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Stamford Advocate
Construction worker who fell to death identifiedconstruction worker who fell to his death while working at a home on Nearwater
Construction worker who fell to death identified
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
construction worker who fell to his death while working at a home on Nearwater Lane has been identified as Jose Nabor, 44, of Port Chester, N.Y. Police said it took some time to find next of kin, who were from another country. The incident... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Construction worker who fell to death identifiedconstruction worker who fell to his death while working at a home on Nearwater
Construction worker who fell to death identified
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 hours ago
construction worker who fell to his death while working at a home on Nearwater Lane has been identified as Jose Nabor, 44, of Port Chester, N.Y. Police said it took some time to find next of kin, who were from another country. The incident... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Justice Department decision on HB2 could impact schools, universitiesWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- John Dinan, a Wake Forest University political science p
Justice Department decision on HB2 could impact schools, universities
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 9 hours ago
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- John Dinan, a Wake Forest University political science professor, explains that although the federal government has not cut federal funding from schools in the past with similar laws like HB2, it’s a possibility and serious... Read more
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The Advocate
Jeff Sadow misses the point on Louisiana’s pay equity billOn April 10, The Advocate published a column from Jeff Sadow who was lamenting
Jeff Sadow misses the point on Louisiana’s pay equity bill
The Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
On April 10, The Advocate published a column from Jeff Sadow who was lamenting the passing of Senate Bill 254, the Louisiana Senate bill for Pay Equity. I would like to address two issues he brought up. First, the statistics used to determine pay... Read more
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FOX News
California unions crush bid to open their bookssponsor Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, a Republican. The two bills went down Wed
California unions crush bid to open their books
FOX News / Posted 13 hours ago
sponsor Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, a Republican. The two bills went down Wednesday on a party-line vote, after dozens of union members came out against the legislation. "The whole issue is not so much about these bills, but it's about... Read more
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Inquirier.net
The tolerated U.S. presence of dedicated Filipino caregivershaving difficulty breathing. Joe immediately called 911. The paramedics arrived
The tolerated U.S. presence of dedicated Filipino caregivers
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
having difficulty breathing. Joe immediately called 911. The paramedics arrived and tried to revive the patient until one of the paramedics discovered that there was a living will with a “Do not resuscitate” clause. All further effort to revive... Read more
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The Advocate
Jeff Sadow misses the point on Louisiana’s pay equity billOn April 10, The Advocate published a column from Jeff Sadow who was lamenting
Jeff Sadow misses the point on Louisiana’s pay equity bill
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
On April 10, The Advocate published a column from Jeff Sadow who was lamenting the passing of SB254, the Louisiana Senate bill for Pay Equity. I would like to address two issues he brought up. First, the statistics used to determine pay inequity are... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Fremont electronics company to pay back wages to software engineers brought from Philippines- A Fremont electronics company has agreed to pay nearly $170,000 in back wages
Fremont electronics company to pay back wages to software engineers brought from Philippines
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
- A Fremont electronics company has agreed to pay nearly $170,000 in back wages, damages and fines for underpaying software engineers it brought to the United States from the Philippines. BiTMICRO Networks Inc. and the U.S. Department of... Read more
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The Mercury News
Fremont electronics company to pay back wages to software engineers brought from Philippines- A Fremont electronics company has agreed to pay nearly $170,000 in back wages
Fremont electronics company to pay back wages to software engineers brought from Philippines
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
- A Fremont electronics company has agreed to pay nearly $170,000 in back wages, damages and fines for underpaying software engineers it brought to the United States from the Philippines. BiTMICRO Networks Inc. and the U.S. Department of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Silicon Valley tech firm must pay Filipinos $160K in back wagesIn a federal court agreement BitMicro of Fremont, California must pay back wage
Silicon Valley tech firm must pay Filipinos $160K in back wages
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
In a federal court agreement BitMicro of Fremont, California must pay back wages and damages to 18 Filipino engineers it brought from the Philippines and paid Philippine rates and in pesos. WEBSITE SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. Department of Labor... Read more
