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HR and Employment Law News

  • Tight labor market vexes retailers looking to hire for holidays 20 Jul 2018 15:15 Marketplace The number of people filing for unemployment benefits has fallen to its lowest point since 1969, according to data released by the Labor Department Thursday. These numbers are another sign of a tight labor market. And they’ve got retailers thinking about …
  • APC to Fayemi: Prioritise employment, workers’ welfare 20 Jul 2018 13:26 PM News Dr Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti governor-elect. Youths under the aegis of the APC in the South-south geo-political zone have advised the newly governor-elect of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to make employment generation and workers’ welfare his priorities. Mr Gabriel …
  • Labor MP 'told male staffer to do dishes to learn about privilege' 20 Jul 2018 13:08 Charleston Daily Mail An embattled Labor backbencher has been accused of telling a man working in her electorate office to do the dishes to 'learn about white male privilege'. Emma Husar, the first-term federal member for Lindsay in Sydney's outer-west, is already …
  • Uber drivers “employees” for unemployment purposes, NY labor board says 20 Jul 2018 12:50 Arc Technica Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images reader comments 0 New York City’s largest taxi driver advocacy group is hailing a legal decision by the New York State Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board, which ruled last Friday that three out-of-work Uber …
  • What U.S. immigration policy has to do with wages and labor shortages 20 Jul 2018 12:29 Marketplace Immigrants from Mexico work on a housing construction site in Denver, Colorado. - John Moore/Getty ImagesA report from the U.S. Department of Labor on job opportunities and labor turnover, or JOLTS, showed there were more reported job opportunities …

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