EEOC Proposes Rules Update for Digital Charge System

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to update private sector procedural regulations to account for digital transmission of documents and communications between the EEOC and the parties. The proposed rule changes recognize the increasing reliance on digital technology by the EEOC and its stakeholders. This NPRM … Read moreEEOC Proposes Rules Update for Digital Charge System

The threat to English

My first piece for American Greatness is out today. It deals with the issue of language assimilation. A sample: For decades, immigration enthusiasts have offered conflicting assurances to skeptics who perceive a lack of assimilation among newcomers. Multiculturalism is a great gift to the United States, so why worry? Also, assimilation is proceeding apace, so, … Read moreThe threat to English

No. 983a: Updated ALERT, Advance Economic and Financial-Market 2018-2019 Review and Preview

(SGS Subscription required) • U.S. Economy and Markets Are Transitioning, and It Is Not Good News • Excessive FOMC Rate Hikes and Tightening of the Last Year Have Pushed the Economy to the Brink of a New Recession, Exacerbated by the Shutdown • Headline Back-to-Back First- and Second-Quarter 2019 GDP Contractions Likely Follow Still-Pending Reporting … Read moreNo. 983a: Updated ALERT, Advance Economic and Financial-Market 2018-2019 Review and Preview

“No” Is Not Enough

Here’s Howard Schultz at the Moore Theatre, telling his fellow Seattleites what is not possible. So you’re running for president—great! Stop telling us what you’re against and start telling us what you’re for. In a Medium post over the weekend, Howard Schultz said the response to his independent presidential flirtation was “beyond any expectation I had.” … Read more“No” Is Not Enough

“HOW DEMOCRATS SPAWNED THE BORDER CRISIS: Sacrificing national security on the altar of open borders.”

Hi Gang: My latest article appears in the February 19, 2019 edition of FrontPage Magazine:   HOW DEMOCRATS SPAWNED THE BORDER CRISIS: Sacrificing national security on the altar of open borders. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that those to … Read more“HOW DEMOCRATS SPAWNED THE BORDER CRISIS: Sacrificing national security on the altar of open borders.”

East Coast Labor Solutions and Related Staffing Firms to Pay $475,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin and Disability Discrimination Suit

East Coast Labor Solutions, East Coast Labor Solutions of West Virginia, Labor Solutions, and Labor Solutions of Alabama (“East Coast Labor”), four related staffing agencies under common ownership, have agreed to pay $475,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal lawsuit alleging national origin discrimination and failure to accommodate disabilities brought by the … Read moreEast Coast Labor Solutions and Related Staffing Firms to Pay $475,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin and Disability Discrimination Suit

Faith in the unelected

I have a new essay out this morning on the power of unelected officials within the government. It grew out of my frustration that judges are invoking “non-partisan experts” in the bureaucracy to strike down White House policies. Here’s a sample: Take Trump’s executive order that disqualified some transgender people from military service. In halting … Read moreFaith in the unelected

Debunking Deregulation: Bank Credit Guidance and Productive Investment

By Josh Ryan-Collins In academic and policy circles there is deep mistrust of public sector involvement in credit allocation, much more than in the credit allocation decisions made by commercial banks. This mistrust continues, despite […] The post Debunking Deregulation: Bank Credit Guidance and Productive Investment appeared first on Evonomics. Please follow and like us:

Debunking Deregulation: Bank Credit Guidance and Productive Investment

By Josh Ryan-Collins In academic and policy circles there is deep mistrust of public sector involvement in credit allocation, much more than in the credit allocation decisions made by commercial banks. This mistrust continues, despite […] The post Debunking Deregulation: Bank Credit Guidance and Productive Investment appeared first on Evonomics. Please follow and like us:

How to get Tax Refund in USA as Tourist, Resident for Shopping ? FAQs

America is one of the best places to buy clothes, electronics, etc. You get the best value for your money spent. As a tourist from Asia, if you compare, buying a Ralph Lauren Polo shirt at an outlet mall in US with decent 30% discount vs. buying the same shirt in Asia, it is literally … Read moreHow to get Tax Refund in USA as Tourist, Resident for Shopping ? FAQs

Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Already Lining Up To Weaponize Latest SCOTUS Ruling Against Gig Economy Companies

After the Supreme Court ruled a few weeks ago that independent contractors working “in interstate commerce” were exempt from arbitration pacts due to a broad interpretation of the Federal Arbitration Act (New Prime v. Oliveira), I wrote a blog post about how labor law commentator Ross Runkel wondered whether gig business ride-share drivers and others … Read morePlaintiffs’ Attorneys Already Lining Up To Weaponize Latest SCOTUS Ruling
Against Gig Economy Companies

What is the purpose of a corporation? (with William Lazonick and Lenore Palladino)

Nick, Goldy, and their guests William Lazonick and Lenore Palladino explain why “shareholder value maximization” is the world’s dumbest idea. William Lazonick: Professor of economics at University of Massachusetts Lowell, visiting Professor at University of Ljubljana, professeur associé at Institut Mines-Télécom in Paris, and professorial research associate, SOAS, University of London. His book ‘Sustainable Prosperity … Read moreWhat is the purpose of a corporation? (with William Lazonick and Lenore Palladino)

What is the purpose of a corporation? (with William Lazonick and Lenore Palladino)

Nick, Goldy, and their guests William Lazonick and Lenore Palladino explain why “shareholder value maximization” is the world’s dumbest idea.  William Lazonick: Professor of economics at University of Massachusetts Lowell, visiting Professor at University of Ljubljana, professeur associé at Institut Mines-Télécom in Paris, and professorial research associate, SOAS, University of London. His book ‘Sustainable Prosperity … Read moreWhat is the purpose of a corporation? (with William Lazonick and Lenore Palladino)

What is the purpose of a corporation?