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Business Wire
PILOT Launches as First Online Career Coaching Company Focused on Helping Employees Succeed in Current Jobscombining an easy-to-use technology platform with relevant and actionable, real
PILOT Launches as First Online Career Coaching Company Focused on Helping Employees Succeed in Current Jobs
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
combining an easy-to-use technology platform with relevant and actionable, real-world advice, PILOT provides the benefits of individual career coaching sessions, on-demand and for a fraction of the price. Unlike other online career coaching... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Goodwill offers job fair and trainingIndustries could be just what many people need right now to get back on their f
Goodwill offers job fair and training
FOX Carolina / Posted 2 days ago
Industries could be just what many people need right now to get back on their feet. It's a boost to the economy and often securing a job is a life-changing event for those searching. We've all heard the saying- searching for a job is a... Read more
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Accounting Today
Paychex Sees Steady Increase in Small Business Employment in 2016in the following three months by 0.12 percent. “With the April index we’re up
Paychex Sees Steady Increase in Small Business Employment in 2016
Accounting Today / Posted 2 days ago
in the following three months by 0.12 percent. “With the April index we’re up about 0.4 percent in the first few months of ’16, so we’re seeing a nice stable improvement over the first four months, and it’s probably the best stability that it’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana congressman John Fleming: Voters frustrated by both Republicans and Democrats' leadershipthis year is rooted in a Democratic Party trending toward socialism and Republi
Louisiana congressman John Fleming: Voters frustrated by both Republicans and Democrats' leadership
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
this year is rooted in a Democratic Party trending toward socialism and Republicans who won’t do anything about it, U.S. Rep. John Fleming said Monday. “The Democratic Party has moved so far to the left that it’s fully aligned with... Read more
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NBC News
The Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders of the Obama AdministrationIn honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, NBC Asian America spoke with
The Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders of the Obama Administration
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, NBC Asian America spoke with more than forty of the many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in President Barack Obama's administration, who served in capacities from the Department of Homeland... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana congressman John Fleming: Voters frustrated by both Republicans and Democrats' leadershipthis year is rooted in a Democratic Party trending toward socialism and Republi
Louisiana congressman John Fleming: Voters frustrated by both Republicans and Democrats' leadership
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
this year is rooted in a Democratic Party trending toward socialism and Republicans who won’t do anything about it, U.S. Rep. John Fleming said Monday. “The Democratic Party has moved so far to the left that it’s fully aligned with... Read more
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The Advocate
Congressman John Fleming: Voters frustrated by both parties leadershipthis year is rooted in a Democratic Party trending toward socialism and Republi
Congressman John Fleming: Voters frustrated by both parties leadership
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
this year is rooted in a Democratic Party trending toward socialism and Republicans who won’t do anything about it, U.S. Rep. John Fleming said Monday. “The Democratic Party has moved so far to the left that it’s fully aligned with... Read more
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The Advocate
Congressman John Fleming: Voters frustrated by both parties leadershipthis year is rooted in a Democratic Party trending towards socialism and Republ
Congressman John Fleming: Voters frustrated by both parties leadership
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
this year is rooted in a Democratic Party trending towards socialism and Republicans who won’t do anything about it, U.S. Rep. John Fleming said Monday. “The Democratic Party has moved so far to the left that it’s fully aligned with... Read more
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NJ.com
Hundreds 'march for jobs,' claim discrimination at Port Newark-Elizabeththe longshoremen unions tell him they'll call, but they never do. James said h
Hundreds 'march for jobs,' claim discrimination at Port Newark-Elizabeth
NJ.com / Posted 3 days ago
the longshoremen unions tell him they'll call, but they never do. James said he's qualified for the job, with 20 years of truck driving and construction experience under his belt. He thinks the unions are purposely avoiding hiring black Newark... Read more
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Market Watch
Workers losing Indiana factory jobs deserve to be more than political pawnshave been at one in denouncing Carrier’s decision to outsource its air-conditio
Workers losing Indiana factory jobs deserve to be more than political pawns
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
