Holiday Hiring Best Practices

​As the holiday season rapidly approaches, employers need to ensure that they have adequate bench strength to cover demand and provide excellent service—and that they’re adhering to all applicable laws and requirements governing seasonal employees. UPS announced that it expects to hire 100,000 workers for the peak holiday season this year, mostly nonpermanent but some full … Read moreHoliday Hiring Best Practices

Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivers Remarks at the Epstein Becker and Green 38th Annual Workforce Management Briefing

Thank you, David for your kind introduction and for helping to organize this event. Additionally, I would like to thank David Stone for extending the invitation for me to speak and for everyone here for taking the time listen to me. I serve as the assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Department … Read moreAssistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivers Remarks at the Epstein Becker and Green 38th Annual Workforce Management Briefing

Texas Physician Convicted in $16 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

A federal jury in Texas found a physician who was the owner and operator of a medical clinic in Houston, Texas, guilty today of participating in a $16 million Medicare fraud scheme in which she signed false and fraudulent “plans of care” and other medical documents for purported home health services. Please follow and like … Read moreTexas Physician Convicted in $16 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice Reaches Agreement Resolving Investigation of Virginia Department of Corrections Over Religious Practice Polices

The Department of Justice today announced that it reached an agreement with the Commonwealth of Virginia to resolve its investigation of the Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC), pursuant to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA), 42 U.S.C. §2000cc.  The investigation and agreement addressed VDOC’s five-person minimum for group worship and religious activities, … Read moreDepartment of Justice Reaches Agreement Resolving Investigation of Virginia Department of Corrections Over Religious Practice Polices

Joint Statement Announcing United States and Australian Negotiation of a CLOUD Act Agreement by U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton

The United States and Australia and have entered into formal negotiations for a bilateral agreement under the U.S. Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (the CLOUD Act), as the first step towards significantly boosting law enforcement cooperation between the two allies, with strong protections for rule of law, privacy and civil liberties. Please follow … Read moreJoint Statement Announcing United States and Australian Negotiation of a CLOUD Act Agreement by U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton

Congress to U.S. Tech Workers: Eat Cake!

For much of the summer, the House of Representatives obsessed over the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (HR 1044), a bad bill that would eliminate the traditional 7 percent country caps imposed on employment-based visas, largely H-1Bs. By so doing, the bill would ensure that the overwhelming majority of those coveted employment-based visas would go … Read moreCongress to U.S. Tech Workers: Eat Cake!

Banks will have to reclassify loans given to HDIL as fraud

Real estate developer HDIL is currently in default to various banks and has been admitted for proceedings under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. The company has been trying to come out of the process and had paid Rs 98 crore to Bank of India, which was incidentally raised from the Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) … Read moreBanks will have to reclassify loans given to HDIL as fraud

Introducing H-1B Database – Sponsors, Jobs, Salaries and Maps!

We’ve build a massive H-1B database that contains millions of records on H1B visa sponsors, job titles, foreign worker salaries, and work-site locations. Original data came from the Department of Labor’s LCA releases. In order to make it easier to find relevant data, we built three different portals that focus on different topics: Search h1b … Read moreIntroducing H-1B Database – Sponsors, Jobs, Salaries and Maps!

Brexit: the Banality of Treason, by Andrew Joyce

One of my all-time favourite fictional stories about the nature of political belief is Flannery O’Connor’s The Barber, published in 1948. This remarkable short story, written when O’Connor was just 20 years old, follows a number of interactions in the life of George Rayber, a college professor who decides to visit a new barber just… … Read moreBrexit: the Banality of Treason, by Andrew Joyce

Will the Russians Ever Learn?, by Paul Craig Roberts

Insult after insult after insult, and the pathetic Russian Foreign Ministry still asks, “do the American authorities have no wish to normalize the dialogue?” Of course they don’t. How much evidence does the Russian Foreign Ministry need? The Americans arrest the son of a Russian lawmaker abroad far outside any legal US jurisdiction—they kidnapped him—and… … Read moreWill the Russians Ever Learn?, by Paul Craig Roberts

Will the Democrats’ Treasonous Coup Against Trump Succeed?, by Paul Craig Roberts

The orchestrated coup to overthrow Trump based entirely on lies moves forward despite having been completely exposed, while the Trump administration’s indictments of the Obama era officials who organized the coup remain remote. It seems that the entirety of Washington, including Trump’s own administration, has organized against the outsider who would upset the privilege-ridden system…. … Read moreWill the Democrats’ Treasonous Coup Against Trump Succeed?, by Paul Craig Roberts

