Employment

Postings for cannabis-related jobs ‘growing rapidly’ in Canadian labour market, numbers show

Workers produce medical marijuana at Canopy Growth Corporation’s Tweed facility in Smiths Falls, Ont., on February 12, 2018. The job website Indeed has released new numbers that show cannabis-related searches, while still small, were more than four times higher last month compared to the year before. Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA — The growth of Canada’s soon-to-be-legal recreational pot industry is starting to create a small buzz among job hunters. The job website Indeed has released new numbers…

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Unemployment figures fall for third time in a row

Cumbria has recorded a hattrick of falls in unemployment. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 5,660 people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit in July – a drop of 55 compared to revised figures for June. It is the third month in a row that unemployment has fallen, reversing five months of consecutive rises. In July, four of Cumbria’s six districts saw falls in the number of claims made. The biggest falls was recorded in Barrow…

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Employers must advertise job vacancies on JobsMalaysia portal

KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resource Ministry has made it compulsory for employers to advertise job vacancies in their companies on the JobsMalaysia portal to give priority to the hiring of local workers, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Its Deputy Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar said according to records from the Labour Department (JTK), the approval rate for job applications submitted by foreigners stood at only between 25% and 30%. “It shows that the ministry has given the highest priority to…

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Employers must advertise job vacancies on JobsMalaysia portal

KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resource Ministry has made it compulsory for employers to advertise job vacancies in their companies on the JobsMalaysia portal to give priority to the hiring of local workers, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Its Deputy Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar said according to records from the Labour Department (JTK), the approval rate for job applications submitted by foreigners stood at only between 25% and 30%. “It shows that the ministry has given the highest priority to…

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Weed’s want ads longer, marijuana job searches up as industry grows: study

OTTAWA – The growth of Canada’s soon-to-be-legal recreational pot industry is starting to create a small buzz among job hunters. The job website Indeed has released new numbers that show cannabis-related searches, while still small, were more than four times higher last month compared to the year before. The data say weed-related searches increased to 26 out of every 10,000 searches, up from six. Employers, the data found, have also been looking for more help within the expanding cannabis industry…

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Counting On: Jinger and husband Jeremy Vuolo welcome first baby after her 18-hour labor and epidural

The birth of Jinger Vuolo’s first child aired on Monday’s double episode of Counting On. Jinger (née Duggar) celebrated the arrival of a baby girl with her husband Jeremy Vuolo, a 30-year-old former pro soccer player, who is now a pastor. The 24-year-old reality star was induced, ‘just because my sisters have had such huge babies,’ explained the 19 Kids and Counting alum. New addition: Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo welcomed their first child on Monday’s episode of Counting On Jeremy…

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Bengaluru civic body toys with cooperative idea for its link workers

After a failed attempt to introduce cooperative societies for pourakarmikas, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is now going ahead with the concept for link workers attached to the solid waste management (SWM) wing. The relatively tiny number of link workers is being seen as an advantage to introduce the system. As many as 360 link workers — who visit houses, apartments, schools and colleges to create awareness about waste segregation — have not been paid salaries under the existing…

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[OPINION] NutriAsia skirts the law to oppress workers, hide its greed

NutriAsia, Inc maintains that the strikers are not their contractual employees but are regular and permanent employees of their contractors. Nothing can be farther from the truth. Published 10:29 AM, August 14, 2018 Updated 10:30 AM, August 14, 2018 Last week, the picketline at the NutriAsia, Inc factory in Marilao, Bulacan was violently dispersed and plant operations have resumed. But the labor dispute remains. The union is still officially on strike, demanding that the company regularize some 900 contractual workers,…

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Seattle plane crash: First picture of Horizon Air ground agent who downed stolen jet :: Kenya

Richard Russell is presumed dead after the crash in Seattle in Washington state, US This is the first picture of “suicidal” Horizon Air employee Richard Russell who died after crashing a stolen plane on an island outside Seattle. The 29-year-old ground service agent was seen doing loops and other air stunts in the 76-seat aircraft after staging an unauthorised take-off. ALSO READ: 20 dead in Swiss Alps plane crash In distressing audio recordings from inside the cockpit, he can be…

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More than 1,000 government workers displaced by fire, flooding in Edmonton

An Epcor worker inspects the area where the street flooded after a water main break near the corner of 109 Street and Jasper Avenue on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 in Edmonton. Greg Southam / Postmedia, file More than 1,200 government workers are waiting to return to their offices after two buildings were damaged by a fire and flooding just days apart. Around 460 employees left their offices at 99 Avenue and 108 Street after a fire damaged government servers on…

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Nearly 450 Loto-Québec employees to begin three-day strike Friday

Nearly 450 Loto-Québec employees will kick off a three-day strike Friday after the members of the Syndicat de professionnelles et professionnels du gouvernement du Québec (SPGQ) voted 99.4 per cent in favour of a strike mandate. The employees, who work in the information technology, communications, sales, marketing, finance, supply, real estate and legal sectors, are striking to denounce their employer’s current offer as collective agreement negotiations are underway. The union is particularly concerned about job security, said SPGQ president Richard Perron. Loto-Québec, meanwhile, says…

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‘The Vast Majority of Tipped Workers in America Suffer from Three Times the Poverty Rate of the Rest of the US Workforce’

Janine Jackson interviewed Saru Jayaraman about tipped worker rights for the August 10 episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. MP3 Link Janine Jackson: Saru Jayaraman is the co-founder and co-director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United and director of the Food Labor Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She’s author of the books Behind the Kitchen Door and Forked: A New Standard for American Dining. When we spoke with her in 2015, we asked what…

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Having tattoos doesn’t impact your employment eligibility, study finds

Having visible tattoos has been met with quite a bit of stigma for decades. To some, tattoos make others look unprofessional, uneducated or even unemployable. Many even grew up with their parents telling them not to get a tattoo specifically because future employers wouldn’t hire them. But the results of a new study are about to prove those anti-tattoo people everywhere wrong. Not only do employers feel indifferent toward tattoos now, but having a tattoo can actually help you get…

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Are you happy with your job? Take this quiz to find out how satisfied you are with work

Are you happy with your job? Take this quiz to find out how satisfied you are with work The average person spends over 90,000 hours of their lives at work – so it’s pretty important you find a job you don’t mind doing. According to YouGov , 45% of British workers like their job, with 17% going as far to say they love it. On the flip-side of that, however, 10% say they dislike their jobs, while 6% say they…

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workers to get 8% salary hike

The Gautrain strike has come to an end after two weeks‚ with operating company Bombela agreeing to give workers an 8% salary increase. “The company has agreed to give our members an 8% increase‚ back dated to July 15‚” said Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) spokesperson Dennis George. According to the agreement‚ workers who currently earn below R8‚500 a month will have their salaries brought up to R8‚500 and also get the 8% salary increase. “There will also…

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Hundreds of USDA Employees Face a Decision to Relocate or Take a Buyout – Management

The Agriculture Department has announced it will relocate two major components outside of the Washington, D.C., area, and bring one—the Economic Research Service—directly under the purview of Secretary Sonny Perdue’s office. The changes will affect most of the 700 employees at the research service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. USDA vowed not to involuntarily separate any employee, though most of them will have to relocate to a yet-to-be-determined area. The department will provide relocation assistance and the same…

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