Public Charge Rule – Blocked by Courts – Official Orders, Summary

As many of you know the Public Charge Rule impacting H1B, H4, F1, L1 and many other visa holders is set to be effective from October 15th, 2019. In fact, USCIS even released new forms like I-539 with Public Charge info. In the past couple of months, we had over a dozen lawsuits nationwide. After … Read morePublic Charge Rule – Blocked by Courts – Official Orders, Summary

First time in FY20, credit expands in single digit

Reflecting the deepening economic crisis arising from both structural and cyclical issues and a massive fall in consumption demand, bank credit growth rate, for the first time this fiscal, slowed to single digit at 8.8 per cent to Rs 97.71 lakh crore during the fortnight to September 27, according the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) … Read moreFirst time in FY20, credit expands in single digit

Honda, Toyota set to skip Auto Expo in February

Hero Moto, TVS, Royal Enfield, Honda Cars, Toyota, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover and Audi have decided to give the biennial Auto Expo a miss. With the industry remaining under a prolonged slump, the focus has been on cost conservation and “practical spending”, forcing many to opt out of the expo. However Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Tata … Read moreHonda, Toyota set to skip Auto Expo in February

Industrial output sees fastest fall in 7 yrs in Aug

The country’s industrial output slumped the most in nearly seven years and contracted for the first time in over two years. The slump was led by a sharp decline in the crucial manufacturing, capital goods and consumer durables sectors. The capital goods sector, seen as a key gauge of industrial activity, contracted 21% in August … Read moreIndustrial output sees fastest fall in 7 yrs in Aug

PMC: ED traces Wadhawans’ land worth Rs 3,500 cr

ED has traced around 2,100 acres of land controlled by HDIL and its promoter Rakesh Wadhawan and his son Sarang aka Sunny. These land parcels are located in seven different villages in the Vasai-Palghar belt. The land, believed to be worth about Rs 3,500 crore, will be attached by the ED. The Wadhawans along with … Read morePMC: ED traces Wadhawans’ land worth Rs 3,500 cr

Indian Embassy lists steps taken for normalcy in Kashmir

Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) The Indian Embassy in Washington has listed out the steps being taken by the Indian government to bring about normalcy in Jammu and Kashmir since revocation of its special status, including organizing of elections to 310 block development councils on October 24. In a note detailing the actual ground situation in J&K … Read moreIndian Embassy lists steps taken for normalcy in Kashmir

Turkey Beats the War Drums, by Eric Margolis

More war in wretched Syria. Half the population is now refugees; entire cities lie shattered by bombing; bands of crazed gunmen run rampant; US, French, Israeli and Russian warplanes bomb widely. Now, adding to the chaos, President Donald Trump has finally given Turkey, NATO’s second military power, the green light to invade parts of northeastern… … Read moreTurkey Beats the War Drums, by Eric Margolis

‘The Public Is Clearly on the Side of Net Neutrality’

Janine Jackson interviewed Free Press’s Craig Aaron about the net neutrality setback for the October 4, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link Janine Jackson: A federal appeals court has ruled that it was OK for the FCC, over the overwhelming, openly stated will of … Read more‘The Public Is Clearly on the Side of Net Neutrality’

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: What the Mini-Deal Says About Trump’s China Policy

The “Phase One” min-deal reached by the United States and China tamping down bilateral trade tensions for the moment, speaks volumes about the three major forces that are now driving President Trump’s China policy, and that will keep shaping it through the next U.S. election – though not always in consistent ways. They are: >the … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: What the Mini-Deal Says About Trump’s China Policy

U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Guide For Educational Institutions with Federal Contracts

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released a new Technical Assistance Guide (TAG) for Educational Institutions to assist them in meeting their legal requirements and responsibilities as federal contractors. OFCCP published the new TAG to reflect current regulations and provide practical, useful compliance assistance resources for … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Guide For Educational Institutions with Federal Contracts

EEOC Sues Sikorsky Global Helicopters for Racial Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a Stratford, Conn.-based manufacturer of helicopters for commercial and military use, violated federal law when it subjected a class of African American employees to racial harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today. The EEOC also charged Sikorsky with refusing to hire a temporary employee … Read moreEEOC Sues Sikorsky Global Helicopters for Racial Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

