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Recognizing Hong Kong’s bilateral relationship with the United States, condemning the interference of the People’s Republic of China in Hong Kong’s affairs, and supporting the people of Hong Kong’s right to protest. (10/15/2019 legislative day) Please follow and like us:

Remarks By Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Federalist Society

Remarks By Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Federalist Society KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 10/15/2019 – 15:06 Export and investment promotion AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank you, Dean, for that kind introduction. And for the opportunity to discuss the Trump Administration’s trade policy and how … Read moreRemarks By Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Federalist Society

Trump’s Lawyers Support Obama’s DACA Work Permits for Illegals

The Department of Justice is backing President Barack Obama’s award of work permits to roughly 800,000 ‘DACA’ illegal immigrants. The government buried its support for Obama’s DACA work permits on page 15a of the legal brief submitted to the Supreme Court last November by Solicitor General Noel Francisco. The plea says that work permits for … Read moreTrump’s Lawyers Support Obama’s DACA Work Permits for Illegals

5 steps to help employees adjust to technology changes

New technology changes can have a positive impact not just on how people work, but on your office culture as well. But sometimes technology changes can intimidate and alienate employees who are comfortable working in traditional systems and procedures, and have trouble adjusting. It’s normal for workers to at first be apprehensive to big changes … Read more5 steps to help employees adjust to technology changes

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Now What in the U.S.-China Trade War?

This is the second working day since the United States and China reached what the Trump administration is calling a “Phase One” trade deal with Beijing last Friday, and the questions surrounding the agreement still far outweigh what’s known. That alone should tell you that towering obstacles continue blocking any confident assessment of where the … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Now What in the U.S.-China Trade War?

Joe Biden Isn’t an Electable Candidate

Donald Trump couldn’t ask for a better competitor for the presidency than Joe Biden, whose strategy appears to be a rerun of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign minus the brainpower. Biden isn’t the “electable” candidate — Bernie Sanders is. Joe Biden gestures to the crowd at the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and CNN’s presidential town hall … Read moreJoe Biden Isn’t an Electable Candidate

Hays gross profit up 1% in fiscal Q1 amid tougher macroeconomic conditions

Global staffing firm Hays plc reported net fees, or gross profit, rose 1% in its fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30 compared to the same quarter last year amid tougher business conditions. Gross profit also rose 1% at the UK-based company on a “like-for-like” basis, which represents organic growth of continuing operations at constant currency. … Read moreHays gross profit up 1% in fiscal Q1 amid tougher macroeconomic conditions

Freelancer.com reports fastest-growing jobs in Q3 include data analytics, virtual assistant

Data analytics and virtual assistant jobs ranked among the fastest-growing jobs on Freelancer.com’s online staffing platform in the third quarter, the company reported today. Its report detailed all the fastest-growing and fastest-decreasing jobs posted on its platform. The number of data analytics jobs rose by 58.89% in the third quarter from the second while the … Read moreFreelancer.com reports fastest-growing jobs in Q3 include data analytics, virtual assistant

Hire Dynamics names CEO

A new CEO is taking the helm at Hire Dynamics. The Atlanta-based provider of commercial staffing on Monday announced its new CEO is Billy Milam. “Billy is not a traditional leader nor is Hire Dynamics a typical staffing company,” said Dan Campbell, founder and executive chairman of Hire Dynamics. “He brings an informed perspective to … Read moreHire Dynamics names CEO

Workers trust robots more than their managers, survey says

Workers would trust a robot more than their manager, according to research released today by Oracle and Future Workplace, a research firm. They found that 64% of people around the globe would trust a robot more than their manager and half have turned to a robot instead of their manager for advice. It also found … Read moreWorkers trust robots more than their managers, survey says

