Passed in 2019, but implemented last week, the law prohibits restaurants, schools, stores, and other institutions from serving food in polystyrene containers.
Eight major banks have announced their commitment to ending their support of the immigration detention center and private prison industry.
Southeast Asia nations fear they are the new dumping ground for the world’s trash after China banned the entry of several types of waste as part of a campaign against foreign garbage.
Amazon will begin paying hundreds of thousands of warehouse workers a minimum wage of $15 per hour, the company said Tuesday, following criticism from lawmakers that some employees at one of the country’s wealthiest companies are dependent on public assistance.
California will be the first state to require publicly traded companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors.
Alberta’s minimum rate went up by $1.40 to $13.60 on Sunday, while Ontario’s level rose by 20 cents to $11.60.
Morocco is getting ready to launch a ¬200 million programme to spark investment in solar power projects in the agricultural sector by 2021.