Are you ready to just run away from it all? Willing to trade your office job for some rugged, outdoor labor? The US Forest Service may have an opportunity for you, but you have to act fast the deadline is quickly approaching. READ MORE »
Campaign Action Congressional Democrats have two big jobs in the next two months when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. They have to hold tough to their commitment to not make damaging concessions that would weaken the law. That's key, but just as important is working now to strengthen the law by making sure it succeeds this year. Show More Summary
Don’t miss this end-of-week casting roundup, including a gig on a new HBO series, a pilot for a sitcom, commercial jobs, and beyond. “SUCCESSION”HBO’s forthcoming series “Succession” is casting actors for background roles. Seeking male and female talent ages 18 and up to depict “hipster types,” the production will shoot Oct. Show More Summary
SACRAMENTO — California will extend workplace protections to 2.7 million more people, who now will be able to take 12 weeks of parental leave without fear of losing their job. The New Parent Leave Act was one of nine bills Gov. Jerry Brown signed Thursday that were aimed at improving the lives of women and children. Show More Summary
"No one should be forced to make impossible choices between caring for the people they love and keeping the jobs and income they need to make ends meet." The post Advocates: Replacing Landmark Family Leave Act Would Shortchange D.C.’s Most Vulnerable Residents appeared first on Rewire.
When you are a child, life is like a race to the finish line, meaning adulthood. My children are adults, but they still act as if their lives are a race to the next goal: a degree, a job in their chosen field, marriage, etc. It's what they are used to. Show More Summary
Ten day suspension more than halfway over already, time to refocus: the Jones Act “is a swamp creature that’s strangling Puerto Rico” [Colin Grabar, USA Today] The Act’s inefficiencies cost America many jobs, but they’re harder to identify...Show More Summary
Sean Spicer might be among the least trusted public figures in the U.S. After he lost his job as White House press secretary, all five major TV news networks — including both Fox News and CNN, as well as CBS News, ABC News, and NBC News...Show More Summary
YOU STAY CLASSY, NEW YORK TIMES: “Jared Kushner’s Entitlement Is New Jersey Born and Bred.” As Kurt Schlichter likes to say, “The Left Hates You. Act Accordingly.” By the way, bang job all around this past week at the Gray Lady. Kristoff is Instagramming North Korean propaganda, Krugman is claiming and later retracting that “Trumpie” […]
Today it’s painful conjunctivitis. Tomorrow it will be killer cholera unless the federal government acts right now, mayors and doctors say.
President Trump, who had signaled earlier in the week that Price’s job was on the line, accepted the resignation Friday. The White House said Deputy Assistant Secretary Don Wright would serve as acting secretary. The dismissal followed Price's announcement Thursday afternoon that he would reimburse the government for a portion of the costs of charter […]
It’s hard to plan your life when you don’t know if you’re losing your job or not. Ever since Election Day, I knew the Affordable Care Act was in danger, and if the ACA goes away I go out of business. This is a direct cause and effect relationship. Show More Summary
ADVICE FROM RAY KURZWEIL: Plan and Act in case AI or something else kills your job.
If Carmen Rottenberg and Paul Kiecker are feeling just a bit like Lucy and Charlie Brown, it’s understandable. During the first month of holding down USDA’s top two food safety jobs on an acting basis, Rottenberg and Kiecker have taken 19 meetings with people outside the federal government. By taking on the jobs of USDA’s... Continue Reading
In a conundrum with profound implications, a federal appeals court will revisit whether – in some circumstances — men can be paid more than women for the same job. On the surface, that conflicts with the Equal Pay Act. But a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit ruled in April that salary history could justify […]
Several Bills players knelt during the national anthem Sunday. Others decided to lock arms. “I can’t stand and support something where our leader of this country is just acting like a jerk,” LeSean McCoy said in a post-game press conference. Several...Show More Summary
NEW YORK TIMES: Republicans Demand Another Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act. “Demand?” Republicans control The Hill, allegedly, and ObamaCare repeal is one of the jobs what they were elected to get done.
Though you might not think of ants as formidable bodyguards, some do an impressive job protecting plants from enemies. Now, scientists at the University of Toronto (U of T) have determined what makes some better bodyguards than othe...
(University of Toronto) Though you might not think of ants as formidable bodyguards, some do an impressive job protecting plants from enemies. Examing the relationship between the Amazon rainforest plant Cordia nodosa in Peru and the...Show More Summary
It was the acting job of a lifetime, but you won’t see his name on a marquee.