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The Gilmer Mirror
TWC extends grant for qualified displaced workers to take tuition-free courses - The Kilgore College Workforce Development Department has received an extension from the Texas Workforce Commission Investment Council to help displaced workers take a...The $500,000 grant awarded to KC last year by the Wagner-Peyser 7(b) Grant Prog
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
The $500,000 grant awarded to KC last year by the Wagner-Peyser 7(b) Grant Program will be extended through February of 2018. Candidates who apply and meet certain qualifications through KC Workforce Development can take tuition-free courses at KC... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Thanks to Amazon, Seattle is now America’s biggest company towngrowth has turned Seattle into the biggest company town in America. Amazon now
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 hours ago
growth has turned Seattle into the biggest company town in America. Amazon now occupies a mind-boggling 19 percent of all prime office space in the city, the most for any employer in a major U.S. city, according to a new analysis conducted... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Man in fatal Franklin accident died from ‘blunt force trauma’killed in an industrial accident Tuesday died from multiple blunt force trauma,
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 hours ago
killed in an industrial accident Tuesday died from multiple blunt force trauma, according to the Warren County Coroner’s Office. His death was ruled an accident. Doyle Burke, chief investigator for the coroner’s office, said Douglas Mescher, 30,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
2 companies under investigation by OSHA after fatal Franklin accidentUPDATE @ 1:30 p.m.: The results of the autopsy performed today by the Warren C
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 11 hours ago
UPDATE @ 1:30 p.m.: The results of the autopsy performed today by the Warren County Coroner’s Office have not been released, officials said. Douglas Mescher, 30, of Lebanon, was killed Tuesday when the load he was under slid off the forks of a... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
A SD Senator’s role in Labor DayLabor Day is a time to fire up the grill, wave summer goodbye and celebrate Ame
Rapid City Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
Labor Day is a time to fire up the grill, wave summer goodbye and celebrate American workers. A South Dakota senator played a major role in establishing the federal holiday. On Aug. 28, 1893, Sen. James Kyle of South Dakota introduced S. 730 to the... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Unemployment slightly downThe rooster crowed to a larger audience in eastern North Carolina in July as th
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
The rooster crowed to a larger audience in eastern North Carolina in July as the available labor market tightened more people “rised-and-shined” then headed off to work. The N.C. Dept. of Commerce’s dashboard for July’s employment numbers showed a... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Unemployment slightly downThe rooster crowed to a larger audience in eastern North Carolina in July as th
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
The rooster crowed to a larger audience in eastern North Carolina in July as the available labor market tightened more people “rised-and-shined” then headed off to work. The N.C. Dept. of Commerce’s dashboard for July’s employment numbers showed a... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
N.C. labor force grows in July by 8,800 jobsThe rooster crowed to a larger audience in eastern North Carolina in July as th
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
The rooster crowed to a larger audience in eastern North Carolina in July as the available labor market tightened and more people headed off to work. The N.C. Dept. of Commerce’s dashboard for July’s employment numbers showed a slight decrease of... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
What's Happening?competitive employment for service members, veterans, and military spouses. It
Canon City Daily Record / Posted yesterday
competitive employment for service members, veterans, and military spouses. It will include speakers from Fort Carson, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Services, Soldier for... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Coal Miner Appreciation Day offers free screeningsGenesis event for past miners and families Published: August 22, 2017 11:00 AM
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
Genesis event for past miners and families Published: August 22, 2017 11:00 AM ZANESVILLE -- Coal Miners Appreciation Day will be from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at the Genesis HealthPlex,... Read more
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Alaska Public
Feds say Alaska ferry system violates family leave actSitka. It and other marine highway ships will sail less in the next budget year
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Sitka. It and other marine highway ships will sail less in the next budget year. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska) The U.S. Department of Labor alleges the Alaska Marine Highway System violates federal leave laws. State officials deny that... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Liz Weston: The 3 biggest money decisions you'll ever makethat influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people ten
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of... Read more
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FOX News
Liz Weston: The 3 biggest money decisions you'll ever makethat influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people ten
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
The 3 biggest money decisions you’ll ever makethat influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people ten
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Jeter, B&H, Cheetos: This past week's top business storiesHis greatest catch?Derek Jeter finally landed the Miami Marlins. The former Yan
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
His greatest catch?Derek Jeter finally landed the Miami Marlins. The former Yankee’s ownership group, of which he will be a limited partner, will shell out $1.2 billion for the baseball team. MLB owners are expected to approve the deal in... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
The 3 biggest money decisions you’ll ever makethat influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people ten
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of... Read more
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FOX Business
The 3 biggest money decisions you'll ever makethat influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people ten
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of... Read more
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FOX Business
The 3 biggest money decisions you'll ever makethat influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people ten
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Liz Weston: The 3 biggest money decisions you'll ever makethat influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people ten