Federal Reserve’s Latest Bailouts More Proof Bad Times Ahead, by Ron Paul

Since September 17, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has pumped billions of dollars into the repurchasing (repo) market, the first such intervention since 2009. The Fed has announced that it will continue to inject as much as 75 billion dollars a day into the repo market until November 4. The repo market provides… … Read moreFederal Reserve’s Latest Bailouts More Proof Bad Times Ahead, by Ron Paul

Enough Is Enough: Scrap silly charges against 49 leading intellectuals. Don’t make Indian democracy a laughing stock

High-profile celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi’s leadership of India’s freedom struggle are rendered meaningless by repetitive and frivolous invocation of heavy-handed colonial-era laws, such as those pertaining to sedition, 72 years after independence. This was yet… Please follow and like us:

Im-Politic: Why Trump’s Ukraine China Ask Was So (Needlessly) Stupid

It’s lucky for President Trump that being stupid per se isn’t (yet?) grounds for impeachment, because if it was, his recent call for Beijing’s aid to investigate the Biden family’s possibly corrupt activities in China would surely qualify. In fact, it’s hard to think of a presidential action in recent memory that fails on so … Read moreIm-Politic: Why Trump’s Ukraine China Ask Was So (Needlessly) Stupid

Lee Stranahan On The Clinton State Department Crony Origin Of The Russian Collusion Hoax

Here’s an interesting thread by Lee Stranahan on how Clinton cronies at the State Department were building the Russian Collusion hoax story back in early 2016, before Fusion GPS hired Steele to assemble the fake dossier. So that’s TWO State Department employees being briefed by Steele; Jonathan Winer & Victoria Nuland. They both have Ukraine … Read moreLee Stranahan On The Clinton State Department Crony Origin Of The Russian Collusion Hoax

Second Whistleblower Comes Forward in Trump-Ukraine Scandal

“Second Whistleblower Comes Forward in Trump-Ukraine Scandal By VOA News October 6, 2019 10:48 AM A second whistleblower has come forward about U.S. President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, the lawyer representing the person said. Zaid also told the ABC News program  “This Week” that the individual is from the intelligence community, like the first … Read moreSecond Whistleblower Comes Forward in Trump-Ukraine Scandal

The Anatomy of MSNBC

More than any other media outlet, MSNBC embodies the politics and sensibility of Trump-era liberalism. But the network that many call the “liberal Fox News” wasn’t always liberal. MSNBC president Phil Griffin, Rachel Maddow, Lawrence O’Donnell, and Chris Matthews speak during an MSNBC panel on August 2, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Frederick M. Brown … Read moreThe Anatomy of MSNBC

Buying the Tory Party

The recent Tory Party conference featured a perp walk of corporate ghouls — from public service privatizers to gig economy scammers and arms industry lobbyists — rubbing shoulders with government ministers. Jake Berry (left), minister of state, speaks on a panel discussion on the second day of the Conservative Party conference on September 30, 2019 … Read moreBuying the Tory Party

You Might See Rides from GoGoGrandparent

Have you ever received a ride request from GoGoGrandparent? You may have wondered what it was about or how your ride might be different. It turns out, GoGoGrandparent is just another way for passengers to get around, linking passengers (usually elderly) without smartphones to transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber or Lyft. RSG contributor Paula … Read moreYou Might See Rides from GoGoGrandparent

‘Roja’ pair Arvind Swamy & Madhoo will be back together in new Hindi film

Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Madhoo and Arvind Swami, who starred Mani Ratnams 1992 superhit “Roja”, will be back together on screen in a new Hindi film. Actress Madhoo revealed this while interacting with the media at a fundraiser auction organised by fashion and jewellery designer Maheka Mirpuri for cancer patients along with John Abraham on Friday … Read more‘Roja’ pair Arvind Swamy & Madhoo will be back together in new Hindi film

The Left Can Win in Portugal

Today, Portugal votes on whether to reelect a government influenced by the radical left — or else turn back toward the failed austerity policies of the neoliberal center. Portuguese prime minister António Costa speaks during a press conference on October 9, 2016 in Beijing, China. (Naohiko Hatta / Getty Images) On November 6, 1975, Portugal’s … Read moreThe Left Can Win in Portugal

No, Sanders and Warren Don’t Need to Call a Truce

The Nation is calling for a “truce” between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. But they’re competing against each other in a primary, and a preemptive compromise does no service to either voters or their two different visions of change. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren embrace after the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre on … Read moreNo, Sanders and Warren Don’t Need to Call a Truce