Brian C. Buescher, of Nebraska, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska, vice Laurie Smith Camp, retired. (07/18/2019 legislative day)
Wendy Williams Berger, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, vice John E. Steele, retired. (07/18/2019 legislative day)
Stephen M. Dickson, of Georgia, to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration for the term of five years, vice Michael Peter Huerta, term expired. (07/18/2019 legislative day)
One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act (07/18/2019 legislative day)
Good HR pros are aware of how much damage burnout can cause — both to productivity and the mental health of employees. But many may not know just how serious this issue has become. The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared employee burnout an “occupational phenomenon” that may require medical attention. While WHO isn’t going … Read moreEmployee burnout is costing you: 5 best ways to help
Thu, Jul 18th 2019 @ 1:24 pm EDT The number of H-1B visa petitions approved by USCIS has continued to fall in fiscal year 2019, according to data released by the agency Tuesday . So far this fiscal year, only 83.9 percent of the petitions for temporary skilled workers under the H-1B visa program have … Read moreH-1B Visa Clampdown Continues
Why Aren’t Comey, Mueller, Strzok and McCabe in Prison? https://russia-insider.com/en/politics/fbi-established-steele-dossier-was-bogus-early-2017-used-it-anyway/ri27470 The post Why Aren’t Comey, Mueller, Strzok and McCabe in Prison? appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org.
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation today released 84 pages of documents, including a September 2016 email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a close associate of dossier author Christopher Steele, discussing a “face-to-face” meeting on a “Russian matter.” (In June 2016 Nuland … Read moreJudicial Watch: Emails Show Dossier-Connected Top Obama State Department Officials Set ‘Face-to-Face’ Meeting on ‘Russian Matter’ in NY in September 2016
Labor markets remained tight across the US, and employee compensation grew at a “modest-to-moderate” pace, according to the Federal Reserve Beige Book report released Wednesday. One staffing executive at a Minnesota firm called the labor market the “toughest market I have ever seen,” and the Atlanta Federal Reserve noted some employers are loosening standards in … Read moreLabor markets keep tight, ‘toughest market I have ever seen’: report
For the first time since December, The Conference Board reported its US Leading Economic Index fell in June, portending slow growth for the second half of this year. “The US [Leading Economic Index] fell in June, the first decline since last December, primarily driven by weaknesses in new orders for manufacturing, housing permits and unemployment … Read moreUS Leading Economic Index falls for first time since December; growth remains slow in second half
IT employment ticked up 0.02% in June from May to more than 5.3 million US jobs, but growth remains subdued, according to data released Wednesday by the TechServe Alliance, the national trade association for the IT and engineering staffing and solutions industry. Year over year, the number of IT jobs in the US rose by … Read moreIT jobs tick up for third month in US, but increases lackluster: TechServe Alliance
The number of jobs in Canada rose by 30,400 in June from May, according to the “ADP Canada National Employment Report.” That compares to a month-over-month decline of 36,700 jobs in May. “June experienced higher acceleration in job growth following a sharp decline in May,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, VP and co-head of the ADP Research … Read moreCanada adds 30,400 jobs in June following decline in May: ADP
The US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division cited legal actions against a hotel staffing firm in Florida over overtime pay, an IT staffing provider in California over H-1B violations and a North Carolina employer over H-2B visa violations. Brooks Hospitality Corp, which operates the Comfort Suites Maingate East in Kissimmee, Florida, and hotel … Read moreWage and Hour Division cites three separate legal actions over two staffing firms, one employer
US jobless claims rose as expected, and data still points to a strong labor market, CNBC reported. Layoffs also remained low despite the trade war between the US and China.
published 2019-07-18 10:27:27 by Neil Munro Tech billionaires and Silicon Valley investors are trying to snatch a valuable prize from President Donald Trump’s hand before he can win pro-American immigration reforms in 2021. The prize is the removal of “country caps” on the award of green cards to company-picked foreign workers — and it is … Read moreJeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg Use Stealth to Push Outsourcing Bill
I’d like to offer a deal to anyone in America’s bipartisan globalist foreign policy establishment: You come up with defenses of the pre-Trump strategies and approaches you support that aren’t transparently ridiculous, and I’ll start portraying them as something other than sick jokes. Judging by Richard N. Haass’ latest column for the Project Syndicate website, … Read moreOur So-Called Foreign Policy: The Globalist Blob Wants the U.S. to Keep Looking for Trouble
Blackwater Protection & Detective Agency, LLC will pay $35,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.