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Liz Weston: The 3 biggest money decisions you'll ever makethat influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people ten
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
that influence your financial success are beyond your control. Older people tend to be richer than younger people. White U.S. households, on average, have many times the wealth of black or Hispanic households. Those born into the top or bottom of... Read more
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NBC News
Workers on government construction jobs 'powerless' to stop wage theftThis story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonpr
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Like many buildings of its vintage, the century-old headquarters of the United States General... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pichai’s choice: Did Google CEO choose right in firing engineer over controversial memo?MOUNTAIN VIEW — Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s HR nightmare began when one of his e
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW — Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s HR nightmare began when one of his engineers — a Harvard-educated expert in systems biology, physics and chemistry — hit send on an internal memo arguing that women may be biologically less capable than men... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
How much bonding time you get with your baby is determined by how many co-workers you have. Is that fair?Victor Tapia and their 6-month-old son Jameson in Anaheim on Tuesday, August 8,
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Victor Tapia and their 6-month-old son Jameson in Anaheim on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Crist was able to take 14 weeks of partly-paid pregnancy and parental leave from her employer. Because she works for a large restaurant chain, her job was... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
How much bonding time you get with your baby is determined by how many co-workers you have. Is that fair?When Cat Crist gave birth, she got 14 weeks off to recover from a caesarian del
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
When Cat Crist gave birth, she got 14 weeks off to recover from a caesarian delivery and nurse her new son. Her job was held for her return, and, if she chooses, she is entitled to another six weeks of unpaid leave during his first year. “I wasn’t... Read more
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Variety
SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris Repudiates Election Fraud ClaimThe controversy has arisen in the wake of a recent campaign claim by Carteris a
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
The controversy has arisen in the wake of a recent campaign claim by Carteris and her allies that presidential candidate Esai Morales had been negligent in his role as first VP of the union’s Los Angeles locale by not attending 33 of 35 board... Read more
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Alaska Public
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017the state wolf control program Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks The state’s larges
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
the state wolf control program Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks The state’s largest wolf control program was the target of a protest outside Alaska Department of Fish and Game Fairbanks headquarters on Thursday. Anchorage man beaten, bound and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland adds 800 jobs in JulyMaryland gained 11,500 private sector jobs, but those gains were offset by a lo
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Maryland gained 11,500 private sector jobs, but those gains were offset by a loss of 10,700 government jobs, according to the latest federal employment report. The state had an unemployment rate of 4 percent in July, down a tenth of a percentage... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
AR 3.4 Percent Unemployment Rate Holds SteadyLITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas unemployment rate remains unchanged according
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas unemployment rate remains unchanged according to the release of latest available figures. Labor force data, produced by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and released today by the Arkansas... Read more
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Market Watch
Pay attention to these economic warning signsHaving washed his hands of his CEO councils on Wednesday (after the CEOs ditche
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Having washed his hands of his CEO councils on Wednesday (after the CEOs ditched him first), President Trump is now on his own in terms of coming up with the best ideas and solutions to shift the U.S. economy into a higher gear. This shouldn’t be a... Read more
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Variety
Esai Morales Threatens Federal Election Complaint Against SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle CarterisMorales is running for president as head of the Membership First faction, which
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
Morales is running for president as head of the Membership First faction, which issued a statement Thursday a few days after accusations by Carteris and her allies that Morales has been negligent in his role as first VP of the union’s Los Angeles... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Trade Group Buys Office With Space for New Apprenticeship ProgramAssociated Builders & Contractors of Arkansas has a new home after a $535,000 t
Arkansas Business / Posted 6 days ago
Associated Builders & Contractors of Arkansas has a new home after a $535,000 transaction. The chapter of a national trade group bought a 12,700-SF complex at 6-8 Collins Industrial Place in North Little Rock from the Martha Jean Kierre Irrevocable... Read more
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CBS News
Which industries use the most robots?what work will look like when the robots take over? Look no further than the au
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
what work will look like when the robots take over? Look no further than the auto industry, which accounts for almost half of industrial robots in the U.S., a recent analysis from the Brookings Institution shows. Industrial robots "are burning... Read more
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The Washington Times
Google diversity memo shows need to watch for intoleranceANALYSIS/OPINION: Identity politics has gone over the top, and the flood of in
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Identity politics has gone over the top, and the flood of intolerance is drenching everyone. What began as a campaign to re-right injustice has created injustice. What was meant to change attitudes toward intolerance has become... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga State Awarded $1.08 Million To Help Region’s Job CentersThe Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, in cooperation wit
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor, has awarded a $1,080,000 contract to Chattanooga State Community College to provide personnel to oversee and deliver career services to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
