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16 min ago | Greenwich Citizen
The state is launching a new mobile app for smartphones and tablets that will help Nebraskans search for available jobs in the state.
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4 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
The president recently signed an executive order raising the minimum hourly wage to $10.10 for workers employed by federal contractors - including those with disabilities.
4 hrs ago | GPB.org
Matthew McMeekin, 35, returns home from Rehabilitation Opportunities Inc., a nonprofit sheltered workshop where he and other disabled workers stuff envelopes, collate files or shrink-wrap products all for less than Maryland's minimum hourly wage of $8.25.
4 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton
The employment outlook will be a bit brighter for college graduates this year, if statistics keep moving in the same direction.
They will be helping host the Fort Campbell Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum.
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended , requires trustees of multiemployer pension and benefit funds to collect contributions required to be made by contributing employers under their collective bargaining agreements with the labor union sponsoring the plans.
At the Pullman & Comley Labor, Employment, and Employee Benefits Seminar recently , I was asked by one of the attendees, an HR Director, whether she could record a disciplinary meeting with a troublesome employee without telling the employee.
Cassandra Lee was the Virginia Beach Sheriff Office's first black female captain.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission challenged a SunTrust bank in Gulf Gate, Fla., for destroying surveillance video from a period of alleged sexual harassment and persuaded a district court in an April 7, 2014, decision to introduce evidence at trial about the bank's failure to preserve the video footage.
It may be another year until the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25, but the ADA Legacy Project is launching a cross-country bus tour this summer to celebrate and raise awareness of the historic civil rights law.
Gov. Paul R. LePage has long said that the best cure for poverty is a job, and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families workforce retraining program, known as ASPIRE, is all about providing support to obtain work experience and employment.
A Chicago company will have to pay $80,000 to a man it refused to hire because he had prostate cancer.
These words of Thomas Jefferson's are etched under the dome of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington: "I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."
The Saginaw City Council has tabled a decision to approve an ordinance supporters say would protect employees from workplace discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
As summer approaches, many companies will be bringing interns into the office. The unpaid intern has become a common sight in corporate America, particularly in a lagging economy, but employers might not know that these interns often lack legal protection from harassment and discrimination.
U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers is serving the end of her second two-year term. She is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
A federal appeals court has upheld dismissal of retaliation and discrimination claims filed by a terminated college teacher who had continual conflicts with both colleagues and students, including allegedly secretly photographing the assistant basketball coach as he worked out and commenting on a student's virginity.