Equality Schemes: Reconciliation, Talent Management and Competitiveness.

Although several months have passed since the parliamentary approval of the Organic Law on Equality between men and women are still numerous comments and controversy over gender equality and its translation into the various areas of community life. Such comments, how could it be otherwise, also extend to processes and initiatives relating to reconciling work and family life and to what this means as a new facet of corporate social responsibility. But ...

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Silence is golden to librarians and booksellers.

That’s one of several concerns librarians have with a provision in the USA Patriot Act, passed by Congress last year in response to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. It gives the FBI authority to search library and bookstore circulation records and, where applicable, Internet user records, in an investigation of international terrorism or for other intelligence probes.

Unlike most search warrants, the FBI doesn’t have to show evidence of wrongdoing or that ...

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