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York Daily Record
Adams companies brace for overtime changeThe new overtime rule will result in more regulatory work for companies, said T
Adams companies brace for overtime change
York Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
The new overtime rule will result in more regulatory work for companies, said Tom Palisin, executive director of the Manufacturers' Association in York. Unveiled by the U.S. Department of Labor, the rule broadens the Fair Labor Standards Act's... Read more
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NBC News
Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End StrikeA tentative deal between Verizon and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400
Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike
NBC News / Posted 10 hours ago
A tentative deal between Verizon and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday, hoping to end a walkout that has lasted nearly seven... Read more
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Providence Business News
Sean McGarrypresident and retirement plan service manager at Rockland Trust. He talks with
Sean McGarry
Providence Business News / Posted 12 hours ago
president and retirement plan service manager at Rockland Trust. He talks with Providence Business News about the recent U.S. Department of Labor ruling on the “conflict of interest” regulation, which is designed to protect investors from hidden... Read more
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Fortune
Here Are the Details of Verizon’s New Contract With Striking Union WorkersA tentative deal between Verizon Communications and leaders of striking unions
Here Are the Details of Verizon’s New Contract With Striking Union Workers
Fortune / Posted 16 hours ago
A tentative deal between Verizon Communications and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10%, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday, hoping to end a walkout that has lasted nearly... Read more
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Business Insider
Verizon reaches a 'very rich' deal that could end a massive employee strikeexiting the wireline telecommunications business, transforming into a wireless
Verizon reaches a 'very rich' deal that could end a massive employee strike
Business Insider / Posted 22 hours ago
exiting the wireline telecommunications business, transforming into a wireless internet business. Verizon, the No. 1 U.S. wireless provider, and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) had reached a tentative deal on Friday. Details for... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strikepay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000
Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strike
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said Monday. Verizon, the No. 1 U.S. wireless provider, and the Communications Workers of America had reached a tentative deal on Friday. Details for the new... Read more
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Newsmax
Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End StrikeVerizon, the No. 1 U.S. wireless provider, and the Communications Workers of Am
Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Verizon, the No. 1 U.S. wireless provider, and the Communications Workers of America (CWA) had reached a tentative deal on Friday. Details for the new four-year contract were disclosed on Monday. The CWA said Verizon agreed to provide a 10.9 percent... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Risk to Wisconsin unemployment fund seen as still highwhen the next big downturn comes, the state could face the same problem all ove
Risk to Wisconsin unemployment fund seen as still high
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
when the next big downturn comes, the state could face the same problem all over again. Unemployment benefits are paid out of a state trust fund financed by employer taxes. Like many states, Wisconsin's fund dipped into the red following the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Late Pulitzer winner’s workshop has inspired thousands of photojournalistsLate Pulitzer winner's workshop has inspired thousands of photojournalists | Tr
Late Pulitzer winner’s workshop has inspired thousands of photojournalists
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Late Pulitzer winner's workshop has inspired thousands of photojournalists | TribLIVE Late Pulitzer winner's workshop has inspired thousands of photojournalists See the work of local Eddie Adams workshop alumni: • Historical marker for famed... Read more
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Breitbart
Secrecy Zucks: Why Silicon Valley Is Scared of Donald Trump, Part 2why the whole rotten immigration system needs to be exposed. The high-tech com
Secrecy Zucks: Why Silicon Valley Is Scared of Donald Trump, Part 2
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
why the whole rotten immigration system needs to be exposed. The high-tech community are in screaming full-throated fear of Donald Trump, and with good reason. Silicon Valley’s current business model is based on two things that presumptive GOP... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
From Training Your Brain To Giving Up Meat: May's Top Leadership Storieshow "neural pruning" works and how to tap into it.2. The LinkedIn For Women Who
From Training Your Brain To Giving Up Meat: May's Top Leadership Stories
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
how "neural pruning" works and how to tap into it.2. The LinkedIn For Women Who Have Taken A Career Break The workplace is often unfair to professional women who've left the job market, whether for parenthood or any other reason, and later return... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Workers uncertain about OT law impactchange is expected to affect nearly 132,000 workers in New Jersey, mainly in se
Workers uncertain about OT law impact
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
change is expected to affect nearly 132,000 workers in New Jersey, mainly in service jobs in stores, restaurants, hotels, offices and health care facilities. More than 4 million workers nationwide are estimated to become eligible for overtime pay... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
UT: 1,200 employees likely affected by new federal overtime regulationThe University of Tennessee expects about 1,200 of its 19,000 employees statewi
UT: 1,200 employees likely affected by new federal overtime regulation
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Tennessee expects about 1,200 of its 19,000 employees statewide to be affected by changes to the federal regulations that raise the ceiling on overtime, President Joe DiPietro said this week in an email to staff. Last week, the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview man to receive national welding instructor awardWelding Society to recognize outstanding welding instructors for their accompli
Crestview man to receive national welding instructor award
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Welding Society to recognize outstanding welding instructors for their accomplishments. In a letter to Smith notifying him of his selection, Chelsea Lewis, a program manager with AWS, called the award “a well-deserved recognition of your... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Verizon and unions reach tentative deal to end labour strikenearly 40,000 wire-line workers have reached a tentative deal to end a strike t
Verizon and unions reach tentative deal to end labour strike
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
nearly 40,000 wire-line workers have reached a tentative deal to end a strike that has stretched for more than a month, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said on Friday. Shares in Verizon jumped as much as 1.2 per cent after the announcement... Read more
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CNBC
Verizon, unions have 'reached an agreement in principle': Labor Secretaryand customer service representatives in the company's Fios Internet, telephone
Verizon, unions have 'reached an agreement in principle': Labor Secretary
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
and customer service representatives in the company's Fios Internet, telephone and television services units walked off the job on April 13 after contract talks hit an impasse. The action was called by the Communications Workers of America... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Verizon, union reach agreement to end strikeSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Verizon has reached a four-year deal with its striking l
Verizon, union reach agreement to end strike
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Verizon has reached a four-year deal with its striking labor unions, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced. "Today, I am pleased to announce that the parties have reached an agreement in principle on a four-year contract,... Read more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Press Releasesthat consider older drivers’ needs, and workers can be proactive in maintaining
