Pei Wei Fresh Kitchen Sued by EEOC for Sexual Harassment of Teens and Young Adults

Pei Wei Asian Diner, LLC, doing business as Pei Wei Fresh Kitchen in Little Rock Ark., violated federal law when it subjected a class of female teens and young adults to sexual harassment and a sexually hostile work environment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commis­sion (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit announced today. The sexual harassment, … Read morePei Wei Fresh Kitchen Sued by EEOC for Sexual Harassment of Teens and Young Adults

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Launch of the U.S.-Kuwait Business Council

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Launch of the U.S.-Kuwait Business Council KCPullen@doc.gov Fri, 10/18/2019 – 12:47 Export and investment promotion AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Friday, October 18, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank you, Khush, for that kind introduction — and for the opportunity to be … Read moreRemarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Launch of the U.S.-Kuwait Business Council

ManpowerGroup’s Q3 revenue up 0.3% amid strength in Americas and headwinds in Europe

ManpowerGroup Inc.’s (NYSE: MAN) third-quarter revenue rose 0.3% in constant currency but was down 3.1% on a reported basis. The Milwaukee-headquartered staffing giant reported strength in the Americas and tougher conditions in Europe. Gross margin narrowed and net earnings fell. Many of the same trends that affected in the second quarter — slowing economic growth … Read moreManpowerGroup’s Q3 revenue up 0.3% amid strength in Americas and headwinds in Europe

ManpowerGroup Q3 revenue up 0.3% amid strength in Americas and headwinds in Europe

ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE: MAN) third-quarter revenue rose 0.3% in constant currency but was down 3.1% on a reported basis. The Milwaukee-headquartered staffing giant reported strength in the Americas and tougher conditions in Europe. Gross margin narrowed and net earnings fell. Many of the same trends that affected in the second quarter — slowing economic growth … Read moreManpowerGroup Q3 revenue up 0.3% amid strength in Americas and headwinds in Europe

US leading economic index slips in September, still points to slower growth

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the US fell 0.1% in September to a reading of 111.9 following a decline of 0.2% in August and an increase of 0.4% in July. Its reading indicates a US economy that continues expanding, but more slowly into next year. “The US [Leading Economic Index] declined in September … Read moreUS leading economic index slips in September, still points to slower growth

Atlanta Fed estimates 1.8% GDP growth in Q3

US gross domestic product is estimated to grow 1.8% in the third quarter, according to the latest estimate released Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s GDPNow forecasting model. GDP had risen 2.0% in the second quarter, according to the last official estimate by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. GDP had risen 3.1% … Read moreAtlanta Fed estimates 1.8% GDP growth in Q3

Atlanta Fed’s running GDP forecast estimates 1.8% growth in Q3

US gross domestic product is estimated to growth 1.8% in the third quarter, according to the latest estimate released Thursday by the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s GDPNow forecasting model. GDP had risen 2.0% in the second quarter, according to the last official estimate by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. GDP had risen 3.1% … Read moreAtlanta Fed’s running GDP forecast estimates 1.8% growth in Q3

Seasonal holiday workers seeking flexibility, as many hours as possible: Bluecrew

Workers looking for hourly, seasonal holiday jobs prioritize flexible schedules and being able to put as many hours in as possible, according to a survey by online staffing platform Bluecrew and research firm Toluna. Flexibility and being able to put in as many hours as possible trumped high pay, according to the survey. The survey … Read moreSeasonal holiday workers seeking flexibility, as many hours as possible: Bluecrew

People: Integrity Locums, Upwork, ConnectRN, Floyd Lee Locums, Job.com, Infiniti HR, PrideStaff and more

Integrity Locums promoted Jeff Files to president from his previous role as executive VP. Files had appeared on Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of 40 Under 40 in staffing. Online staffing firm Upwork Inc. (NASDAQ: UPWK) named Amanda Vinson as senior VP of corporate strategy and development. Vinson joins Upwork from Riverbed Technology, where she led … Read morePeople: Integrity Locums, Upwork, ConnectRN, Floyd Lee Locums, Job.com, Infiniti HR, PrideStaff and more

Tight job market, more interest in direct hire (Staffing Industry Review)

The tight job market is leading to increased interested in direct hire, writes David Papapostolou in the latest issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine. “While direct hire is traditionally more professional staffing-oriented than temporary staffing is, it is also undergoing a shift in nature,” writes Papapostolou, senior research analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts. “Candidate scarcity … Read moreTight job market, more interest in direct hire (Staffing Industry Review)

No More Compromise on Abortion

After years of retreat, we need to reject the approach of conservative NGOs and fight for abortion without apology. Melissa Simpson holds up her arm with “Never Going Back” written on it during a protest against recently passed abortion ban bills at the Georgia State Capitol building, on May 21, 2019 in Atlanta, United States. … Read moreNo More Compromise on Abortion

Bipartisan House Passes Axne's Outsourcing Accountability Act

WASHINGTON – Today, a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne’s (IA-03) Outsourcing Accountability Act, legislation that would protect American workers by holding corporations accountable for outsourcing U.S. jobs overseas. The legislation, which Rep. Axne wrote, would increase transparency by requiring publicly-traded companies to disclose where employees … Read moreBipartisan House Passes Axne's Outsourcing Accountability Act

Khury Petersen-Smith on Turkey & the Kurds, Alex Vitale on the Purpose of Policing

Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link (cc photo: Kurdishstruggle) This week on CounterSpin: “US withdraws from Syria, in a remarkable betrayal of the Kurds”  is a fair characterization of corporate news media’s take on recent events—the only problems being that the US has not withdrawn from Syria, and a US betrayal of the Kurds … Read moreKhury Petersen-Smith on Turkey & the Kurds, Alex Vitale on the Purpose of Policing

