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13 min ago | Washington Times
Female TSA officers are in such high demand to conduct pat-downs that they get pigeonholed as checkpoint workers and miss out on chances for other experience that would earn them promotions, a top member of Congress said Female officers are required to pat down women travelers and also are preferred for pat-downs for children, which means that they ... (more)
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Proposed minimum wage hike advances in Missouri on KSDK.com: http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/politics/2014/03/12/proposed-minimum-wage-hike-advances-in-missouri/6316433/ Five states have passed measures to raise the minimum wage this year, according to data published by the National Conference of State Legislators.
President Barack Obama this week will seek to force U.S. businesses to pay more overtime to millions of workers, the latest move by his administration to confront corporations that have had soaring profits even as wages have stagnated.
First, NACD commented, the proposal will force employers to disclose sensitive information to the public that can easily be manipulated, mischaracterized, and misused for reasons wholly unrelated to safety and subject employers to illegitimate attacks and employees to violations of their privacy.
Weather has pummeled the American labor market this winter. Yet job creation was stronger than expected in February, despite the exceptionally cold and wintery weather experienced by much of the country.
At a recent McDonough city council meeting, resident Barbara Coleman, founder of MBC Training and Recruiting Service, presented statistics on the unemployment rate of previously incarcerated individuals.
Other examples of religious garb or grooming that could conflict with workplace policies include a Sikh turban, a Pentecostal Christian or Orthodox Jewish woman's practice of not wearing pants or short skirts, or hair length observances such as Sikh uncut hair and beard, or Jewish peyes.
The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday proposed a rule requiring pension plan service providers to offer a guide to help employers navigate disclosures about fees and potential conflicts of interest.
The town hall's promise to sack companies indulging in the "immoral practice" of illegal blacklisting is set to come into force today.
A bill before the legislature's Public Safety and Security Committee would provide coverage to state or municipal employees diagnosed with the disorder after visually witnessing a traumatic event or visually witnessing the aftermath.
Perceptions regarding obesity are changing in the courthouse and the medical community.
"For the past 10 years, she brought joy to the patrons and staff. She will be greatly missed," the message says.
"A robust job market is one of the most important components of a bustling economy," noted research firm Gallup in its monthly survey of jobs data .
One of 2013's hallmarks in the labor and employment field is the aggressive stance taken by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , which enforces federal anti-discrimination laws.
The word "sex" was added to the act as a last-minute amendment by a senator who opposed racial integration and may have hoped to thereby kill the bill entirely.
A longtime Pittsburgh-based industrial painting company has agreed to pay more than $25,000 in back wages and damages to 26 painters who were defrauded of appropriate pay, the Department of Labor has announced.