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white-collar

Describing a professional or position whose work responsibilities do not include manual labor (i.e. like that of a so-called blue-collar worker). The name comes from the formal dress typically worn by such workers. One of the problems is that too many people are training for white-collar jobs, when what we need are more highly skilled blue-collar workers.
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Lack of accountability, opportunity to commit crime, peer support, greed, and loopholes in legal structures, lack of reporting and staying in competition are some of the factors with which most of the experts agreed to be the causes of white-collar crimes except for corporate culture.
In many countries outside Europe, including Pakistan, white-collar workers are excluded from the definition of 'worker' in labour legislation and denied the right to form association and collective bargaining.
"Carlos and Mayling greatly enhance our white-collar crime, investigations and tax practices across several key industries and further enhances our global offering.
'This jurisprudence system has been in place for several centuries, which is being applied to white-collar crimes,' he says.
The Warren report describes an additional 16 cases of comparable size and ramifications where DOJ white-collar enforcement was inexcusably weak; all occurred in 2015, and she has promised annual updates.
even low-level white-collar offenders by ratcheting up defendants'
White-collar boxing began at Gleason's Gym, New York, in the 1980s when gym owner Bruce Silverglade began organising informal fights between professional workers.
The researchers also found that white-collar prisoners were more likely to report having made friends in prison, they were less likely to report general difficulties, were less likely to report a need for safety, and were also less likely to report problems with cell mates.
"If the justice system continues to fail to deliver justice when tackling white-collar crime, it has serious implications for our democracy."
Key Words: White-Collar crime, criminal behavior, crime theory, social power, elite deviance, power crime, crime of privilege, occupational crime.
The resentencing prompted an article in the Wall Street Journal detailing "growing debate about the rules for punishing white-collar criminals."
The panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will also provide valuable information and analysis to the most recent white-collar cases and will tackle up to the minute regulatory updates highlighting DOJ and SEC's recent Guidance on US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Special sensitivity?; the white-collar offender in prison.
Synopsis: Worldwide, white-collar workers, men, and those with at least a secondary education were somewhat more hopeful about local job market conditions in 2011 than their female, blue-collar, and less educated counterparts.
Now Justice Minister Alan Shatter has vowed to crack down on white-collar crime following the release of the figures from the Central Statistics Office.