CBA Trading Update Sep 19: OK But…

CBA, who is on a different reporting cycle to the other majors, released their trading update to 30th September 2019 today. These are unaudited numbers and included some one-off items, but generally it looks like CBA managed to navigate the complexities of the current market quite well. But its all a matter of relativity as … Read moreCBA Trading Update Sep 19: OK But…

Justice Dept. to SCOTUS: We Can’t Give Work Permits to DACA Migrants

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has quietly told the Supreme Court that it does not have the legal authority to issue work permits to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) migrants and has effectively invited the court to block the annual award of more than one million work permits to migrants. “If the [judges] make … Read moreJustice Dept. to SCOTUS: We Can’t Give Work Permits to DACA Migrants

The Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup—Because US Wanted It to Happen

  When the military forces the elected president to “step down” (New York Times, 11/10/19), there’s a four-letter word for that. Army generals appearing on television to demand the resignation and arrest of an elected civilian head of state seems like a textbook example of a coup. And yet that is certainly not how corporate … Read moreThe Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup—Because US Wanted It to Happen

Man who killed wife, himself in the US was jealous of Hrithik Roshan: Friends

New York, Nov 11 (IANS) A man who stabbed his wife to death and hung himself from a tree was “insanely jealous” of his wife’s fascination with Hrithik Roshan, media reports cited her friends as saying. Dineshwar Budhidat, 33, flew “into fits of rage” before the tragedy on Friday over Donne Dojoy, 27, liking the actor, … Read moreMan who killed wife, himself in the US was jealous of Hrithik Roshan: Friends

John Brennan’s CIA Trump Task Force, by Philip Giraldi

There is considerable evidence that the American system of government may have been victimized by an illegal covert operation organized and executed by the U.S. intelligence and national security community. Former Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper, former CIA Director John Brennan and former FBI Director Jim Comey appear to have played critical leadership roles…

Institution builders: It’s implausible TN Seshan would not have pushed back against electoral bonds 

TN Seshan, chief election commissioner from 1990-96, was one of India’s foremost institution builders. Along with Sukumar Sen, the CEC who oversaw independent India’s first election, Seshan has perhaps been the most consequential of election commissioners. If Sen was a pioneer at a time when over 85% of…

Most Aliens in Mississippi ICE Raids Stole Americans’ Identities

Mon, Nov 11th 2019 @ 3:12 pm EST Most of the 680 illegal immigrants nabbed in August’s immigration raids at poultry plants in Mississippi worked under stolen American identities, the Department of Homeland Security’s top investigator told the House Homeland Security Committee Thursday, rebuffing those who insisted the “undocumented” workers were doing no harm.

Im-Politic: Impeachment and the Mind of a Diplomat I

When the House of Representatives’ public impeachment hearings open this week, one of the star witnesses for the prosecution – and perhaps the star witness – is expected to be William B. Taylor, former chief U.S. envoy to Ukraine. His appeal to President Trump’s opponents is easy to understand, since he was both deeply involved … Read moreIm-Politic: Impeachment and the Mind of a Diplomat I

13% of staffing firms are joining human cloud instead of fighting it

Rather than fight the human cloud — electronically mediated work including online staffing — some traditional staffing firms are joining it. A report by Staffing Industry Analysts found that 13% of staffing firms are either partnering with a human cloud service to go to market or have bought or invested in one. The percentage was … Read more13% of staffing firms are joining human cloud instead of fighting it

BG Staffing transferring to New York Stock Exchange

BG Staffing Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN: BGSF) will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange effective Thursday, the company announced today. The Plano, Texas-based staffing provider currently trades on the NYSE American exchange. Plans call for BG Staffing to continue to use the stock symbol “BGSF.” “We believe as we build on our legacy growth business … Read moreBG Staffing transferring to New York Stock Exchange

Buyers on hook for subcontractor’s $1.6 million in wage violations in California

Two client companies in California are liable for $1.6 million in wage violations caused by a subcontractor, the California Labor Commissioner announced last week. “State law prohibits employers from entering into a contract that does not include sufficient funds to pay required wages,” Labor Commissioner Lilia García-Brower said. “Entities who contract with the lowest bidder … Read moreBuyers on hook for subcontractor’s $1.6 million in wage violations in California

US needs 62% more cybersecurity professionals

The US cybersecurity workforce needs to grow by 62% to close the skills gap, according to research by (ISC)², a nonprofit membership association of cybersecurity professionals. It estimates the US currently has 804,700 cybersecurity professionals, but it needs 498,480 more. “We’ve been evolving our research approach for 15 years to get to this point today, … Read moreUS needs 62% more cybersecurity professionals

AI’s biggest impact on workforce will be on factory floor (CNBC)

One of the biggest impacts of artificial intelligence on the workforce will be on the factory floor, Jim Goodnight, whom some consider the Godfather of AI, told CNBC. “The largest impact will be felt in the manufacturing industry on the factory floor,” Goodnight told CNBC. “Robots with computer vision will become more sophisticated. The process … Read moreAI’s biggest impact on workforce will be on factory floor (CNBC)

Uber economist fights back against $5.64 per hour estimate (Medium)

Alison Stein, economist at Uber Technologies Inc., responded in a post on Medium to the UC Berkeley Labor Center’s estimate that independent contractors would get only $5.64 per hour under a proposed California ballot measure sponsored by Uber, Lyft Inc. and other human cloud firms. The ballot measure aims to ensure that drivers remain independent … Read moreUber economist fights back against $5.64 per hour estimate (Medium)