PCR Interviewed by Sputnik News on the “Trump Impeachment”

PCR Interviewed by Ekaterina Blinova, Sputnik News https://sputniknews.com/analysis/201910111077022311-whistleblower-complaint-null-void-dems-impeachment-push-has-no-legitimacy/  Whistleblower Complaint Null & Void, Dems’ Impeachment Push Has No Legitimacy – Former US Official On 8 October, the White House made it clear that it would not participate in the so-called “impeachment inquiry” hastily kicked off by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on 24 September without a … Read morePCR Interviewed by Sputnik News on the “Trump Impeachment”

From a reader: The Last Real American Died in 2003

From a reader: The Last Real American Died in 2003 Charles Bronson was the last American man, as American men were portrayed in movies. Since his passing we have effete feminized semi-men. These are not men capable of protecting their women, as we see in Sweden and Germany, where the semi-men stand aside while the … Read moreFrom a reader: The Last Real American Died in 2003

An Unfaithful Servant of Imperialism: The Real Reason for the Attacks on Trump

An Unfaithful Servant of Imperialism: The Real Reason for the Attacks on Trump https://www.mintpressnews.com/unfaithful-servant-imperialism-reason-trump-facing-impeachment/262275/  The post An Unfaithful Servant of Imperialism: The Real Reason for the Attacks on Trump appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org. Please follow and like us:

Energy staffing platform announces $300 million funding round

RigUp, an online staffing platform for the energy industry, announced it raised $300 million in a series D funding round. It brings total funding raised by the firm to $450 million. Austin, Texas-based RigUp matches contact workers with energy companies in the upstream, renewables, midstream and downstream sectors, according to the company. Gross service volume … Read moreEnergy staffing platform announces $300 million funding round

World may avoid recession, but separate report says US manufacturing is already in one

Overall, the global economy will avoid a recession — assuming no escalation of major geo-political risk — and improve in 2020, The Conference Board said in a report released Thursday. However, a separate report by The Wall Street Journal found that 65.3% of private-sector economists said the US manufacturing sector is in a recession, The … Read moreWorld may avoid recession, but separate report says US manufacturing is already in one

World may avoid recession, but separate report says US manufacturing is in one

The overall, global economy will avoid a recession — assuming no escalation of major geo-political risk — and improve in 2020, The Conference Board said in a report released Thursday. However, a separate report by The Wall Street Journal found that 65.3% of private-sector economists said the US manufacturing sector was in a recession, The … Read moreWorld may avoid recession, but separate report says US manufacturing is in one

Infosys revenue up 10% in fiscal second quarter

IT services firm Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) reported revenue rose 9.9% in its fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30; the increase was 11.4% in constant currency. The fastest revenue growth was in India. (US$ millions) Q2 2020 Q2 2019 % change % constant currency Revenue $3,210 $2,921 9.9% 11.4% Gross profit $1,070 $1,037 3.2%   … Read moreInfosys revenue up 10% in fiscal second quarter

Canada adds 53,700 jobs in September with gains in full-time and self-employed

Canada added 53,700 jobs in September from August for total employment of almost 19.2 million with growth in full-time jobs and among the self-employed, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by Statistics Canada. The number of full-time jobs rose by 70,000 but that was partially offset by a decline of 16,300 part-time jobs. Employment … Read moreCanada adds 53,700 jobs in September with gains in full-time and self-employed

Uber to acquire Latin America-based grocery delivery platform

Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) announced today that it will acquire Cornershop, a grocery delivery platform based in Santiago, Chile. The deal is expected to close early next year subject to regulatory approval. Plans call for Cornershop to operate under its current leadership, but Uber will have majority representation on its board. “In 2015 we … Read moreUber to acquire Latin America-based grocery delivery platform

People: Field Nation, Advanced Group, Korn Ferry, TalentRise, CareerArc, AtWork

B2B online staffing provider Field Nation named Jason Woods as CFO. Woods has more than 20 years of experience in finance and leadership. Woods most recently served at SAP Concur, where he held several senior finance roles, including CFO. Staffing firm Advanced Group named Jeffrey Wolniakowski as chief information officer. Wolniakowski previously served as CIO … Read morePeople: Field Nation, Advanced Group, Korn Ferry, TalentRise, CareerArc, AtWork