have been at one in denouncing Carrier’s decision to outsource its air-conditioning manufacturing. Carrier is a unit of United Technologies Corp. UTX, +0.00% Democratic presidential candidate Sanders calls it “another example of how the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
States struggle to provide housing for migrant farmworkersmany undocumented, jump from farm to farm, state to state, to harvest the natio
States struggle to provide housing for migrant farmworkers
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
many undocumented, jump from farm to farm, state to state, to harvest the nation's crops. Given the transient nature of their work, most are dependent on scarce, often dilapidated, temporary housing. Some workers live in employer-owned... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA electronic injury reporting rule clears final hurdleThe White House has signed off on a controversial new regulatory rule that prop
OSHA electronic injury reporting rule clears final hurdle
Business Insurance / Posted 3 days ago
The White House has signed off on a controversial new regulatory rule that proposed to expand electronic recordkeeping requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses and make such records publicly available. The Office of Management and Budget's... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA electronic injury reporting rule clears final hurdleThe White House has signed off on a controversial new regulatory rule that prop
OSHA electronic injury reporting rule clears final hurdle
Business Insurance / Posted 3 days ago
The White House has signed off on a controversial new regulatory rule that proposed to expand electronic recordkeeping requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses and make such records publicly available. The Office of Management and Budget’s... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issuewaitress, couldn't afford to buy meals in the hospital cafeteria. In large part
Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
waitress, couldn't afford to buy meals in the hospital cafeteria. In large part, that's because that whole time she was out of work, she wasn't getting paid and — because Hunter was premature — she and her husband hadn't had as much time to save... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Here is the latest Indiana news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. EDTit's over, OK?" INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Meteorologists are warning strong storms c
Here is the latest Indiana news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. EDT
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
it's over, OK?" INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Meteorologists are warning strong storms could bring large hail and tornadoes to parts of Illinois and Indiana. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch Sunday for parts of both states.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Here is the latest Indiana news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. EDTit's over, OK?" INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Meteorologists are warning strong storms c
Here is the latest Indiana news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. EDT
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
it's over, OK?" INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Meteorologists are warning strong storms could bring large hail and tornadoes to parts of Illinois and Indiana. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch Sunday for parts of both states.... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issuewaitress, couldn't afford to buy meals in the hospital cafeteria. In large part
Politics In Real Life: Paid Family Leave A Big Concern, Not A Top Campaign Issue
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
waitress, couldn't afford to buy meals in the hospital cafeteria. In large part, that's because that whole time she was out of work, she wasn't getting paid and — because Hunter was premature — she and her husband hadn't had as much time to save... Read more
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TribLIVE
St. Joseph High School teacher wins Carnegie Science Awardwins Carnegie Science Award As St. Joseph High School teacher Robert Wesolowsk
St. Joseph High School teacher wins Carnegie Science Award
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
wins Carnegie Science Award As St. Joseph High School teacher Robert Wesolowski lit the blowtorch at his desk, the eyes of his 12 students widened. Wesolowski, called “Mr. Wes” by his students, was about to show his material sciences class what... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Laid-off Warrick Alcoa workers to get help to find new jobsmay be eligible to get federal help to find a new job. The Evansville Courier
Laid-off Warrick Alcoa workers to get help to find new jobs
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
may be eligible to get federal help to find a new job. The Evansville Courier & Press reports (http://bit.ly/1rG0Qo9) the U.S. Department of Labor has opened Trade Adjustment Assistance to the former Alcoa employees. The assistance includes career... Read more
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Island Packet
Laid-off Warrick Alcoa workers to get help to find new jobsmay be eligible to get federal help to find a new job. The Evansville Courier
Laid-off Warrick Alcoa workers to get help to find new jobs
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
may be eligible to get federal help to find a new job. The Evansville Courier & Press reports (http://bit.ly/1rG0Qo9) the U.S. Department of Labor has opened Trade Adjustment Assistance to the former Alcoa employees. The assistance includes career... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Laid-off Warrick Alcoa workers to get help to find new jobsmay be eligible to get federal help to find a new job. The Evansville Courier