New Medical Certification Now Available for High School StudentsU.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the medical assistant is a key componen
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the medical assistant is a key component in today's medical workplace. In Baton Rouge, Glen Oaks High School is the medical magnet school for students in East Baton Rouge Parish. And the Louisiana Workforce... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
New Medical Certification Now Available for High School StudentsU.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the medical assistant is a key componen
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the medical assistant is a key component in today's medical workplace. In Baton Rouge, Glen Oaks High School is the medical magnet school for students in East Baton Rouge Parish. And the Louisiana Workforce... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
New Medical Certification Now Available for High School StudentsU.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the medical assistant is a key componen
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the medical assistant is a key component in today's medical workplace. In Baton Rouge, Glen Oaks High School is the medical magnet school for students in East Baton Rouge Parish. And the Louisiana Workforce... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Berks Connections/Pretrial Services awarded $1.2M grantformer inmates adjust to life after prison. Berks Connections/Pretrial Service
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
former inmates adjust to life after prison. Berks Connections/Pretrial Services (BCPS) has received the money from the U.S. Department of Labor. It's meant to help former inmates re-enter the workforce. The money will be used to create a... Read more
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The Hill
Labor market pump is primed — we must take advantageThe most recent jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor eliminates any li
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
The most recent jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor eliminates any lingering doubts that labor markets in the U.S. are now quite tight and that employers need more workers. The Hamilton Project at Brookings announced that jobs are just as... Read more
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Newsmax
Retiring Baby Boomers Are Holding Back Wage Growthpolicy makers trying to decide if they should continue with gradual interest-ra
Newsmax / Posted 8 days ago
policy makers trying to decide if they should continue with gradual interest-rates increases. Over the last 12 months, the U.S. economy has created more than 2 million new jobs, pushing unemployment down to 4.3 percent, yet average hourly earnings... Read more
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Al.com
Are construction workers on Alabama's highways paid enough? DOL is finding outThe U.S. Department of Labor is asking contractors how much they're paying thei
Al.com / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. Department of Labor is asking contractors how much they're paying their workers. The department's Wage and Hour Division is conducting a statewide survey of wages paid to workers in Alabama on all active highway construction projects. It's... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Businesses have key to labor shortage: higher wagesOn the skills gap and labor shortage, it's time for business to put up or shut
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 9 days ago
On the skills gap and labor shortage, it's time for business to put up or shut up. Business executives have lamented since 2010 that workers, skilled and unskilled, are hard to find. Yet they hold the key to open their doors to hiring — and it's... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Supply and Demand (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)One of the gurus of my industry is Jay Rosen, a professor of journalism at New
Arkansas Business / Posted 10 days ago
One of the gurus of my industry is Jay Rosen, a professor of journalism at New York University, which is all some of you need to know in order to stop reading this column. That would be a mistake, because this column is not about journalism or... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Businesses have key to labor shortage — higher wagesOn the skills gap and labor shortage, it's time for business to put up or shut
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
On the skills gap and labor shortage, it's time for business to put up or shut up. Business executives have lamented since 2010 that workers, skilled and unskilled, are hard to find. Yet they hold the key to open their doors to hiring — and it's... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Valued program for SEASONAL WORKERS |Richard Blackwood, of Jamaica, takes the temperature of a turkey to see if it’s
Rutland Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Richard Blackwood, of Jamaica, takes the temperature of a turkey to see if it’s ready to be packaged at Stonewood Farms. last season (2016). Blackwood is an H2A worker that helps during the 8-week processing season at the farm. PROVIDED PHOTOA... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
UC to Pay Employees $1.3M Following Payroll Error SettlementSACRAMENTO (AP) — The University of California will pay more than $1.3 million
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO (AP) — The University of California will pay more than $1.3 million in back wages and damages to thousands of employees as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor. The Sacramento Bee reports a payroll issue resulted in... Read more
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The Mercury News
UC underpaid thousands of employees in payroll errorThe University of California is set to pay $1.3 million in back wages and damag
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
The University of California is set to pay $1.3 million in back wages and damages to thousands of the system’s employees as part of a settlement over a payroll error. UC reached a settlement on May 5 with the U.S. Department of Labor. The system had... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
UC to pay $1.3 million in back wages to nearly 14,000 workersThe University of California has agreed to pay $1.3 million in back wages and d
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
The University of California has agreed to pay $1.3 million in back wages and damages to nearly 14,000 employees it improperly paid over three years. Under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor reached in May, the university will inform... Read more
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KTVN Reno
UC to pay employees $1.3M following payroll error settlementSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The University of California will pay more than $1.3
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The University of California will pay more than $1.3 million in back wages and damages to thousands of employees as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/2vqMtIU )... Read more
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