The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Announces the Launch of the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building

The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Announces the Launch of the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building ASowah@doc.gov Mon, 11/11/2019 – 11:41 Monday, November 11, 2019 The Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs is currently soliciting nominations for the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building.   As outlined in … Read moreThe Office of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Announces the Launch of the Advisory Committee on Data for Evidence Building

All the Details on the Minimum Wage Uber and Lyft Want to Pay Drivers

Recently, a new group calling itself ‘Protect App-Based Drivers and Services’ (PABDASA) launched a new website in an attempt to shift public perception against California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). But what is PABDASA and will it benefit drivers? RSG contributor Gabe Ets-Hokin breaks down what you need to know about PABDASA below. California Assembly Bill 5 … Read moreAll the Details on the Minimum Wage Uber and Lyft Want to Pay Drivers

These IT companies are disqualified from applying for H-1B visas

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) A new study from National Foundation for American Policy shows that the US government is making things worse for major Indian IT companies. They revealed the denial rate of H-1B visas touched 24 per cent in the third quarter of the current fiscal year. Other than denial of H-1B visa petitions, … Read moreThese IT companies are disqualified from applying for H-1B visas

Fifth Annual National Apprenticeship Week Aims to Highlight Innovative Programs and Raise Awareness

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the start of National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) 2019. During NAW 2019, events are hosted across the country to celebrate the work of apprentices with thousands of participants nationwide. “National Apprenticeship Week shines a spotlight on the opportunities apprenticeships offer to workers and employers,” said U.S. … Read moreFifth Annual National Apprenticeship Week Aims to Highlight Innovative Programs and Raise Awareness

U.S. Secretary of Labor Scalia Statement Regarding Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia today issued the following statement regarding Veterans Day: “Every year on this day, Americans across the country put aside their daily activities to honor the sacrifice and bravery of our nation’s veterans. We at the Department of Labor join our fellow Americans in saluting the men … Read moreU.S. Secretary of Labor Scalia Statement Regarding Veterans Day

Record Low Temperatures-Wintry Weather for much of the Eastern 2/3rds of the U.S.

“Early Wintry Conditions for much of the Eastern 2/3rds of the U.S.; Warm and Stagnant Air in the West Arctic air will bring snow, freezing rain, gusty winds, and some of the coldest temperatures of the season east of the Rockies early this week. Heavy snow with potential for freezing rain will be possible for … Read moreRecord Low Temperatures-Wintry Weather for much of the Eastern 2/3rds of the U.S.

It Seems That the Entire Western Political World Consists of a Criminal and Media- Protected Pedophile Ring

It Seems That the Entire Western Political World Consists of a Criminal and Media- Protected Pedophile Ring https://russia-insider.com/en/politics/epsteingate-jewish-media-running-cover-pedophile-conspiracies-all-over-us-europe/ri27841 https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2019/11/08/child_rape_stories_are_too_stupid_for_abc_news_to_cover_141693.html https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/belgium/1456107/Judge-tells-of-murder-plots-to-block-Dutroux-investigation.html?wgu=275405_73669_15734803189958_274ab55754&wgexpiry=1581256318&WT.mc_id=tmgoff_paff-30828_subsoffers_basic_planit_us&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmgoff_paff-30828&utm_content=subsoffers_basic&utm_campaign=tmgoff_paff-30828_subsoffers_basic_planit_us https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/11381191/Margaret-Thatcher-warned-of-paedophile-scandal-secret-documents-reveal.html?wgu=275405_73669_15734799619305_7530cc8044&wgexpiry=1581255961&WT.mc_id=tmgoff_paff-30828_subsoffers_basic_planit_us&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmgoff_paff-30828&utm_content=subsoffers_basic&utm_campaign=tmgoff_paff-30828_subsoffers_basic_planit_us https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/feb/02/thatcher-peter-hayman-named-paedophile-archives The post It Seems That the Entire Western Political World Consists of a Criminal and Media- Protected Pedophile Ring appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org.

As Congress Ponders the “Future of Work,” it Faces Divergent Interests Within the Gig Economy

As we reported just a few weeks ago, Congress has begun to gather information and consider the “future of work,” with considerable emphasis on the role of the gig economy. Although this emergency economy is growing rapidly, tension is also growing within its ranks. In particular, gig workers are attracted to earning money while maintaining … Read moreAs Congress Ponders the “Future of Work,” it Faces Divergent Interests
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Feminism and Immigrant-Invaders Destroyed Europe

Feminism and Immigrant-Invaders Destroyed Europe Paul Craig Roberts In Sweden the rape of white Swedish women by black immigrant-invaders never stops. In the latest outrage four black Eritreans forced a 13 year old Swedish girl into a bathroom and took turns raping her while filming the gang rape. According to the news report, the vaginal … Read moreFeminism and Immigrant-Invaders Destroyed Europe

Nikki Haley shares advice for immigrants to advance in the US

New York, Nov 11 (IANS) Nikki Haley, the first and only Indian-American to attain the status of a member of the US cabinet has shared a piece of advice from her mother that propelled the child of Sikh immigrants to the high office: “Your job is not to show them how you’re different. Your job is … Read moreNikki Haley shares advice for immigrants to advance in the US