Sticking to his analysis that India’s economic growth has been overestimated, Arvind Subramanian said he had raised doubts about the GDP numbers in 2015 when he was the CEA of the Modi government as he found inconsistency between projected growth and other macro indicators. He had earlier said that the GDP growth was overestimated by … Read moreGDP growth: Ex-CEA rubbishes govt arguments
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the Affordable and Accessible Health Care Task Force, praised House passage of bipartisan legislation that would permanently repeal a provision within the Affordable Care Act that would raise premium prices on Iowa families. The Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 would … Read moreAxne Praises House Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Lower Health Care Costs
published 2019-07-18 10:59:46 by Paul Steinhauser Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign is blasting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle-class tax hike” to pay for her “Medicare-for-all” proposal. Painting the California Democrat’s plan as unrealistic, senior Sanders campaign adviser Jeff Weaver said: “I … Read moreSanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit ‘Medicare-for-all’ means higher taxes
Christian Zionism is not a religion per se, but rather a set of beliefs based on interpretations of specific parts of the Bible – notably the book of Revelations and parts of Ezekiel, Daniel, and Isaiah – that has made the return of the Jews to the Holy Land a precondition for the Second Coming of Christ. … Read morePandering to Christian Zionism: Trump Outreach on Display in Washington
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign is blasting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle-class tax hike” to pay for her “Medicare-for-all” proposal. Painting the California Democrat’s plan as unrealistic, senior Sanders campaign adviser Jeff Weaver said: “I don’t know how you can fund … Read moreSanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit ‘Medicare-for-all’ means higher taxes
An inaugural ceremony held at Narayanganj city near here on Thursday, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das, Ambassador of Bhutan to Bangladesh Sonam T Rabgye and vice-chairman of Bashundhara Group Safwan Sobhan received the first-ever consignment through the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route, the Indian high commission here said in a statement.
As the president continues to manipulate the news cycle on Twitter—lobbing racist tropes at progressives in the U.S. House of Representatives—the world and all of its problems continue to spin. In a normal presidency, the National Security Council (NSC) is tasked with keeping the president focused on the nation’s foreign policy priorities—Iran, North Korea, the … Read moreThe National Security Council and the ‘American Way of War’
The government has sought explanations from InterGlobe Aviation on allegations of corporate governance lapses raised by co-founder and promoter Rakesh Gangwal. In a filing to the stock exchanges, the company on Thursday said it received a communication on Wednesday from the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) regarding the complaint.
Raise the Wage Act (07/18/2019 legislative day)
Today, RSG contributor Paula Gibbins shares her review of Freebird – a cash back and rewards app for Uber and Lyft passengers. Plus, rideshare drivers, keep reading til the end to find out how to use the Freebird app to make more money while driving for Uber and Lyft. Download the Freebird app here | … Read moreFreebird App Review – Cash Back Rewards App for Uber & Lyft
The aviation regulator on Thursday lifted its grounding order for the two Vistara pilots who landed a Mumbai-Delhi flight in Lucknow after declaring a fuel May Day this Monday. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) gathered facts of the case and a preliminary probe has found that the crew of this Airbus A320 (VT-TNH) … Read moreFuel scare: DGCA allows grounded Vistara pilots to fly again
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) The founder of Saravana Bhavan chain of South Indian restaurant P. Rajagopal, who surrendered last week to serve a life term for a murder committed decades back, died here on Thursday morning in a private hospital, police said. The 71-year-old, dubbed the “Dosa king”, was shifted to a private hospital here on … Read moreSaravana Bhavan owner dies in hospital a week after being sentenced to life for murder
As technology progresses and automation expands, what will be the fate of labor and manufacturing workers across the globe? Prof. Wolff joins Boom Bust to analyze automation and answers who will see the boon from bots in the workforce. See clip here:
This thought crossed my mind in the wake of the ongoing floods in Bihar and Assam and an ensuing report that the increased risk of floods is mainly due to climate change. If according to…
The Union Cabinet’s decision on Wednesday to approve eight amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code is a decisive step. The details of the proposed amendments are not yet in public domain but the government…
In the week ending July 13, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 216,000, an increase of 8,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised down by 1,000 from 209,000 to 208,000. The 4-week moving average was 218,750, a decrease of 250 from the previous week’s revised average. … Read moreUnemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report
Compassionate care for those with no home to spend their last days It’s an aspect of homelessness that’s not often thought about by the general public. Where can homeless people find relief when they’re sick, injured, or dying? Obviously, they … Continue reading → The post Where Do Homeless People Go to Die? appeared first … Read moreWhere Do Homeless People Go to Die?
Millennials are over — the next generation is about to enter the workforce, and new polling reveals they could be more likely than their immediate predecessors to enter manufacturing. Leaning2Lead (L2L), a data and software analysis company, found that 27 percent of Generation Z said they are willing to work in manufacturing. That figure might … Read moreGeneration Z More Likely Than Millennials to Pursue Work in Manufacturing, Poll Finds
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the tax proposals in the Finance Bill 2019 are aimed at improving the ease of living and reducing pain of the citizens. While replying to discussion on the Finance Bill in Lok Sabha, Sitharaman said the budget proposals will promote ‘Make in India’ and digital payment.