Laid-off Warrick Alcoa workers to get help to find new jobs
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
may be eligible to get federal help to find a new job. The Evansville Courier & Press reports (http://bit.ly/1rG0Qo9) the U.S. Department of Labor has opened Trade Adjustment Assistance to the former Alcoa employees. The assistance includes career... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho Workers Killed at Farms, Dairies, Factories and Logging Camps Remembered on Workers' Memorial DayA presidential proclamation, a bagpiper playing "Amazing Grace" and prayer all
Idaho Workers Killed at Farms, Dairies, Factories and Logging Camps Remembered on Workers' Memorial Day
Boise Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
A presidential proclamation, a bagpiper playing "Amazing Grace" and prayer all marked Boise's commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day on April 30. In 2014, nearly 5,000 workers were killed on the job in the United States, and it's estimated 150 U.S.... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Working people gather at Veterans Park in Pittsfield for memorial, then join Verizon picket linedowntown. The actions began at the Veterans Park on South Street and followed
Working people gather at Veterans Park in Pittsfield for memorial, then join Verizon picket line
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
downtown. The actions began at the Veterans Park on South Street and followed Worker's Memorial Day — the anniversary of the April 28, 1971, effective date of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. "Today is about what most folks don't pay... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Rhode Island awarded $1.25 million to help the unemployedeligibility assessments to people who are unemployed. The state's congressiona
Rhode Island awarded $1.25 million to help the unemployed
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 5 days ago
eligibility assessments to people who are unemployed. The state's congressional delegation announced the funding from the U.S. Department of Labor. It will be used to expand unemployment services so the state can conduct in-person assessments to... Read more
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PR.com
America�s Registry of Outstanding Professionals Welcomes David Alexander Concha as a New Member David Alexander Concha of Charlotte, North Carolina was recently recognized b
America�s Registry of Outstanding Professionals Welcomes David Alexander Concha as a New Member
PR.com / Posted 5 days ago
David Alexander Concha of Charlotte, North Carolina was recently recognized by America�s Registry of Outstanding Professionals for his outstanding... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta firm to re-pay $10 million feds say it short-changed...A unit of Atlanta money manager Invesco agreed to restore almost $10.3 million
Atlanta firm to re-pay $10 million feds say it short-changed...
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
A unit of Atlanta money manager Invesco agreed to restore almost $10.3 million to investors to settle a federal complaint that it violated retiree protections by using clients’ money to shore up an investment fund. The U.S. Department of Labor,... Read more
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Grainnet.com
OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Scheduled Fourth Meeting of Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee ... May 16-17 ... Washington, DCSafety and Health Administration’s National Advisory Committee on Occupational
OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Scheduled Fourth Meeting of Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee ... May 16-17 ... Washington, DC
Grainnet.com / Posted 6 days ago
Safety and Health Administration’s National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will hold a meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee on May 16-17, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Among other issues, the... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Report shows college makes a differenceThe U.S. Department of Labor reports that the difference in earnings for a pers
Report shows college makes a difference
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the difference in earnings for a person with a bachelor's degree and one with a high school diploma is about $460 a week, or nearly $24,000 a year. Also, jobless rates for college grads are typically much... Read more
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Asian journal
Getting to Know Minerva Tantoco, New York City’s Chief Technology Officerstudies and be the best brain surgeon she could be. A course on neuropsychology
Getting to Know Minerva Tantoco, New York City’s Chief Technology Officer
Asian journal / Posted 7 days ago
studies and be the best brain surgeon she could be. A course on neuropsychology derailed that plan, for the better. “One of our projects required using a computer to do some statistical analysis,” she recalled. “Once I touched my hands on the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
New program at Danbury federal prison benefits inmates and puppiesThe two arrivals seemed even happier than the women assembled to greet them, wa
New program at Danbury federal prison benefits inmates and puppies
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
The two arrivals seemed even happier than the women assembled to greet them, wagging their tails and licking the faces of their new companions. It was the first day of a new dog training program at the prison’s minimum-security women’s camp. The... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New program at Danbury federal prison benefits inmates and puppiesThe two arrivals seemed even happier than the women assembled to greet them, wa
