A Declaration of Independence from China

Editors note: Wall Street whines about tariff uncertainty. But the certainty we need is a policy to decouple from China. Then investments in production in the US will become even more attractive Anyone who says businesses can’t move supply chains is wrong. They moved them to China a few years ago. And they can move … Read moreA Declaration of Independence from China

How to Protect Your Employer Brand on Glassdoor

Glassdoor bills itself as one of the world’s largest jobs and recruiting websites, but among job seekers, it’s the place to get “the real scoop” about what it’s like to work at various companies, from behemoths like Amazon to privately owned small businesses. With 67,000 unique monthly visitors, Glassdoor is a site that recruiters, HR … Read moreHow to Protect Your Employer Brand on Glassdoor

The Final Outcome of the Multiple Syrian Wars Is Now in Sight, by Patrick Cockburn

The sectarian and ethnic civil wars that have ravaged a large part of the Middle East over the past 40 years are coming to an end. Replacing them is a new type of conflict in which protests akin to popular uprisings rock kleptocratic elites that justify their power by claiming to be the defenders of… … Read moreThe Final Outcome of the Multiple Syrian Wars Is Now in Sight, by Patrick Cockburn

Imperial Capital But America-First Nation, by Pat Buchanan

“Let someone else fight over this long blood-stained sand,” said President Donald Trump in an impassioned defense of his decision to cut ties to the Syrian Kurds, withdraw and end these “endless wars.” Are our troops in Syria, then, on their way home? Well, not exactly. Those leaving northern Syria went into Iraq. Other U.S…. … Read moreImperial Capital But America-First Nation, by Pat Buchanan

The Plundering of Ukraine by Corrupt American Democrats, by Israel Shamir

Top Dems are involved in the plundering of the Ukraine: new names, mind-boggling accounts. The mysterious ‘whistleblower’ whose report had unleashed the impeachment is named in the exclusive interview given to the Unz Review by a prominent Ukrainian politician, an ex-Member of Parliament of four terms, a candidate for Ukraine’s presidency, Oleg Tsarev. Mr Tsarev,… … Read moreThe Plundering of Ukraine by Corrupt American Democrats, by Israel Shamir

Update on the Public Charge Rule

Forrest Read is a Principal in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has extensive experience in both business immigration law and employment law and has special expertise in legal issues in graduate medical education (GME). Mr. Read’s immigration practice focuses on assisting employers in obtaining employment-based nonimmigrant visas (e.g., H-1B, L, … Read moreUpdate on the Public Charge Rule

Rep. Axne Introduces the Whistleblower Programs Improvement Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Agriculture Committee Member Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced the Whistleblower Programs Improvement Act (WPIA), legislation that would extend whistleblower protections to more individuals who report market manipulation or other wrongdoing to their supervisors. “If someone sees insider trading at their company and decides to report it internally, then that individual should have … Read moreRep. Axne Introduces the Whistleblower Programs Improvement Act

China releases policies on IP protections, foreign exchange stabilization

Editor’s note: China is enacting laws now to make at least the appearance of complying with the oral Phase One agreement with President Trump’s trade team.  China on Wednesday published new policies in areas the U.S. has put front and center in trade negotiations, releasing rules intended to strengthen intellectual property protections and stabilize its … Read moreChina releases policies on IP protections, foreign exchange stabilization

Sen. Durbin Introduces Bad Green Card Giveaway Legislation, Dismissive of U.S. Workers

No sooner does one awful, American job-killing bill get nixed in Congress than another pops up to replace it. Such is the nature of trying to protect U.S. workers from an unnecessary wave of foreign nationals displacing talented, educated white-collar Americans from their middle-class jobs. To the specifics, S. 386 the misleadingly named Fairness for … Read moreSen. Durbin Introduces Bad Green Card Giveaway Legislation, Dismissive of U.S. Workers

Teachers Union President in Philadelphia Charged with Embezzlement

On October 1, James Young, president of American Federation of Teachers Local 4973, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania with embezzlement of funds from the Philadelphia union in the sum of $7,050. The charge follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.… Read More ➡ … Read moreTeachers Union President in Philadelphia Charged with Embezzlement

“If You Want to Call Me a Socialist Then Call Me a Socialist”

Conservative Democrat Eliot Engel’s grip on New York’s 16th congressional district appears to be slipping. We talk to Justice Democrats–endorsed contender Jamaal Bowman about the need to break with establishment politics. Jamaal Bowman at the Labor Day parade, September 7, 2019. Jamaal Bowman / Twitter Last summer, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pulled off a stunning upset over … Read more“If You Want to Call Me a Socialist Then Call Me a Socialist”

