Employment

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Temporary foreign worker applications drop 74% since new reforms

Applications for temporary foreign workers have dropped by three-quarters following the new rules introduced by the federal government in June, says Employment Minister Jason Kenney."We announced a fundamental sweep of reforms to the Temporary Foreign ... [Published CBC - 3 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 5 reports

Poverty rate drops for first time since ’06

America still has 45.3 million people living in poverty, and median income remains level at just under $52,000.Read the full article here .This content was originally published by CNN Money . Original publishers retain all rights. It appears here for ... [Published Global Advisors - 2 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 4 reports

The Next Wave Of Microsoft Layoffs Is Expected To Hit Thursday (MSFT)

Business Insider/ Microsoft CEO Satya NadellaSee Also Here's What You Can Earn At The 20 Top Tech Companies Google's Research Director Created This Hilarious Spoof Website Microsoft Finally Rolls Out 'Delve,' One Of Its Most Important ... [Published Business Insider - 22 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 10 reports

UPS plans massive holiday hiring

This holiday season may end up being jolly for some job-hunters, thanks to UPS' ( UPS ) plan to almost double its seasonal hiring to as many as 95,000 workers.The hiring surge may also indicate that UPS is expecting a healthy shopping season, at least ... [Published CBS News - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 6 reports

South Sudan to limit foreign workers - Africa

South Sudan will from next month require companies and non-government organisations (NGOs) to employ South Sudanese citizens unless they are unable to find locals with the necessary skills. A government circular this week outlined the new rules, causing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 35 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 5 reports

Oregon unemployment rate increases

Posted Tuesday, September 16th 2014 @ 2pmIt might seem strange that Oregon's unemployment rate can increase from 6.9% to 7.2% in August at the same time the state is adding 2,900 jobs, but it can happen when the total number of workers also increases ... [Published 1190 Kex - 36 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 3 reports

Poverty is down, but incomes haven’t budged

The number of Americans living in poverty has finally started falling, from 15 percent in 2012 to 14.5 percent in 2013. That’s the best bit of news in today’s big, new Census release, and the underlying cause is just as encouraging: It’s gotten easier ... [Published Boston Globe - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

Tentative deal reached in teachers’ strike

The teachers’ strike could soon be over.“A tentative settlement has been reached as of 3:50 a.m. this morning,” the BCTF announced on Twitter this morning. “Details not being released at this time.”The deal comes after a lengthy bargaining session with ... [Published Prince George Free Press - 2 hours ago]
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First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

U.S. Incomes Edge Higher for First Time Since Recession--2nd Update

By Nick TimiraosAmericans' incomes ticked up in 2013 for the first time since the recession.The median annual household income--the level at which half are above and half are below--rose 0.3%, or $180, in 2013 to an inflation-adjusted $51,939, the Census ... [Published 4 Traders - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Golden Gate Bridge District workers on strike>

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --There will be picket lines near the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza Tuesday because some workers have just decided to go on strike.The Machinests Union is the one taking the lead, but other unions will honor the picket lines.Commuters ... [Published KGO San Francisco - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 10 reports

Youth employment review now available

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla says while the number of black youth in employment has grown over the last 20 years, the acquisition of skills has not grown at the same rate within this group.Statistician General Pali Lehohla says that while employment ... [Published Biz Community - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 13 reports

9/15/2014: News: ISIS beheads British aid worker, parades another

LONDON: The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Sunday posted a video showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines, the third beheading of a western hostage in less than a month. It also paraded another British captive, Alan Henning ... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 15 2014]

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"The number of applications received in July and August 2014 is approximately 74 per cent lower than those received over the same time period in 2012" Conrad said in an email to CBC News
One-hundred fifty-seven employers are expected to attend the fair, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Renaissance Coliseum. "Nationwide, employers will be hiring more graduates so we are pleased to provide this opportunity for Bradley students and alumni to connect with potential employers for internship and full-time job opportunities" said Jon Neidy, Executive Director of Bradley's Smith Career Center
...But the foreign minister clarified the issue in a statement on Tuesday. "You need to give employment to the citizens except in those pl..."
"I can't tell you how great this victory is for us," said Debra Ewing , a 15-year US Airways agent in Phoenix, Ariz. "American Airlines customer service agents have tried for over 20 years to gain representation and the merger with US Airways allowed the Teamsters to step in and bring home a win. This means an end to so much outsourcing for American agents who will regain profit-sharing, shift differentials, a three-tiered medical plan, paid vacation and more. That's what union representation is – and now we all have it."

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Gender Pay Gap, Still Wide, Narrows by Most Sin... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 1 hour ago]
The pay gap between women and men narrowed last year, albeit slightly, the first time the gap contracted by more than a penny since the recession began in 2007. Women earned 78.3 cents for every dollar men earned in 2013, a Census Bureau report released ...
Layoffs Watch ’14: Bank of America [Published Dealbreaker - 4 hours ago]
Cuts are said to have begun at the House ‘o Bri-Moy. “Large scale layoffs started this AM at BofA in Houston, NY and Chicago. Cuts affecting lots of VPs.” Continue reading » Follow Dealbreaker on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . Tags: ...
Poverty rate posts 1st drop since 2006 thanks t... [Published Greenspace - 4 hours ago]
The nation's poverty rate dropped last year for the first time since 2006, but the typical household income barely budged in a sign of the continuing sluggish economic recovery from the Great Recession, the Census Bureau said Tuesday. ...
The Poverty Rate In America Has Been Going Nowh... [Published Clusterstock - 4 hours ago]
The US is the richest country in the history of the world. Despite this, poverty continues to be a long-running problem. The Census Bureau just released a report full of statistics on poverty and income in the US . Below is the overall poverty rate ...
Article - Youth unemployment: how successful we... [Published European Parliament - Headlines - 4 hours ago]
Plenary sessions : Are measures to help reduce youth unemployment working? MEPs will assess the progress of two key programmes - the European Youth Guarantee and the Youth Employment Initiative - with the Council and the Commission on Wednesday 17 September. ...
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Volatile oil, rising jobless lead to mixed market [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 11 2014]
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Who wants to be boss? Most workers say "not me!" [Published Money, Markets & More - Sep 10 2014]
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