Ominous for the Liberals, once you add independents and Nick Xenophon’s candidates to the mix: …
Over 15.5m people cast ballots in mandatory vote pitting conservative ruling coalition against centre-left Labor Party.
Another Bachelor baby is about to born in a matter of hours. Season 17 suitor, Sean Lowe, is about to see his son or daughter for the first time as his wife, Catherine, has officially gone into labor. It shouldn’t be long now before they get to hold their newborn for the very first time.... Show More Summary
The prints were Mr. Hofmann’s reward for his labor, he said, explaining that he struck a deal with Avedon in the fall of 1984: instead of money, he would be paid with a signed print of everything he produced for the project. “Dick had no conception of what people lived on, and asking him for […]
You have decided to walk eighteen holes and, by hole number twelve, you are feeling the effects - labored breathing, aching legs..."boy," you think to yourself, "am I out of shape!" The truth is, golf is a sport as well as a game - it...Show More Summary
She admitted it has “cast a shadow” over the Hillary Clinton emails investigation, and that she wouldn’t do such a thing again. Photo by US Department of Labor
GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump fashions himself a friend of union workers. He has bragged about having good relationships with labor unions. When the AFL-CIO recently endorsed his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, Trump claimed...Show More Summary
Union Summer, the cadre of young activists that is training to be the future leaders and union organizers of the labor movement, are hitting the doors hard. After a couple of weeks on the ground, Summeristas have visited 300 workers one-on-one and engaged 100 of them to commit to forming a union.
Were hours cut in the wake of the E. coli scare? Just last week, a Starbucks worker made headlines when he petitioned the company for more hours, arguing that workers were being stretched too thin due to labor cuts. Now, a Chipotle employee has penned a similar petition, arguing that the company has cut back on workers in the wake of the E. Show More Summary
Monday is July 4, the moment in my personal wheel of the year when I realize summer’s already a month gone and I’d better hurry myself to a public pool once or twice, lest Labor Day roll around and I feel like I wasted the season yet again. One of the surefire shortcuts I will take in my route to vibes: regularly eating tomato sandwiches. Read more...
Business jargon. The lingo of labor for office-desk inhabitants throughout America. Do you find yourself vomiting these phrases in emails and telephone calls? If so give yourself a hearty handshake for using a lot of words to say nothing...Show More Summary
Scale has introduced what it calls the "API for Human Labor." The Scale API connects integrated apps with an on-demand human workforce. Apps and companies can utilize the outsourced workforce to build a human-augmented feature or supplement existing human processes.
Uber and Airbnb have inserted a certain convenience to travel and daily commuting, but listen to the debate to find out whether the business model are good or bad for labor and the economy.
Categories: Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: Incendiary Tidbits, L2 The reason I am writing this post — the procurement analyst that I am — is that I recently ran across a post that really made me think. Show More Summary
Philippa Dunne is one of the editors of The Liscio Report, an independent research newsletter focusing on the U.S. labor market, debt issues, and international flows. Their work includes month-by-month tracking of tax revenues at the state level, and detailed analysis of federal data releases. Show More Summary
THE MORNING PLUM: Donald Trump is keeping up his assault on Hillary Clinton for supposedly supporting trade policies that have flattened wages and crushed the American worker. That, and Trump’s vow to tear up our trade deals, is widely being reported this morning as evidence that Trump is embroiled in a massive battle with free-trade-loving […]
With a legal case working its way through the courts that would allow players in Minor League Baseball to earn overtime pay, a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would work to exclude players in the minors from the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Categories: Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: L1, Technology BookedOut, based in Chicago and founded in 2014, provides a specialized...Show More Summary
Welcome to July and 2H ! Quarters over, long weekend ahead, and I am outta here. But not before I leave you with these fine morning train reads: • College-Educated Workers Now Dominate the Labor Market (Real Time Economics) • 3 WaysShow More Summary
Two late polls find the Coalition with narrow two-party leads, and Labor hanging on in its Melbourne seat of Chisholm. Newspoll to follow... The post ReachTEL: 51-49 to Coalition; Essential Research: 50.5-49.5 appeared first on The Poll Bludger.