 2012

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                Daniel Araya is a Research Fellow in Learning and Innovation with the Institute for Computing in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (I-CHASS) at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). His research explores the confluence of public policy, technological innovation and learning. He is a Research Associate with the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub at the University of California and a Research Affiliate with the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto. His newest books include: Higher Education in the Global Age (2013, Routledge), The New Development Paradigm (2013, Peter Lang), and Education in the Creative Economy (2010, Peter Lang). He is an alumnus of Singularity University in Silicon Valley and is currently developing a new collection on smart cities.

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                • Multilevel Models in Program and Policy Evaluation

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                  An Introduction to Multilevel Models in Program and Policy Evaluations Dr. David Streiner and Dr. Sanjeev Sridharan The Evaluation Centre for Complex Health Interventions at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital is pleased to announce a two hour workshop on “Multilevel Models in Program and Policy Evaluation”. The workshop is part of the Evaluation Centre’s ongoing workshop series focused on building evaluation capacity within Ontario. Through discussion and a focus on real world applications, this workshop will demystify multilevel models and present them in a straightforward way that stresses practical application in evaluation. Key Questions of the Workshop: • How can multilevel models help us better understand program theory? • When are multilevel models helpful? • How can multilevel models be implemented using standard software? • How does one interpret multilevel model results? • What are recent developments in this growing field?

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                  • sf.citi Year in Review - Philanthropy

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                    • Immigration Policy Fights To Keep Families Together

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                      Immigration Policy Fights To Keep Families Together. Click, "THUMBS UP!" http://www.immigrationlawyersnow.org/

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