Employment

Flagler mobilizes to assist Sea Ray workers – News – Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

A job fair is planned for July 11 at the Flagler Technical Institute, 5400 State Road 100, adjacent to Flagler Palm Coast High School. For some communities, news that a major employer is closing down is cause for hand-wringing. But when Brunswick Corp. announced the closing of its Flagler County Sea Ray Boats plant, county officials rolled up their sleeves and got to work. “Our first and foremost concern was to provide whatever assistance available to employees,” said Helga van Eckert, executive…

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84 workers to lose jobs as North Carolina snack plant closes

A snack plant is closing in North Carolina, leaving 84 employees without a job. Great American Snacks said in federal paperwork it will close its Monroe plant in September because it building and equipment are old. The Charlotte Observer reports that the plant filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice earlier this week. Great American Snacks parent company McCain Foods bought a plant in Nampa, Idaho, in 2016. The plants make specialty appetizers liked breaded vegetable and cheese…

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Worried SA disability workers converge on Parliament

DISABILITY workers worried about the future of their jobs converged on Parliament on Wednesday. About 1400 SA workers and 500 people with disabilities face uncertainty under a Government plan to transition state-run group homes from the public service to the private sector. The Government has begun consulting on the change for Supported Community Accommodation. Labor spokesman Kyam Maher said the workers faced “possibly less pay, worse conditions and less job security”. “What guarantees are there that these dedicated workers won’t…

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Number of unemployed drops in June to 23,808

By Stelios Orphanides The number of registered unemployed fell by 6,769 or 22 per cent in June compared to a year before and rose by 969 to 23,808 in a month, the statistical service said on Wednesday. Last month, the seasonally adjusted number of persons out of work fell by 7,078 in a year to 26,844 and by 543 in a month, Cystat said in a statement on its website. The decline in unemployment last month was mainly on a…

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Employee hurt in explosion at Missouri pyrotechnics company

PLEASANT HOPE, Mo. (AP) — An employee was seriously injured after an explosion inside a Missouri pyrotechnics company. KSPR-TV reports that firefighters responded Tuesday to a call at the AM Pyrotechnics plant, a wholesale retailer that provides pyrotechnics for big fireworks shows. Fire Protection District Fire Chief Jake Agee says they received a report of a loud explosion in the area. When they arrived, multiple explosions started inside the building. Firefighters say several workers had left the building before the…

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Pakistan: Bomb kills three oil company employees in southwest region

By: AP | Quetta | Updated: July 3, 2018 4:56:09 pm A bomb blast in Quetta killed three oil company surveyors. (Representational) Pakistani police say a bomb detonated by remote control killed three workers doing a survey for a local oil exploration company in the country’s southwest. Local police official Mohammad Hussain says Tuesday’s bombing near the town of Dera Bugti in the Baluchistan province also wounded five surveyors. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but small nationalist groups…

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Sea Ray to lay off 380 workers. This yacht company wants to hire them

CLOSE A take on some current business events on the Space Coast Wayne T. Price, FLORIDA TODAY Now hiring? Viking Yacht company in South Florida and New Gretna, N.J. Viking Yachts wants to hire soon-to-be-laid off Sea Ray workers(Photo: Viking Yachts) The Viking Yacht Co. recently heard about the plight of Sea Ray Boats and its workers in Brevard County. Sea Ray announced last month it was laying off  hundreds of workers as it consolidated its boat-building operation for that brand. Come work for…

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Indian workers in Gulf down by half since 2015 | India News

MUMBAI: The number of emigration clearances granted to Indians headed to the Gulf for employment has halved to 3.7 lakh in 2017 from 7.6 lakh in 2015. There has been a steady decline over the past few years and the recent immigration policies adopted by Gulf countries are a mixed bag for Indians. In 2017, the UAE emerged as the most preferred destination of Indian workers, with nearly 1.5 lakh emigration clearances. Saudi Arabia relinquished its most preferred destination status…

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Illness outbreak at the Westgate hits guests, workers – Las Vegas Review-Journal

An unknown number of Westgate employees and guests have fallen ill since late last week in what the Southern Nevada Health District said could be a norovirus — or stomach flu — outbreak. Westgate Resorts Chief Operating Officer Mark Waltrip confirmed at least 15 employees and four guests have reported illness. After the Review-Journal published a story Tuesday, readers called to say that they, too, had been sickened after a weekend stay at Westgate. Paul Little, who ran media relations…

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Mall Facade Collapses in New Jersey, Trapping Workers and Customers

The entire facade of a mall collapsed in New Jersey Tuesday morning, trapping workers and customers in stores as the building crumbled. The front of the River Edge mall building at 474 Kinderkamack Road came down just before 10 a.m., police said. No injuries were reported, but cars were crushed under the facade and one worker told News 4 she was trapped in her store. “I heard pebbles falling…then I heard a really big rock fall, and when I went to…

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I Hate My Boss, But I Love My Job

Get Ask a Boss delivered every week Dear Boss, My actual boss is brilliant at most parts of her job. She’s climbed the ladder in a very male-dominated industry and is a strategic thinker. However, I’ve been in my job for a year-and-a-half, and her aggressive attitude is taking a toll on me. Often she shouts at me (and I do mean shouts) in earshot of other people. Most recently she shouted at me for not sharing something on my…

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Suspect sought after 2 workers critically wounded in elementary – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

Web Staff Overland Park, KS — Authorities are investigating a shooting that critically wounded two contract workers outside an Overland Park elementary school. The shooting happened about 9 a.m. at Sunrise Elementary School. The school is part of the Blue Valley School District and is located in the 15800 block of Linden Street. All schools in the district have been placed on secure entrance, which means the front doors have been locked and no one is allowed in. District spokeswoman…

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SC slams Centre over ‘false statement’ on workers’ welfare scheme | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday hit out at the Centre for making “false statement” on framing model scheme for welfare of construction workers as directed by it and summoned labour secretary to be personally present before it to explain non-compliance of its order. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta took strong exception to Centre’s contention that the scheme had been framed and uploaded on ministry website for seeking suggestions from general public with Justice…

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Ekweremadu blames unemployment, poverty for protest at NASS – Local

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has blamed poverty and unemployment for  the protest at the National Assembly. Ekweremadu stated this while contributing to a motion by the Senator Banabas Gemade on the floor of the National Assembly on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The remarks of the Deputy Senate President has confirmed Pulse earlier report that organising protest has become a lucrative business in Abuja. NASS Protest Some “hired” protesters had besieged the National Assembly upon resumption to Tuesday to challenge…

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Fast-food job saves teen from juvenile detention as store manager gives kids a second chance

Updated July 03, 2018 21:17:56 A teenager in Western Australia who attacked a deputy principal has been saved from a stint in juvenile detention largely due to his job at a fast-food store. The teenager was given a second chance by the manager of a local fast-food restaurant in Busselton after violently attacking the deputy principal of a local high school. The teen admitted to punching the 50-year-old school staff member in May, after the deputy principal repeatedly asked the…

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