WASHINGTON, DC – During the National Council for the American Worker meeting held today at the White House, U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia announced a Veterans’ Employment Challenge competition aimed at developing a new tool to help transitioning service members of the military in their job searches. Employers recognize the value that veterans offer, yet may … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Announces $1 Million Competition To Better Connect Transitioning Service Members and Employers
From 31st October 2019, the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act 2019 came into force breaking the then state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Apart from the…
An unintended side effect of the debate on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) is the possible impact on relations with Bangladesh. Union home minister Amit Shah, during the debate on the bill in the…
Holiday Fire Safety December 11, 2019 KCPullen@doc.gov Wed, 12/11/2019 – 11:00 Water your Christmas tree every day. Keep your Christmas tree as least 3 feet away from heat sources like fireplaces, radiators, space heaters, candles and heat vents. U.S. Fire Administration Every year in the U.S., fire departments respond to an estimated 210 home fires … Read moreHoliday Fire Safety
Looking to save money the next time you fill up at the gas station? Senior RSG contributor Paula Gibbins found the top 8 best gas apps to help you save more no matter where you fill up. If there’s one thing that a rideshare driver can’t get enough of, it’s saving on gas. It’s an expense we … Read moreThese 8 Apps Will Save You Money on Gas
Burgers & Beer, a Southern California food chain based in El Centro, Calif., has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.
At 1PM today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida public schools will begin requiring all High School Seniors to pass a civics exam similar to the test required for immigrants to be granted Naturalized citizenship. Florida Citizens’ Alliance was present by invitation when the governor made his announcement in Naples… The post Florida high schools … Read moreFlorida high schools will now require students to pass a citizenship type test
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) An Indian businessman extradited to the US from the Czech Republic has admitted in a federal court that he illegally imported to the US pharmaceutical drugs with a tendency to create addiction problems, according to officials. Jeetendra Harish Belani, 37, of Nagpur made the admission in the Pittsburgh federal court before … Read moreIndian businessman extradited to US admits to drug-smuggling charges
India’s federal cabinet has approved easier lending rules for shadow banks, the government said on Wednesday, to help them get more access to funds. The government said it would allow state-run banks to get partial guarantees against the purchase of BBB+ rated securities of these shadow banks in addition to existing norms for AA or … Read moreGovernment eases lending rules for weak shadow banks
Michael Goodwin, a New York Post columnist who began his journalism career at The New York Times, last month wrote a two-part commentary that chronicled the long, steady erosion of reporting integrity. Although Goodwin focused on the Times, his observations that bias has become common in the mainstream media easily applies to many publications. Editors … Read moreEt Tu, Fortune? Bias infests once respected magazine
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills to improve detection and safe handling of opioids that will help ensure police officers, customs officials, and other Homeland Security safety personal are better protected from exposure while working to prevent the influx of opioids entering the United States. The House passed H.R. 4761, … Read moreOpioid Detection, Prevention Bills Pass the House
There’s a myth about homelessness: that if an area has a problem with it, it’s obvious. The public may not do much to help, but they can at least see homeless people are there, sleeping in tents under bridges or … Continue reading → The post A Different Kind of Homelessness in Rural America appeared … Read moreA Different Kind of Homelessness in Rural America
“Newspeak” was the expression coined in George Orwell’s novel 1984 to describe the ambiguous or deliberately misleading use of language to make political propaganda and narrow the “thought options” of those who are on the receiving end. In the context of today’s political discourse, or what passes for the same, it would be interesting to know what … Read moreThe Fraud of Anti-Semitism Exposed
There are many possible suspects The Julian Assange drama drags on. Though he continues to sit in a top security British prison awaiting developments in his expected extradition to the United States, the Spanish High Court has been given permission to interview him. Assange is claiming that the Spanish company contracted with by the Ecuadorean government … Read moreWho Spied on Julian Assange?
It’s one of the countless cute scenes in the 2003 holiday classic Love Actually (and yes that’s how fast classics are being minted in this speed century). Mark, who has been the best man at…
I know I’ve lavished a lot of time and attention to the clown car updates, but there are several other 2020 races worth looking at, some of them right here in Texas. A bunch of Democrats are lining up to challenge Republican incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate. Now that the filing deadline has … Read moreHandicapping the 2020 Texas Senate Race
Is Feminism Is Driving Men from Universities and Marginalizing Men in Society? http://www.unz.com/article/the-criminalization-of-masculinity/ http://www.unz.com/article/women-in-universities-ius-provost-lauren-robel-dean-idie-kesner-show-why-women-in-universities-are-not-a-good-thing/ The post Is Feminism Is Driving Men from Universities and Marginalizing Men in Society? appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org.