New program at Danbury federal prison benefits inmates and puppies
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 days ago
The two arrivals seemed even happier than the women assembled to greet them, wagging their tails and licking the faces of their new companions. It was the first day of a new dog training program at the prison’s minimum-security women’s camp. The... Read more
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The News-Times
New program at Danbury federal prison benefits inmates and puppiesThe two arrivals seemed even happier than the women assembled to greet them, wa
New program at Danbury federal prison benefits inmates and puppies
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
The two arrivals seemed even happier than the women assembled to greet them, wagging their tails and licking the faces of their new companions. It was the first day of a new dog training program at the prison’s minimum-security women’s camp. The... Read more
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Providence Business News
R.I. to receive $1.2M in re-employment grantsPROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $1.2 million in re-employment grants fro
R.I. to receive $1.2M in re-employment grants
Providence Business News / Posted 7 days ago
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $1.2 million in re-employment grants from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide re-employment and eligibility assessments to those receiving unemployment insurance. “We need to keep doing everything we can to... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
The Truth About the Birmingham City CouncilCouncil has been subjected to some very harsh criticisms, and has had our colle
The Truth About the Birmingham City Council
The Birmingham Times / Posted 8 days ago
Council has been subjected to some very harsh criticisms, and has had our collective work as the city’s Legislative branch of government demonized by fellow elected officials, local leaders, respected members of the community and members of the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
US Labor Department awards over $6-million to MassachusettsWASHINGTON- (US DEPT OF LABOR) - The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $112-
US Labor Department awards over $6-million to Massachusetts
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON- (US DEPT OF LABOR) - The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $112-million to 50 state and territorial workforce agencies to operate reemployment services and eligibility assessments programs for those receiving unemployment insurance... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Industry garment factory manager found guilty of bribing fair labor investigatorA general manager of a City of Industry garment factory was found guilty late T
Industry garment factory manager found guilty of bribing fair labor investigator
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
A general manager of a City of Industry garment factory was found guilty late Tuesday of offering bribes to a U.S. Department of Labor investigator in exchange for closing a wage violations investigation, authorities said. Howard Quoc Trinh, 42, of... Read more
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Investopedia
401 (K) Spring Clean Upspring cleaning. But beyond cleaning out your cupboards, it's likely your 401 (
401 (K) Spring Clean Up
Investopedia / Posted 8 days ago
spring cleaning. But beyond cleaning out your cupboards, it's likely your 401 (K) could also use an update. After all, lots of people set their investments in their 401 (K) and forget about it. But that can end up costing them money. From fees to... Read more
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Business Wire
“VETS TO WERC” Campaign Aims to Help Solve Labor Shortage Problem in the Supply Chain IndustryPORTSMOUTH, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A report released last month by the U.S. Dep
“VETS TO WERC” Campaign Aims to Help Solve Labor Shortage Problem in the Supply Chain Industry
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
PORTSMOUTH, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A report released last month by the U.S. Department of Labor finds the unemployment rate among veterans in 2015 declined by 1.4 percentage points from the previous year. Despite this downturn and the fact that... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Abbott proclaims flooding disaster, adds more counties | April 27, 2016Gov. Greg Abbott on April 18 declared a state of disaster for Austin, Bastrop,
Abbott proclaims flooding disaster, adds more counties | April 27, 2016
Pleasanton Express / Posted 8 days ago
Gov. Greg Abbott on April 18 declared a state of disaster for Austin, Bastrop, Colorado, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Montgomery, Waller and Wharton counties. Those counties were hit with severe storms and flooding beginning April 17, requiring the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City jobless rate steadyOklahoma City's unemployment rate held steady at 3.9 percent in March, but was
Oklahoma City jobless rate steady
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
Oklahoma City's unemployment rate held steady at 3.9 percent in March, but was three-tenths of a percentage point higher than one year ago, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Data released Wednesday by the Labor Department shows the Oklahoma... Read more
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