Employment

Which states have the best job markets (and which are the worst?) | Jobs

To ease the process of finding employment for job seekers, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 29 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality. The data set ranges from employment growth to median annual income to average commute time. Texas has the highest monthly average starting salary, $3,274, which is 2.4 times higher than in Hawaii, the lowest at $1,367. Hawaii has the lowest unemployment rate, 2.4 percent, which is three times lower than in Alaska, the highest…

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NC tech job openings surge past 22,000 even as jobless rate falls; Durham-CH demand up 50%

RALEIGH – How hot is the tech sector of North Carolina’s economy? The number of open information technology jobs continues to climb across North Carolina even as the state’s unemployment rate fell in May, according to a new report. Leading the way: Job openings in Durham and Chapel Hill soared more than 50 percent from a year ago to more than 3,000. Some 22,309 jobs were posted publicly in May, up from 21,673 in April and 22,309 in March, the…

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Jobless man gets jail for drug abuse, possession – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News

KUCHING: An unemployed man was sentenced to a total of four month’s jail by the magistrate’s court here after he pleaded guilty to abusing and possessing drugs. Khew Chin San, 47, was charged under Section 12(2) and Section 15(1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 in relation to his arrest on Jan 9, 2013. On that day, police raided a room on the second floor of a commercial centre in Tabuan Jaya at 1.30pm, and conducted a body search on…

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How to Market Yourself for a Marketing Job

When you’re looking for a job in marketing—no matter which company you are applying to or which position you hope to hold—you have to (at the very least) market yourself better than anyone else. The irony is that if you’re looking for a marketing job (whether it is your first or your tenth), you should know this better than anyone. More than most, marketers recognize the power of branding, the importance of a creative hustle, and the truth that it…

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Port Talbot workers on Trump steel tariffs: ‘This could be serious’ | Business

The escalating trade war started by Donald Trump could mean fresh financial woes for Britain’s biggest steel plant, less than 18 months after workers agreed to pension benefit cuts to save the Port Talbot works. From 1 June, the US president imposed a 25% tax on steel and a 10% tax on aluminium from the EU, Mexico and Canada. On Friday Trump upped the ante, announcing a 25% tariff on $50bn (£38bn) of Chinese goods. All countries targeted by US…

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Crane operators walk off the job in protest of new provincial regulations

Crane operators across Quebec will be absent from construction sites Monday in protest of rule changes that have been in effect since May 14. Protestors take issue with a new rule that allows workers to pilot cranes even if they do not have a professional crane operator’s diploma, reports Radio-Canada. The union has filed a complaint with Quebec’s ombudsman, calling this a safety concern not just for site workers, but also the public because cranes sometimes move heavy objects over densely populated areas.…

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Prime Minister meets Philippine Labor Secretary

Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani met yesterday with Philippines Secretary of Labor and Employment, Silvestre Bello III, and the accompanying delegation, on the occasion of their visit to the country. They reviewed cooperation between the two countries, and means of boosting them in various fields, as well as a number of issues of mutual interest.  Related News Source link

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Senate showdown looms for government’s income and company tax cuts

Palmer’s announcement in a Parliament House courtyard that he was establishing a new party – United Australia – didn’t go particularly well, however. The champion windbag had barely got out of first gear trying to defend himself from a spray by Queensland Labor MP Cathy O’Toole about the plight of former workers at his collapsed company’s closed-down nickel works in North Queensland when the Parliament House sprinkler system revolted and set about wetting him from the cuffs of his pants up…

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Global Fully Dental Articulator Market Business Strategies: Fasa Group, KaVo, IML Instrumenta Mechanik Labor GmbH

Jun 18, 2018 (marketresearch.biz via COMTEX) — Research report global Fully Dental Articulator market extracts the most crucial facet of the Fully Dental Articulator market and represents them in the form of an extensive and cohesive document. The Fully Dental Articulator report findings have been procured through an equitable mix of primary and secondary both research. Global Fully Dental Articulator market C-level managers interviews form a lump of the qualitative study involved in Fully Dental Articulator report. The report begins…

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Worldclear takes legal action to recover missing $4 million

A Hamilton financial service firm claims it is owed more than $4m and alleges one of its employees transferred money to his personal bank account and left New Zealand. A High Court judge has placed a freezing order over bank accounts of the employee, Richard James Whitham, and a company he directs has been put into interim liquidation. Neither Whitham nor a representative of the company were in court to challenge the bid for the freezing order and interim liquidation.…

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Labor push for live export watchdog

The federal opposition is bringing back a plan for an independent watchdog to oversee the live export regulator. Labor appointed an interim independent inspector-general in 2013, but lost government before the position could be cemented. Agriculture spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon told parliament on Monday the Abbott government’s decision to abolish the position has “cost the live export industry dearly”. He has introduced a private member’s bill to reinstate the role in response to new scandals in the sector sparked by video…

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Managing England: The Impossible Job review – tracing 52 years of hurt | Television & radio

He doesn’t look as if he’s going to score, does he? And he doesn’t. It’s a poor penalty, along the ground and too close to the keeper, who guesses right and saves it easily. “Oh no,” cried Barry Davies, commentating, as England go out of another tournament, on penalties (to the Germans). God, can it really be 22 years ago, Euro 96? That was the last game for the then England manager Terry Venables, although he was always going to…

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Oil marketers push for full employment under cylinder re-circulation policy

Business News of Sunday, 17 June 2018 Source: citinewsroom.com 2018-06-17 CEO of the Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs), Mr. Kwaku Agyeman Duah The Association of Oil Marketing Companies has stressed that it will push for full employment for its members under the cylinder recirculation module to protect the interest of LPG distributors. The assertion comes after the LPG Marketers raised concerns that the new cylinder recirculation policy will render them jobless if implemented. Already, the CEO of the…

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Airport lets go of more than seven workers, staff

Seven maintenance workers with CUPE 1505 have been laid off by the Fort McMurray Airport Authority, with the airport citing challenging times for the airport and businesses in the region. Judy Collier, president of CUPE 1505, said she was told 50 per cent of airport management staff were also laid off when the cuts were announced Wednesday. As of Sunday morning, the airport authority has not confirmed the exact number of positions cut with the Today. Collier said when she…

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‘I’ve been kicked, punched, and spat on’ – Irish Rail employee shares stories of assaults

Figures obtained by the RTÉ This Week programme show that there were 20 assaults on staff members reported in the last 17 months, but one staff member believes the figures only “scratch the surface” of the problem. The Irish Rail employee, who remains unnamed, told RTÉ that he has experienced everything from being punched and spat on to having a fire extinguisher thrown at him.  “I’ve been kicked, punched, and spat on. I’ve been hit with umbrellas on numerous occasions.…

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Whistleblower protection: Labor to back shield laws

LABOR will back State Government plans to protect informants who give confidential information to the media, reversing years of opposition to shield laws while in power. The Lower House of State Parliament has approved the long-stalled reform, which would allow journalists to refuse to out confidential sources without fear of fines or prison. SA and Queensland are the only states in the country without shield laws. media_cameraKyam Maher The change, which Labor rejected while in government, would allow confidentiality to…

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