A Review of Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

If you’ve been watching Uber over the last few years, you may have had questions about its toxic culture, almost-worship of top leadership, and brass-knuckles tactics it used to overcome obstacles. In Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber, author Mike Isaac answers these questions and more. Senior RSG contributor John Ince reviews Super Pumped, including … Read moreA Review of Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber

Ken Cuccinelli Gains in Race to Replace Departing DHS Chief | Breitbart

President Donald Trump’s chief of staff told reporters that acting Director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services  chief Ken Cuccinelli would make a good leader for the Department of Homeland Security, following the imminent departure of Kevin McAleenan. Chief of Staff Mike Mulvaney gave Cuccinelli the nod during an afternoon press conference when he was … Read moreKen Cuccinelli Gains in Race to Replace Departing DHS Chief | Breitbart

After Blocking S. 386, Sen. Durbin Introduces RELIEF Act to Increase Legal Immigration

Fri, Oct 18th 2019 @ 10:32 am EDT Once again, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) asked for unanimous consent from the Senate this week to pass the Fairness for High Skilled Workers Act, S. 386 in the Senate and H.R. 1044 in the House, that would lift per-country caps for employment-based green cards, but Sen. Dick … Read moreAfter Blocking S. 386, Sen. Durbin Introduces RELIEF Act to Increase Legal Immigration

An Empire of Patrolmen

During the Cold War, the US trained cops in more than fifty countries to suppress dissent. This “police professionalization” helped produce death squads in countries like El Salvador and mass incarceration in the United States. US Army Staff Sgt. Roberto Santini, Puerto Rico National Guard Security Forces Training (SFT) instructor, demonstrates weapon-handling techniques to a … Read moreAn Empire of Patrolmen

ICE Identifies Hundreds Of Illegal Border Crossers Allegedly Lying About Their Family Status

Fri, Oct 18th 2019 @ 10:18 am EDT The United States government identified hundreds of illegal border crossers falsely claiming familial status and numerous other migrant adults attempting to pose as minors. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in the El Paso area have identified 238 fraudulent families, 50 adults … Read moreICE Identifies Hundreds Of Illegal Border Crossers Allegedly Lying About Their Family Status

Glad I Didn’t Say That! Politico Shoots Itself in the Foot on Foreign Meddling

“…acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told reporters the U.S. aid was withheld at least in part because of a request to have Ukraine investigate unfounded allegations that foreign countries assisted Democrats in the 2016 election.” –Politico, October 17, 2019 “Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly … Read moreGlad I Didn’t Say That! Politico Shoots Itself in the Foot on Foreign Meddling

U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia Visited Community Learning Center in Texas

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia visited the Community Learning Center in Forest Hill, Texas, where more than 10,000 unemployed or underemployed workers have received training for high skill, family-sustaining careers in the aerospace and advanced manufacturing industries. “The U.S. Department of Labor is working with partners in the private and public … Read moreU.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia Visited Community Learning Center in Texas

Ten Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

Ten Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses October 18, 2019 ASowah@doc.gov Fri, 10/18/2019 – 09:31 Cybersecurity Broadband and information technology are powerful tools for small businesses to reach new markets and increase sales and productivity. However, cybersecurity threats are real and businesses must implement the best tools and tactics to protect themselves, their customers, and their … Read moreTen Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

Tomorrow Will Be a Brexit Turning Point

Tomorrow’s historic Brexit vote in Parliament could go either way and Britain’s future hangs in the balance. With an election looming, Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour prepares to present its vision of Britain’s future to voters. UK prime minister Boris Johnson speaks to the media at the end of the first day of a two-day summit of … Read moreTomorrow Will Be a Brexit Turning Point

Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti enter the ‘Frozen’ world

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas along with her sister and actress Parineeti Chopra will be dubbing for the Hindi version of Hollywood animated movie “Frozen 2”. Disney India has roped in Priyanka to dub for Elsa and Parineeti will voice for Anna in the upcoming sequel of hit film “Frozen”. “Elsa is a … Read morePriyanka Chopra, Parineeti enter the ‘Frozen’ world

Over 300 Indians deported for illegally entering Mexico

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) More than 300 Indians, who were deported by Mexican immigration authorities for illegally entering the country, reached Delhi airport on Friday on a specially arranged non-scheduled flight. Of the deported 311 Indians, 310 are men and one woman. All of them were caught over a period of several months in the … Read moreOver 300 Indians deported for illegally entering Mexico

LinkSwarm for October 18, 2019

Enjoy another Friday LinkSwarm. Brexit deal struck. But the UK parliament still needs to approve it. Lebanon is burning over the ruling coalition’s decision to impose higher taxes. Nationwide protests paralyzed Lebanon on Friday as demonstrators blocked major roads in a second day of rallies against the government’s handling of a severe economic crisis and … Read moreLinkSwarm for October 18, 2019

Catalunya’s Revolt Will Shake Spain Again

On November 10, Spain faces its fourth general election in as many years. As the national question continues to polarize Spanish politics, the rising protests in Catalonia are reenergizing the pro-independence left — and causing further strategic dilemmas for Podemos. Young demonstrators gather following a week of protests over the jail sentences given to separatist … Read moreCatalunya’s Revolt Will Shake Spain Again

Princeton University Points Out That the Total Destruction of Europe Will Be Europe’s Payoff for Being an American Vassal

Princeton University Points Out That the Total Destruction of Europe Will Be Europe’s Payoff for Being an American Vassal https://russia-insider.com/en/top-russian-talk-show-rips-princeton-u-over-callous-fantasizing-about-nuking-russia-video/ri27737  The post Princeton University Points Out That the Total Destruction of Europe Will Be Europe’s Payoff for Being an American Vassal appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org. Please follow and like us: