Employment

Vineyards worry about guest worker shortage

Late summer marks the start of a critical time period for the 40 percent of Americans who enjoy wine: harvest season. Between August and October, about 4 million tons of grapes nationwide are processed on their way to the bottle.  In the U.S., that job is mostly done by foreign workers. Vineyards, orchards and farms have long relied on guest workers to plant and harvest food. Federal law allows for these workers, who come through the H-2A visa program, to…

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UC workers demand halt in outsourcing to companies that support Trump’s immigration policy

The University of California’s largest employee union released a statement urging the Board of Regents to divest from businesses who work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement or support implementing President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” and family separation policies. AFSCME Local 3299 made a request in late July for the UC to divest from contractors profiting from the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy of prosecuting all individuals who illegally enter the United States. When adults are detained for prosecution, their children…

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Saudi- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques directs bringing forward Eid al-Adha holiday so that tomorrow, Monday, will be the end of official working hours for all employees of the government sector

(MENAFN – Saudi Press Agency) Jeddah, Dhu-AlHijjah 01, 1439, August 12, 2018, SPA — Based on Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s keenness to facilitate the work of the concerned parties to serve pilgrims in Makkah, Madinah and the holy places, he directed bringing forward Eid al-Adha holiday for this year 1439 H. Accordingly, tomorrow, Monday 2/12/1439 H. according to Um Alqura Calender corresponding to 13/8/2018 G, will be the end of official…

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Svay Rieng protesters go back to work after employer assurances, National, Phnom Penh Post

All 1,400 workers from Sheng Yao Enterprise Co Ltd, who staged a protest in Svay Rieng province returned to work on Friday after the employer assured them that their wages will not be deducted for taking leave to vote in the recently concluded national elections. Workers, from the Taiwanese manufacturing factory, had protested since Tuesday against the management for threatening to deduct two days wages from about 500 contract staff. In a sign of solidarity, the entire workforce staged a…

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Experts in aviation say employees pose big potential danger after Washington plane theft

OLYMPIA, Wash. >> The theft of an empty plane by an airline worker who performed dangerous loops before crashing into a remote island in Puget Sound illustrated what aviation experts have long known: One of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel is airline or airport employees causing mayhem. “The greatest threat we have to aviation is the insider threat,” said Erroll Southers, a former FBI agent and transportation security expert. “Here we have an employee who was vetted…

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Samson’s Take: Cheating in the name of casual, temporary workers

The recent Daily Graphic story detailing how many in the informal job market work but starve certainly didn’t surprise many Ghanaians. However difficult the situation, there ought not be any justification for paying a worker ¢150.00 a month. It is unlawful to pay anything less than the minimum wage, and organized labour especially ought to do a lot more to ensure workers, however described, earn a decent living. The State must do even more as this clearly is a security threat. …

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Two big employers’ growth buoys top 100 list

For the most part, Northeast Ohio’s largest employers didn’t get much larger over the past year. To be fair, two of the biggest organizations on our 100 Largest Northeast Ohio Employers list did grow substantially. And that’s the main reason why total full-time equivalent employment rose by 2.4% among the 93 employers that submitted data in both 2017 and 2018. • TO SEE THE FULL LIST, BECOME A DATA MEMBER The median increase for that group, however, was 0% (a…

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Airplane Theft Shows Potential Dangers From Airline Workers, Experts Say « CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The theft of an empty plane by an airline worker who performed dangerous loops before crashing into a remote island in Puget Sound illustrated what aviation experts have long known: One of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel is airline or airport employees causing mayhem. “The greatest threat we have to aviation is the insider threat,” said Erroll Southers, a former FBI agent and transportation security expert. “Here we have an employee who was…

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When your job is just a big game

Grinding Gear Games was acquired by the world’s largest games publisher, Tencent. The video game developing industry is one of New Zealand’s fastest-growing creative careers, with both revenue and employment on the rise, according to new figures. An independent survey of New Zealand Game Developers Association studios employment in the sector grew 10 per cent and, as of March,  550 full-time professional game developers were working in New Zealand. Michael Vermeulen, New…

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CHERAMBOS: Strikes by medical workers should be arrested

By MICHAEL CHERAMBOSMore by this Author It seems the season of strikes is here with us again! And it is not the usual school boarding house-burning type. This has been taken care of, albeit temporarily, by the August holidays. It is the industrial action by employed adults that is setting in and it is worrying. The cost involved every time workers withdraw their labour is in most cases very injurious to the employer. In essence, that is what the withdrawal,…

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Seattle plane crash devastates family, raises questions on airport security

Richard Russell took off in a stolen plane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night, flew for about an hour with military jets chasing him and crashed the 76-seater Horizon Air plane in a wooded island, authorities said. Russell was the only person aboard, and did not survive, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said. “This is a complete shock to us,” the family said in a statement Saturday night. “We are devastated by these events, and Jesus is truly the…

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Police: Woman fired from job, attacks police officer – WLOX.com

A woman recently fired from her job refused to leave the business and is accused of attacking an officer when he tried to arrest her. (File photo) BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A woman is facing a felony charge for attacking a Biloxi police officer after she was fired from her job.  Authorities said officers were called to a Howard Avenue business for a report of disturbing the peace. The business told officers that Keisha Roxanne Moran, 35, had been fired and was making a scene.  Police said when officers…

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Checking Up … Our Public Workers and a Supervisor | Editorials

Thumbs up, with a grateful heart, to all of the municipal employees across Central Virginia who responded to Thursday night’s flooding emergency. Know that we deeply appreciate their dedication to their jobs and their sense of duty and public service. When the skies opened up late Thursday afternoon with no apparent end in sight, we knew something was out of the ordinary. Lightning, thunder, wind and rain that just didn’t seem to stop, with reports popping up on social media…

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Oman posts 7 percent increase in private sector employments for nationals

(MENAFN) The Central Bank of Oman (CBO) unveiled a 7 percent boost to have been recorded last year in the number of employments the private sector granted to Omanis. In its annual report, the CBO stated “employment scenario has been very challenging, despite economic activity gaining a momentum. The report noted “the employment provided to Omani nationals by the private sector, however, increased by seven per cent during 2017, which was notable given the limited employment capacity available in…

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Local Government Ministry Takes 3,500 Youth for Summer Employment Programme

More than 3,500 youth from all parishes will participate in the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development’s Youth Summer Employment Programme (YSEP). The programme, which starts officially on Monday, August 13, will now last for six weeks, having been extended for an additional two weeks over last year. Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, provided details of the project at Northern Caribbean University (NCU), in Mandeville, on August 9. “Not only have we increased the…

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Labor senator distressed by Husar inquiry

Labor senator distressed by Husar inquiry By Australian Associated Press Published: 21:23 EDT, 11 August 2018 | Updated: 21:23 EDT, 11 August 2018 Labor senator Kristina Keneally has described the investigation into her NSW colleague Emma Husar as distressing and is deeply unimpressed the allegations levelled against her were made public. Ms Husar, a first term MP for the western Sydney seat of Lindsay, announced on Wednesday she would not be contesting the next election after being accused of bullying…

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