Who Is Behind the Opioid Scandal? https://russia-insider.com/en/conservatism-inc-completely-corrupt-think-tank-lied-pr-jewish-company-pushing-opioids-aei-tucker The post Who Is Behind the Opioid Scandal? appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org.
Stockholm: Indian-American economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, and his French-American wife Esther Duflo were conferred the Nobel Prize for Economics in Sweden here, alongside their American colleague Michael Kremer. Unlike other laureates, who arrived in tuxedos and fancy Red Carpet dresses, the couple glorified the prestigious occasion in traditional Indian attire. Abhijit wore a black bandhgala … Read moreAbhijit Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo woo netizens in Indian wear at Nobel award ceremony
Over 21,400 Indian websites were hacked this year up to October, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. “As per the information reported to and tracked by CERT-In, a total number of 33,147, 30,067, 17,560 and 21,467 Indian websites were hacked during the year 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 (till October), respectively,” minister of state for electronics … Read more21,467 Indian websites hacked in 2019 till October
Every single opponent to the CAB in Parliament House and on media channels spoke about the Muslims and their rights but none of them, not one, spoke about the miseries and the unending pains of…
With pressure on revenue collection, the goods and services tax rates and slabs may be raised during the GST Council meeting next week. The all-powerful GST Council, headed by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, is set to meet on December 18 in the backdrop of lower-than-expected GST collection and pending compensation to many states.
Many aeons ago in my childhood reading a story book was a treat. It was the equivalent of a having a lovely, sumptuous dessert at the end of a meal and the experience was savoured…
As soon as we show up for work, our much-vaunted free speech goes out the window. But when we win full employment and don’t fear losing our jobs, we can tell the boss what we really think. Leo Panitch pointed out that full employment enabled workers to say, “Fuck you, boss,” without having to fear … Read moreWe Should Be Free to Say “Fuck You” to the Boss
Virtues over Pleasures: In the last some centuries we’ve adopted Bhoga, gratification, insatiability, pleasure as the aim and purpose of work and life. We seem to have forgotten our time-tested wisdom that wealth and pleasures are…
Government’s Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, which is likely to be tabled in the Lok Sabha later this week, does little to inspire confidence in protecting personal data. According to the bill, government proposes to…
US Department of Labor “found Munger Bros., Crowne Cold Storage LLC, and Sarbanand Farms LLC violated the H-2A program by unlawfully giving preferential hiring treatment to temporary foreign agricultural workers; and for failing to recruit, contact and re-hire U.S. workers, including those previously hired through farm labor contractors” (US DOL, Dec. 9, 2019) Americans Please … Read moreStop HR 5038: Companies Fined for Hiring Foreign H-2A Workers Instead of US Workers; HR 5038 Expands H-2A & Amnesties Illegals; Americans Call Congress; Vote is Today (Wed)
The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor (Department) is issuing this document to advise the public of an extension to the public comment period. Initially, the proposed rule established a public comment period from November 7, 2019 through December 9, 2019. The Department has extended the deadline for submitting public comments … Read moreTrade Adjustment Assistance for Workers
published 2019-12-10 22:23:29 by Frank Miles The Pentagon‘s independent investigations office announced Tuesday that it will evaluate the legality of the Trump administration’s use of the military at the U.S. border with Mexico. Glenn Fine, the acting inspector general (IG) of the Defense Department who had served as the Justice Department IG for 11 years, said his probe will … Read morePentagon to evaluate legality of putting troops at US-Mexico border
APRA remains in a low risk bubble, according to their paper today, which keeps the counter-cyclical buffer at 0. However they flag that may change ahead. I have to say this seems perverse, given the high debt levels and low economic performance and increased risks. Plain weird, and a million miles off the Reserve Bank … Read moreAPRA flags setting countercyclical capital buffer at non-zero default level
Uddhav Thackeray’s roller coaster ride to the chief ministership of Maharashtra reaffirms the supremacy of the democratic principle in electoral politics that a party or a coalition commanding majority in the legislative house alone should be constitutionally allowed to assume…
From the excellent James Mitchell, at The Adviser. If the prudential regulator was hoping to provide clarity on MySuper products it has failed miserably. Call me ignorant, but when APRA announced the launch of its MySuper heatmap, I didn’t envision downloading an Excel spreadsheet and navigating multiple tabs in order to decipher what the hell … Read moreAPRA’s MySuper Heatmap Is A Nightmare
Governor Lowe spoke at the Australian Payments Network Summit yesterday. He discussed the rise of electronic transactions, especially though the New Payments Platform, the high relative costs of international retail payments, and the need for, and potential of a Strong Digital Identity System. He also highlighted the decline in cash transactions which now accounts for … Read moreRBA Advocates A Strong Digital Identity System