Robert Half third-quarter revenue up 6% with growth in consulting, US staffing

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) reported third-quarter revenue rose 5.9% with its Protiviti consulting and internal audit division growing by double digits. Temporary staffing and perm placement revenue grew in the US during the third quarter but fell year-over-year in international operations. Gross margin was flat at the Menlo Park, California-based company. “Persistent talent … Read moreRobert Half third-quarter revenue up 6% with growth in consulting, US staffing

ASGN revenue up 11% in Q3, but gross margin narrows

Revenue rose 10.6% in the third quarter at ASGN Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) with the increase at 10.1% when measured on a same billable days and constant currency basis. However, third-quarter gross margin narrowed at the Calabasas, California-based staffing firm. Gross margin was impacted by a lower mix of perm placement revenue — which fell to … Read moreASGN revenue up 11% in Q3, but gross margin narrows

Groupe Crit revenue edges up in first nine months of year

Revenue edged up 0.1% in the first nine months of the year at Groupe Crit, a Paris-based staffing provider, when measured on a like-for-like basis at constant currency. Total revenue in the first nine months of the year was €1.88 billion (US$2.06 billion). Third quarter revenue, however, was down 0.4% on a like-for-like and constant … Read moreGroupe Crit revenue edges up in first nine months of year

Infosys says SEC has begun probe into whistleblower complaints

Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) reported today the US Securities and Exchange Commission has begun an investigation into whistleblower claims that the company announced earlier this week. In addition, the Securities and Exchange Board of India has requested additional information on the claims. The company said it will cooperate with the SEC and provide information to … Read moreInfosys says SEC has begun probe into whistleblower complaints

US workers’ wages rose by 3.2% in third quarter

US workers’ wages rose by 3.2% year over year in the third quarter, according to the ADP Research Institute’s Workforce Vitality Report. The average was level was $28.71 per hour. Those switching jobs saw their wages increase 5.1%. “The labor market has shown signs of a slowdown. After accelerating at the start of 2019, annual … Read moreUS workers’ wages rose by 3.2% in third quarter

This Manufacturer Makes Millions Machining Parts, But His Favorite Project? Making This Can Opener.

Describing the manufacturing life of John J. Steuby is like opening a can of beans – if the can is opened with a manual hand-held can opener. Steuby is 92 years old and has been in the manufacturing business for 57 years. He is the owner and CEO of John J. Steuby Company, a family-owned … Read moreThis Manufacturer Makes Millions Machining Parts, But His Favorite Project? Making This Can Opener.

U.S. CEOs to Indian Gov’t: Send Us Millions of College Graduates

Many millions of Indian graduates should be allowed to take white collar jobs from U.S. college graduates, says a coalition of top U.S. business leaders. The U.S. India Strategic Partnership Forum is a spin-off of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It is run by the current and former CEOs and presidents of Cisco, Boeing, Deloitte, Adobe, … Read moreU.S. CEOs to Indian Gov’t: Send Us Millions of College Graduates

Here’s How Much You Can Make as an Instacart Shopper

Do you like grocery shopping? If you ever wished you could get paid to be part of Supermarket Sweep, you might make an excellent Instacart shopper! RSG contributor Chonce Maddox Rhea shares how much you can make as an Instacart shopper, and strategies to make more money with Instacart, below. Most of us can admit … Read moreHere’s How Much You Can Make as an Instacart Shopper

Another Brooklyn UFCW Boss Sentenced for Racketeering

These last few months haven’t been good to two mobbed-up Brooklyn locals of the United Food and Commercial Workers. One of them, Vincent D’Acunto, was sentenced in August. Now another, Frank Cognetta, has a similar outcome. On September 6, Cognetta, former secretary-treasurer of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1D, was sentenced in Manhattan federal … Read moreAnother Brooklyn UFCW Boss Sentenced for Racketeering

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: How Certain Should We be About Trade War-Spurred Business Uncertainty?

Among my most vivid memories of my years trying to make some sense out of the economy is one of a conversation with my late father. Since he was a tax lawyer for many decades, I once asked him if he supported some ideas that keep coming up for strengthening American manufacturing, chiefly making permanent … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: How Certain Should We be About Trade War-Spurred Business Uncertainty?

“The People Want the Fall of the Regime”

The streets of Lebanon are ringing with protest chants as the country witnesses its largest popular movement in decades. Their target: a political and economic system that impoverishes the many while enriching the few. A protest in Berlin in solidarity with Lebanese demonstrators on October 20. Hossam el-Hamalawy / Flickr Over the last week, Lebanon … Read more“The People Want the Fall of the Regime”

U.S. CEOs to Indian Gov’t: Send Us Millions of College Graduates

published 2019-10-24 03:49:48 by Neil Munro Many millions of Indian graduates should be allowed to take white collar jobs from U.S. college graduates, says a coalition of top U.S. business leaders. The U.S. India Strategic Partnership Forum is a spin-off of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It is run by the current and former CEOs and … Read moreU.S. CEOs to Indian Gov’t: Send Us Millions of College Graduates