Employment

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More have jobs in La., but jobless rate rises

The number of Louisianans with jobs continued to set records in September, but the state's unemployment rate kept rising as new job seekers keep entering the market.The state's jobless rate rose to 6 percent, up for the fifth straight month. Louisiana's ... [Published Idaho Statesman - 47 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Google updates its search engine to demote piracy sites, highlight legal content

In an effort to curb online piracy, Google will be rolling out an update to its search engine this week that will "visibly affect" the rankings of some of the most "notorious" sites, the company announced in a blog post.These changes are in addition to ... [Published TechSpot - 4 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Up to 1,300 layoffs coming to Kimberly-Clark

DALLAS (WTAQ) - Kimberly-Clark said Tuesday it would eliminate up to 1,300 jobs in a worldwide restructuring.However, company spokesman Bob Brand said there would most likely be "very little impact" on production workers -- thousands of whom produce Kleenex, ... [Published 1440 WNFL - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

U of I nurses reach tentative labor accord [Chicago Tribune :: ]

Oct. 21--University of Illinois Hospital nurses will receive increases of 2.25 percent to 3.6 percent each year of a tentative three-year contract reached Monday night, according to paperwork the union handed out Tuesday morning to its members.The tentative ... [Published BusinessWeek - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

REUTERS - China's growth slowest since global crisis, annual target at risk

China grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter and risks missing its official target for the first time in 15 years, adding to concerns the world's second-largest economy is becoming a drag on global growth.A ... [Published Zaman - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

"Just as sex workers are shamed by society, so are the clients who see them.

" Just as sex workers are shamed by society, so are the clients who see them. It's time to tell my side of the story." Finally! ... [Published Gawker - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Sex, Workers
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

JCB to cut jobs

| Comments (0)JCB has announced plans to cut around 150 jobs at its UK operations due to a slow-down and lower 2014 revenues than expected.The company blames the slower activity on the uncertainty caused by sanctions on Russia, with the cuts likely to ... [Published Vertikal.net - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave

Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave - The Washington Post : "Tens of thousands of federal workers are being kept on paid leave for at least a month — and often for longer stretches that can reach a year or more — while they wait to ... [Published MuskegonPundit - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Workers
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 7 reports

A Pregnant Worker Is Offered Her Job Back

New York: There's good news for Angelica Valencia, the 39-year-old pregnant woman who was pushed out of her job in August when her doctor said she shouldn't work overtime: Her bosses are offering her job back.Valencia, who has been out of work for nearly ... [Published NDTV - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Valencia, Pregnancy, Workers
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 12 reports

Google to protect against piracy ... at a cost

Google-To-Protect-Against-Piracy-At-A-Cost - Newsy Story FOLLOW NEWSY DOWNLOAD NEWSY ... [Published NewsNet 5 - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Piracy
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 12 reports

Greta Van Susteren Slams Brian Stelter for His ‘Cold’ Analysis of CNN Cuts

wStelter responds that “reshaping” is a reference to the media industry, not CNNGreta Van Susteren is often one to play media critic and the Fox News host did just that Monday, criticizing CNN's Brian Stelter for his commentary Sunday about CNN's widespread ... [Published The Wrap - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 14 reports

Migrant workers: South Korea's invisible minority

Titled "Bitter Harvest" and based on interviews with 28 migrant workers in South Korea's farming industry, the Amnesty International report examines a range of issues including incidents of contractual deception, intimidation, trafficking, violence, squalid ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 20 2014]

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...Says Lewis: "Research in Japan shows women leaving large organizations and going to small ones that don’t have formal policies but do offer more flexibility to new moms."
Senior government officials said the intention was to prevent immediate job losses. "We are consulting rules laid by the labour law. The staff employed will continue to work at the mines and we will share details with the allottee" the official said
"Occupational segregation prevents many workers of color and women from obtaining the industry's living-wage positions. Nationally, restaurant workers experience poverty at nearly three times the rate of workers overall, and workers of color experience poverty at nearly twice the rate of white restaurant workers."
...than ever to take steps to ensure workers have the skills and training to meet the demands of today's economy," said Labor Commissioner Pam Bucy. "Through partnerships between private employers and educational institutions, and an increased focus on apprenticeship and training opportunities, Montana is leading the nation in innovative workforce development strategies."

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