[Cyclisme] La Colmiane sera le sommet de Paris-Nice

first_imgLe chrono, limité à 15,1 kilomètres, interviendra le 11 mars, au quatrième jour de course, avant la traditionnelle arrivée au sommet qui sera jugée dans la station de La Colmiane, comme en 2018. Trois Luxembourgeois devraient être au départ, Bob Jungels (Deceuninck-Quick Ste), Jempy Drucker (BORA-Hansgrohe) et Alex Kirsch (Trek-Segafredo).Paris-Nice, la première grande course par étapes de la saison cycliste, offrira en mars un contre-la-montre sur les terres de Julian Alaphilippe, à Saint-Amand-Monrond (Cher), la ville de naissance du héros du dernier Tour de France, ont annoncé mercredi les organisateurs. Partagercenter_img Le départ sera donné à Plaisir, dans le département des Yvelines qui accueille traditionnellement le coup d’envoi de la “course au soleil”. La dernière étape, au tracé modifié par rapport aux années passées, sera courue en boucle autour de Nice, la ville qui sera le théâtre fin juin du Grand départ du Tour de France.Le Colombien Egan Bernal, vainqueur sortant, le Slovène Primoz Roglic et Thibaut Pinot sont annoncés au départ.Lors de la présentation de la 78e édition, tenue à Versailles, son directeur Christian Prudhomme a confirmé la participation de vingt-deux équipes, les dix-neuf du WorldTour et les trois invitées (Arkea-Samsic, Nippo-Delko, Total DE).Les étapes:8 mars: 1re étape Plaisir (Yvelines) – Plaisir, 154 km9 mars: 2e étape Chevreuse (Yvelines) – Chalette-sur-Loing (Loiret), 166,5 km10 mars: 3e étape Chalette-sur-Loing (Loiret) – La Châtre (Indre), 212,5 km11 mars: 4e étape Saint-Amand-Montrond (Cher) – Saint-Amand-Montrond, 15,1 km (contre-la-montre individuel)12 mars: 5e étape Gannat (Allier) – La Côte-Saint-André (Isère), 227 km13 mars: 6e étape Sorgues (Vaucluse) – Apt (Vaucluse), 160,5 km14 mars: 7e étape Nice – Valdeblore La Colmiane (Alpes-Maritimes), 166,5 km15 mars: 8e étape Nice – Nice, 113,5 kmlast_img read more

New Rules Prevent Undue Delays in Settling Labor Disputes

first_imgThe Ministry of Labor has instituted stringent measures aimed at protecting employers and employees at workplaces across the country.According to a statement issued by the entity’s Director of Communications J. Kortu Nyandibo, quoting Minister Neto Z. Lighe, the new guidelines, named; ‘Regulation 19’ is intended to “facilitate the speedy and expeditious disposition of all Labor actions filed before it.”The move is to afford the Ministry the opportunity to quickly arrest labor related matters, arising from workplaces.“Pursuant to Section 34.2(a) of the Executive Law which empowers and authorizes the Ministry to regulate and set guidelines for the protection of the rights of both employees and employers in the country, and in conformity with Section 4302 (3) of Chapter 42 of the Labor Practices Law of Liberia, the ministry announces the regulation setting forth the timing and duration of labor hearings,” Lighe declared.Providing details about the new rules, the Labor boss said Section 1 of Regulation 19 specifies and mandates that “all Labor hearings at the Ministry of Labor shall be concluded in a minimum of two months and the maximum of six months.’’“All hearing officers are mandated in the spirit of speedy and expeditious disposition of Labor actions or disputes, to declare null and void, all cases pending before the Ministry of Labor and which the parties litigant and/or their counsels have failed to proceed or continue after 120 days, for abandonment and failure to proceed.“Section 2 also assures that this mandate is in keeping with Article II Section 9 of Appendix No. 3 of the Labor Law and Labor Practices Law of Liberia,” he said.According to Lighe, pronouncement of this regulation becomes imperative owing to the increased number of protracted cases on the docket of hearing officers at the Division of Labor Standards.  It therefore is deemed expedient to guide against undue delays in handling labor disputes.It is in the same spirit and intent of speedy and timely investigation of labor cases that the question of default judgment was raised and regulated in several labor related laws introduced by the government of Liberia, said Lighe.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more