CDC Press Releases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Posted 4 days ago
that consider older drivers’ needs, and workers can be proactive in maintaining safe driving skills. Data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows that between 1994 and 2014, employment of workers 65 years and older increased by 117% in the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier TeamI haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my fa
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier Team
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
I haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my father was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2001 that the candy-eating, soda-drinking creative I had been until that point decided to turn over a new leaf. It is one... Read more
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The News-Times
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier TeamI haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my fa
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier Team
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
I haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my father was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2001 that the candy-eating, soda-drinking creative I had been until that point decided to turn over a new leaf. It is one... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
New labor rules may create permanent underclass of businessesthe financial crisis, the credit crunch, unsound fiscal policy and political gr
New labor rules may create permanent underclass of businesses
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
the financial crisis, the credit crunch, unsound fiscal policy and political gridlock. But since 2004, the total number of U.S. small businesses has been in decline – there have not been enough new business starts to replace companies that were... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier TeamI haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my fa
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier Team
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
I haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my father was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2001 that the candy-eating, soda-drinking creative I had been until that point decided to turn over a new leaf. It is one... Read more
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Connecticut Post
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier TeamI haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my fa
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier Team
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
I haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my father was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2001 that the candy-eating, soda-drinking creative I had been until that point decided to turn over a new leaf. It is one... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier TeamI haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my fa
When This Boss Walks 10 Miles a Day, She Leads a Much Healthier Team
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
I haven’t always been a good example of healthful living. It wasn’t until my father was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2001 that the candy-eating, soda-drinking creative I had been until that point decided to turn over a new leaf. It is one... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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First Coast News
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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USA Today
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small businessBeginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overti
Strategies: How new overtime rules affect small business
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
Beginning in December, about 4.2 million more Americans will qualify for overtime pay under new rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. If you own a small business and have full-time employees, there’s a good chance these rules will apply to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tech startups: The casualties of Obama's new overtime ruleLast week the U.S. Department of Labor introduced its new overtime rule, doubli
Tech startups: The casualties of Obama's new overtime rule
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Last week the U.S. Department of Labor introduced its new overtime rule, doubling the salaried exemption for those who must be paid overtime to $47,476 from $23,660. The DOL claims the move merely updates the 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act. But in... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. flooring company ordered to pay $280K to under-compensated employeesfederal authorities said overworked its workers without compensating them was o
N.J. flooring company ordered to pay $280K to under-compensated employees
NJ.com / Posted 5 days ago
federal authorities said overworked its workers without compensating them was ordered to pay 15 employees back $280,000, officials announced in a release Wednesday. A federal consent judgment Tuesday ordered the owners of Ferry Carpets, Inc. to... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Nonprofits: Programs, fundraising could be hurt by new overtime rulesTop nonprofit groups including Washington-based Independent Sector, the Council
Nonprofits: Programs, fundraising could be hurt by new overtime rules
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 5 days ago
Top nonprofit groups including Washington-based Independent Sector, the Council of Michigan Foundations and the Michigan Nonprofit Association have been busy educating nonprofits this week on the new overtime regulations finalized by the U.S.... Read more
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Business Insurance
Transgender rights opponents sue federal agencies over equality rulesOfficials from 11 states have filed a lawsuit against the Obama Administration
Transgender rights opponents sue federal agencies over equality rules
Business Insurance / Posted 5 days ago
Officials from 11 states have filed a lawsuit against the Obama Administration in response to its position in favor of civil rights for transgender individuals. “Defendants have conspired to turn workplaces and educational settings across the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Federal overtime rule not the only big workplace shift comingfor employers who wish to contest unemployment benefits sought by fired workers
Federal overtime rule not the only big workplace shift coming
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 5 days ago
for employers who wish to contest unemployment benefits sought by fired workers, employment law specialists told a seminar of The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Approximately 70 business owners and managers attended the session... Read more
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The Columbian
Labor officials give back pay to blueberry workersKENNEWICK — Some farmworkers are getting back wages and damages, following the
Labor officials give back pay to blueberry workers
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
KENNEWICK — Some farmworkers are getting back wages and damages, following the settlement of a labor dispute with some Washington blueberry growers. Officials from the U.S. Department of Labor were in Kennewick on Monday to hand out checks to some... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mountain View: Taxi company must pay $175,000 in back wages for misclassifying workersSAN FRANCISCO -- The owner of a Mountain View taxi and limousine company has be
Mountain View: Taxi company must pay $175,000 in back wages for misclassifying workers
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- The owner of a Mountain View taxi and limousine company has been ordered to pay $175,000 in back wages to dozens of drivers misclassified as independent contractors rather than full-time employees, the U.S. Department of Labor... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Federal overtime rule not the only big workplace shift comingfor employers who wish to contest unemployment benefits sought by fired workers
Federal overtime rule not the only big workplace shift coming
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
for employers who wish to contest unemployment benefits sought by fired workers, employment law specialists told a seminar of The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Approximately 70 business owners and managers attended the session... Read more
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