This morning the U.S. Department of Education convenes what may finally be the last session of its negotiated rulemaking on a proposed "gainful employment" rule, a measure aimed at cutting off federal aid to career college programs that fail to train students to earn a decent living. Show More Summary
Despite years of gains toward equality, women in the federal workforce experience more challenges than men, according to a government report released on Thursday. The report, from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said...Show More Summary
Harold Meyerson has a good column in the Post talking about workers in the United States have little bargaining power with employers. This explains why profits have soared and wages have stagnated. While Meyerson focuses on the weakening...Show More Summary
The long awaited decision regarding second wave claims in Glasgow has finally been released by the Employment Tribunal and the news is not good - because the tribunal judgement went against the claimants. Here's a statement that's been...Show More Summary
You may think that the holidays are a good time (errrr… excuse) to take a break from your job search activities, but think again…employers are still hiring and they need great people just like you! In fact, the holidays can be an optimum...Show More Summary
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The number of people with jobs in the euro zone was unchanged for the second consecutive quarter in the three months to September, showing the bloc's economic recovery has not yet filtered through to the labor market.
Two years ago I posted a graph with projections of when payroll employment would return to pre-recession levels (see: Sluggish Growth and Payroll Employment from November 2011). In 2011, I argued we'd continue to see sluggish growth (back in 2011 many analysts were forecasting another US recession - those forecasts were wrong). Show More Summary
Authorities in South Africa have made their first ever arrest of an online movie pirate. The individual, said to have been identified by a hacker employed by an anti-piracy company, is reported to have uploaded a "high profile" local movie to The Pirate Bay. Show More Summary
By Achilles Research: Hatteras Financial (HTS) is a US mREIT employs a short duration agency MBS strategy. The company invests in agency mortgages and runs a core hybrid ARM strategy in order to deliver value for shareholders. Like many...Show More Summary
Treating substance abuse is often beyond the abilities of your employers. Consider these options when drug abuse affects your personal and work life. The post What To Do When Drug Abuse Affects Your Personal & Work Life appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
Detroit: pension trustees’ sins come home to roost [Steve Malanga, City Journal; Aaron Renn/Urbanophile; Steven Greenhut (CALPERS next?)] Role of binding arbitration [Malanga, IBD] Since declaring bankruptcy San Bernardino has givenShow More Summary
Last week, a Domino’s Pizza franchisee in New York City terminated the employment of 25 workers who had filed complaints about being underpaid. That’s kind of against the law in New York, and so after receiving a little talking-to from...Show More Summary
Trending topics and the headlines driving clicks around town. Here are the day’s most popular stories for Wednesday, December 11, 2013. Washington Post: Firm that employed fake interpreter for deaf at Mandela memorial service has ‘vanished’ Washington Times: Obama’s Afghanistan experts stumped on U.S. Show More Summary
Sup. Jane Kim's proposal seeks to eliminate bias against people who've served time behind bars. Questions concerning an individual's criminal history have been banned from city agency employment applications in San Francisco since 2006. Show More Summary
Rochester city bus drivers engaged in a yearlong contract dispute with their employer, First Transit, say they are trying to protect future employees.
The Task Force applauds the recent confirmations by the U.S. Senate of Chai Feldblum as a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Rep. Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Cornelia Pillard to serve as judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. “We are extremely […]
Aston Villa play host to Manchester United this weekend in a match that will see Ashley Young line up against his former employers. England and United winger Young spent four seasons with the claret and blues after joining from Watford...Show More Summary
Distinguishing itself from a normal day through the employment of formal invitations, today has been officially set aside for openly despising Game Of Thrones’ King Joffrey Baratheon, and offering him the social media equivalent of a good slap across the face. Show More Summary
As evidence grows that former Republican Senator Scott Brown is going to run for Senate in New Hampshire, he continues to cash a paycheck from Fox News, where he's currently employed as a contributor. Brown is just the latest in an ever-expanding...Show More Summary
'Tis the season for erratic employment numbers.