Indeed and expanding beyond online job advertising — Staffing quote of the week

“Our core business of online job advertising has grown significantly over the last few years, and we will continue to expand our business on a global scale. At the same time, we will seek to expand into new markets beyond our existing online job advertising business,” wrote Hisayuki Idekoba, head of HR Technology at Recruit … Read moreIndeed and expanding beyond online job advertising — Staffing quote of the week

Uber announces 350 layoffs in last round of reductions (SFGate)

Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) is laying off 350 employees from its food delivery, autonomous vehicles, safety, insurance and other teams, SFGate reports. The layoffs were announced in an email to employees on Monday, which also stated this was the last round of reductions. Uber laid off 435 in September and 400 in July. Please … Read moreUber announces 350 layoffs in last round of reductions (SFGate)

On the Whistleblower Kerfuffle, Imagine a Different Scenario

Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Imagine . . . If in early 2015, some White House staffers transcribing confidential presidential calls were disturbed about one conversation that President Obama had with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif. The two allegedly had confidentially discussed the staggered release of some $1.7 billion in … Read more → Please … Read moreOn the Whistleblower Kerfuffle, Imagine a Different Scenario

Oil minister Pradhan flexes India’s market muscle for better OPEC terms

At a meeting with OPEC secretary-general Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo here, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan sought lower OSP (official selling price), credit period of 90 days against 30 days at present, freight discount and open credit based on credit worthiness of Indian state-run refiners who are the main importers. Please follow and like us:

What’s at Stake in Chicago’s Two Public Education Strikes

The Chicago Teachers Union and SEIU Local 73 are poised to strike in Chicago. This is no ordinary educators’ strike: the two unions are fighting together for an end to poverty wages in schools; forcing the district to hire more social workers, nurses, and librarians; and winning housing relief for both teachers and homeless students. … Read moreWhat’s at Stake in Chicago’s Two Public Education Strikes

Eric Holder to 2020 Dems: Tone Down Immigration Rhetoric or Lose

Every week, immigration stories demonstrate how frustratingly elusive, even after decades, common sense reform that would benefit immigrants and citizens alike remains. A recent story sampling: sustained border surges and inadequate enforcement have pushed the immigration court backlog to an impossible-to-process 1 million-plus cases; illegal border crossings hit a 12-year high as border patrol agents … Read moreEric Holder to 2020 Dems: Tone Down Immigration Rhetoric or Lose

RSG110: The Black Car Babe on Driving Rideshare in New York City

Recently, we launched a new podcast called The Rideshare Dojo with Jay Cradeur. In this episode, I’ll be highlighting a new episode he just released with The Black Car Babe. This is a really unique episode not simply because the guest is a female driver, but also because we get to hear the perspective of … Read moreRSG110: The Black Car Babe on Driving Rideshare in New York City

Indian H-1B Visa Workers Protest Senator, Demand More Green Cards

Indian H-1B visa workers are pressuring Illinois Democrat Sen. Dick Durbin to quit his opposition to a bill that gives fast-track green cards and citizenship to Indians who agree to take jobs from American college graduates. The H-1B visa workers in the United States are not citizens or even green card holders, but they are … Read moreIndian H-1B Visa Workers Protest Senator, Demand More Green Cards

New Public Charge Rule for US Visa Stampings – H1B, H4, L1, B1, F1

Starting from Today, October 15th, 2019, US Department of State will apply new public charge rule guidelines to assess all visa stampings done at US Consulates and Embassies across the world. In short, from today, the Consular Officer or Visa officer assessing your US Visa application, during visa interview, will evaluate your application based on … Read moreNew Public Charge Rule for US Visa Stampings – H1B, H4, L1, B1, F1

Indian H-1B Visa Workers Protest Senator, Demand More Green Cards

published 2019-10-15 00:19:43 by Neil Munro Indian H-1B visa workers are pressuring Illinois Democrat Sen. Dick Durbin to quit his opposition to a bill that gives fast-track green cards and citizenship to Indians who agree to take jobs from American college graduates. The H-1B visa workers in the United States are not citizens or even … Read moreIndian H-1B Visa Workers Protest Senator, Demand More Green Cards

