Employment

Initiative 77: DC voters decide fate of minimum wage for tipped workers

Editor’s note: This story will be updated as results come in.  WASHINGTON — Regardless of party affiliation, D.C. voters took to the polls Tuesday to decide on Initiative 77, a contentious ballot measure that aims to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers. Tipped workers in D.C. are paid a base wage of $3.33 per hour, and tips are expected to push earnings to at least the District’s minimum wage, which is currently $12.50 an hour. The employer is required…

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Las Vegas employment rate reaches new high – Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Las Vegas area has passed an employment milestone. The 2,200 seasonally adjusted jobs added during May put total employment at about 1 million, the state’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Tuesday. The Las Vegas area has seen a 2.9 percent increase in employment year over year, about the same as Nevada. Small Las Vegas area businesses are responsible for half of all employment locally. “The latest job market performance is nothing short of impressive,” said Brian Gordon,…

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Spokane Valley Police Department warning citizens of ‘workers’ potentially casing homes

BOLO: Be on the lookout! Spokane Valley Police say they’re looking into a possible scam situation after a man said two people came to his home and claimed to be employees of the home security company he uses. They told him they needed to check out the system, to make sure it was up to date. The homeowner later called the security company and learned they don’t have any employees going door to door to contact customers. The homeowner told…

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Worcester-area unemployment at 3.6% | WBJournal.com

The Worcester-area unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent in May, according to the state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. About 280 more were unemployed in May compared to April, a rise from 12,848 to 13,126. However, both employment and labor force figures also grew by the thousands in the Worcester-Connecticut metropolitan area. There were 364,259 in the labor force in May, compared to 361,436 in April. Those employed included 351,133 last month compared to 348,588 in April. Other…

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Twitter slams India’s Airtel for not protecting Muslim employee from discrimination

Airtel’s initia­l respon­se of assign­ing a repres­entati­ve with a Hindu name caused outrag­e on social media PHOTO: AIRTEL Indian telecom company Airtel is under fire after it failed to defend a Muslim employee against open discrimination from one of its customers on Twitter. A customer, Pooja, tweeted out a complaint to the company which was responded to by an Airtel employee, Shoaib. “Dear Shohaib, as you’re a Muslim and I have no faith in your work ethics because Quran may…

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Belligerent crowd shouts at cops, EMS workers treating man who had seizure

A group of people who grew increasingly belligerent at the ambulance response time for a man who had a seizure in the parking lot of a Pleasantville convenience store repeatedly screamed at and taunted police officers on Father’s Day, authorities said. Police arrived at King’s Food Market on North Main Street 28 seconds after being notified of a 911 call about the man just before 4 p.m., but it took 13 minutes for an ambulance to arrive, authorities said.  Pleasantville…

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Should employees be given leaves or should the office TV be turned on? How costly is the FIFA World Cup?

Every four years, as football fans gear up for the World Cup, researchers engage in a game of their own: trying to determine just how costly the tournament is to employers and economies. Every four years, as football fans gear up for the World Cup, researchers engage in a game of their own: trying to determine just how costly the tournament is to employers and economies. Our own contribution to this genre suggests that the calculation is a bit more…

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Eskom begins negotiations with employees

. Picture: Getty Images Power utility Eskom is on Tuesday expected to begin fresh wage negotiations with its employees after negotiations broke down last week. The power utility had initially told its employee that it could not afford to give a salary increase, citing financial difficulties. However, the matter went back to the boardroom after Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s intervention. On Monday reports surfaced that the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) called for the postponement of wage negotiations with…

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Exclusive: Major increase in NZ hospitality workers being exploited

Government figures released to Newshub show a significant increase in complaints of employers exploiting workers and breaching laws in the hospitality industry. A third of all worker complaints across New Zealand now come from the sector, and the Labour Inspectorate is urging the public to stop visiting bars and restaurants that exploit workers. Former chef Marvin Morales says he was never given a contract and ended up quitting his job after allegedly being assaulted by his boss. If you have…

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Bani Gala besieged by furious PTI workers

Majority of the protesters present at Bani Gala are from constituencies of Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. PHOTO: ONLINE ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan is facing stiff resistance from his party workers who have now camped outside his residence in Bani Gala over what they call “allotment of party tickets to candidates without merit”. So far, Khan seems unable to assuage the concerns of his protesting workers as on Monday he sought three days’ time to “personally review” all their appeals…

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List of work opportunities available to laid off GM Lordstown employees

June 18, 2018 at 7:28p.m. The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, in partnership with several other chambers of commerce, is working to compile a list of companies willing to hire workers impacted by layoffs at the General Motors Lordstown Assembly Complex, Magna Seating and Comprehensive Logistics. The chamber’s partners include the Greater Cleveland Partnership, Greater Akron Chamber, and the Shenango and Lawrence county chambers. Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber, in partnership with several other chambers of commerce, is working to…

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Unemployment Crisis Looms in Nigeria, Analysts Warn

Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr. Bismarck Rewane Obinna Chima Analysts have warned against an impending unemployment crisis in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited (FDC), Mr. Bismarck Rewane, who gave the warning in a presentation at the Lagos Business School’s executive breakfast meeting for June yesterday warned of a “a looming unemployment crisis in Nigeria.”According to Rewane, the FDC think-tank estimated that fourth quarter unemployment figures would spike to 21.5 per cent. About 4.07…

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Striking NEMA workers, management disagree over demands – Punch Newspapers

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Employees of the National Emergency Management Agency on Monday resolved to drag the management of the organisation to court if the Federal Government failed to intervene in the ongoing disagreement between NEMA staff and its management. According to them, the dispute will be taken to a court of law if the matter remains unresolved after employees of the agency must have exhausted all avenues available to their in-house union. But the NEMA management has disagreed with the…

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How AI augmentation will fuel net job growth by 2020

The year 2020 will be a pivotal one in AI-related employment dynamics — Gartner predicts 2.3 million jobs will be created and 1.8 jobs will be eliminated. While AI-prompted employee churn is a new reality, net job growth from AI will cross into positive territory in the coming years as companies evaluate the impact of their long-term AI direction. The main contributor to the net job growth is AI augmentation, a combination of human and AI where each complements the other.…

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