Nick, Goldy, and their guests William Lazonick and Lenore Palladino explain why “shareholder value maximization” is the world’s dumbest idea. William Lazonick: Professor of economics at University of Massachusetts Lowell, visiting Professor at University of Ljubljana, professeur associé at Institut Mines-Télécom in Paris, and professorial research associate, SOAS, University of London. His book ‘Sustainable Prosperity … Read moreWhat is the purpose of a corporation?

USINPAC Condemns Deadly Terror Attack in Kashmir

Washington DC: In response to one of the deadliest terror attacks in Kashmir in decades in which 44 paramilitary soldiers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed, USINPAC issued immediate support for India. “We are united in issuing our heartfelt condolences and in condemning this cowardly act,” SanjayPuri, Chairman of USINPAC said. “We … Read moreUSINPAC Condemns Deadly Terror Attack in Kashmir

American Broadband Initiative to Expand Connectivity for all Americans

American Broadband Initiative to Expand Connectivity for all Americans February 15, 2019 ASowah@doc.gov Fri, 02/15/2019 – 13:48 Infrastructure Post by David Redl Expanding America’s broadband connectivity is critical to our nation’s economy, and a top priority for President Trump and the Department of Commerce. Today, we join with our partners in government to announce the … Read moreAmerican Broadband Initiative to Expand Connectivity for all Americans

BONUS: Yuval Harari – Unedited Conversation

When we talked with historian Yuval Harari, the best-selling author of Sapiens, Homo Deus, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, the conversation was so wide-ranging and so smart that we just couldn’t bear to leave any of it behind on the cutting room floor. So here’s the full, unedited interview on a range of … Read moreBONUS: Yuval Harari – Unedited Conversation

BONUS: Yuval Harari – Unedited Conversation

When we talked with historian Yuval Harari, the best-selling author of Sapiens, Homo Deus, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, the conversation was so wide-ranging and so smart that we just couldn’t bear to leave any of it behind on the cutting room floor. So here’s the full, unedited interview on a range of … Read moreBONUS: Yuval Harari – Unedited Conversation

EEOC Sues American Freight Furniture and Mattress for Systemic Sex-Based Discrimination in Hiring

American Freight Management Company, LLC d/b/a American Freight Furniture and Mattress violated federal anti-discrimination laws by engaging in systemic discrimination against female applicants, according to a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today. The lawsuit charges that American Freight refused to hire or even consider a class of female applicants for … Read moreEEOC Sues American Freight Furniture and Mattress for Systemic Sex-Based Discrimination in Hiring

Surrendering the Culture War

Pat Buchanan’s strong campaign challenge to sitting President George H.W. Bush in 1992 was derailed only through typical homegrown voting fraud. Allowed to address the Republican convention, Buchanan gave a speech that seems more prescient every day, as we watch America go the way of the Roman empire. “There is a religious war going on … Read moreSurrendering the Culture War

City of Jacksonville Agrees to Pay $4.9 Million to Settle Class Race Discrimination Lawsuit

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has resolved its race discrimination lawsuit against the Jacksonville Association of Fire Fighters, Local 122, IAFF. The EEOC’s lawsuit against the union was a companion case to the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice against the City of Jacksonville (Case No.3-12-cv-451-J-32MCR), which … Read moreCity of Jacksonville Agrees to Pay $4.9 Million to Settle Class Race Discrimination Lawsuit

International Trade Administration: Helping to Win the Fight Against Trade Barriers

Steven Presing is the Executive Director for Trade Agreements, Policy and Negotiations at the International Trade Administration (ITA) Here at the ITA, one of our strategic objectives is to enforce the nation’s trade laws and ensure compliance with our trade agreements. This allows U.S. businesses to compete both domestically and internationally on a level playing … Read moreInternational Trade Administration: Helping to Win the Fight Against Trade Barriers

Press Release: New CPA Study Shows Competitive US Dollar Could Produce Over 6 Million New Jobs

Groundbreaking study quantifies economic costs of overvalued dollar  Washington. A new study of the US economy from the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) economics team shows that the US dollar is overvalued by 27 percent. Adjusting the dollar to a competitive level would yield large benefits to the economy, including an estimated $1 trillion in additional … Read morePress Release: New CPA Study Shows Competitive US Dollar Could Produce Over 6 Million New Jobs

U.S. Commercial Service: Connecting Exporters with Resources Necessary for Global Success

Susan Crawford is part of the U.S. Commercial Service’s Integrated Strategic Communications Team focused on showcasing America’s Export Experts and bringing to light useful and publicly available export insights. When doing business globally, it’s all about who you know: Who can help determine the most promising markets for your product or service? Who can introduce … Read moreU.S. Commercial Service: Connecting Exporters with Resources Necessary for Global Success