Singh brothers said Rs 1k cr siphoned off in RFL case

The economic offences wing (EOW) of Delhi Police told a court here on Tuesday that Fortis Healthcare’s former promoters Malvinder Singh and his brother Shivinder, arrested for allegedly misappropriating funds of Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL), have disclosed that an amount of about Rs 1,000 crore has been transferred to various persons from the entities linked … Read moreSingh brothers said Rs 1k cr siphoned off in RFL case

CBP commissioner Morgan says Mexico has ‘stepped up’ in stopping migrants from reaching US border

published 2019-10-15 11:12:52 by Joshua Nelson Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan said on Tuesday that Mexican authorities have “stepped up” in stopping migrant caravans from reaching the U.S. border. “They really are acting as true partners seeing this is a regional crisis,” Morgan said on “Fox & Friends.” A caravan of roughly 2,000 migrants bound … Read moreCBP commissioner Morgan says Mexico has ‘stepped up’ in stopping migrants from reaching US border

Today’s Amerika

Today’s Amerika NO SAFE SPACES Trailer (Opens October 25, 2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTOQGvXbZY8 “If we really want to stand for freedom in its most fundamental essence, we cannot accept to be herded into the intellectual cages of the “authorized” political discourse. All the lobbies which ceaselessly endeavor to silence dissent and impose their views and agenda upon … Read moreToday’s Amerika

USPTO Meets Critical Goals to Reduce Patent Examination Pendency

USPTO Meets Critical Goals to Reduce Patent Examination Pendency October 15, 2019 KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 10/15/2019 – 10:49 Intellectual property USPTO Graphic on Patent Examination Pendency Goals U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Post by Andrei Iancu For many years, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been working to reduce patent pendency times. … Read moreUSPTO Meets Critical Goals to Reduce Patent Examination Pendency

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Circumvention Inquiries into Imports of Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, and Indonesia

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Circumvention Inquiries into Imports of Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, and Indonesia KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 10/15/2019 – 10:40 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 11, 2019 Department of Commerce (202) 482-2000 Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new inquiries into imports of uncoated paper from … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Circumvention Inquiries into Imports of Uncoated Paper from Australia, Brazil, China, and Indonesia

What Liberals Miss About Trump Country

Liberal pundits look at Trump voters and see a monolithic mass of reactionary resentment. But class matters — poor Republicans actually tend to hold progressive views on the economy. A sign encouraging voters to vote Republican on November 4, 2008 just outside rural Elizabeth, Colorado. Marc Piscotty / Getty Images The effects of Donald Trump’s … Read moreWhat Liberals Miss About Trump Country

10 Disability Policy Questions Every Presidential Candidate Should Answer

The 2020 election has already seen an unprecedented level of engagement of the disability community by candidates. Differing approaches—from integrating disability as a lens across issues that include, but are not limited to, housing, democracy, and children’s issues, to stand-alone platforms that address parts of the communities and cover various intersections of race, gender, immigration, … Read more10 Disability Policy Questions Every Presidential Candidate Should Answer

SAALT Hiring Executive Director

South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) seeks an Executive Director to advance the organization’s mission, vision, and strategic relationships; serve as primary spokesperson and fundraiser; and work with senior staff to oversee internal operations, staff, programs, partnerships, and other priorities of the organization. The Executive Director will be responsible for successfully managing the operations and … Read moreSAALT Hiring Executive Director

Despite slowdown India retains fastest-growing tag, alongside China: IMF

In the gloomy global economic picture painted by IMF, India retains its rank as the world’s fastest-growing major economy, tying with China, with a projected growth rate of 6.1% for the current fiscal year, despite an almost 1% cut in the forecast. However, the IMF’s World Economic Outlook released on Tuesday projected India’s economy to … Read moreDespite slowdown India retains fastest-growing tag, alongside China: IMF