Breaking the population-environment taboo at EarthX

Thu, May 16th 2019 @ 4:11 pm EDT  by  Jeremy Beck The first step is to recognize the role that population growth plays. About 70 percent of sprawl nationally is due to population growth. We have become afraid to talk openly about that because doing so inevitably leads to difficult conversations. The answers range from … Read moreBreaking the population-environment taboo at EarthX

Border patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

published 2019-05-16 14:58:08 by Greg Norman Migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are being spotted on a daily basis casually walking down a dirt road in an area immigration officials call “ground zero” for illegal entries. John Morris, the acting deputy chief of the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande sector, took ‘Fox & Friends’ co-host Brian Kilmeade on a recent … Read moreBorder patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

Border patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

Migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are being spotted on a daily basis casually walking down a dirt road in an area immigration officials call “ground zero” for illegal entries. John Morris, the acting deputy chief of the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande sector, took ‘Fox & Friends’ co-host Brian Kilmeade on a recent tour of a location dubbed “Rincon … Read moreBorder patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

Border patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

published 2019-05-16 14:58:08 by Greg Norman Migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are being spotted on a daily basis casually walking down a dirt road in an area immigration officials call “ground zero” for illegal entries. John Morris, the acting deputy chief of the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande sector, took ‘Fox & Friends’ co-host Brian Kilmeade on a recent … Read moreBorder patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

Corizon Health / Corizon LLC to Pay $950,000 to Settle Nationwide EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Corizon Health Inc. and Corizon LLC have agreed to pay $950,000 and provide other significant relief in a public consent decree to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employ­ment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. The Corizon companies provide health care in jails and corrections facilities across the nation, including Arizona. … Read moreCorizon Health / Corizon LLC to Pay $950,000 to Settle Nationwide EEOC Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Downward Mobility Matters More Than Liberal-Conservative Labels

The real heresy here is the American economy is now rigged for downward mobility. In the conventional narrative, one’s economic class is overshadowed by one’s political belief structure: liberal, conservative, libertarian, etc. In terms of economic class, the conventional narrative divides people into their ideological beliefs about economic ideologies: free market capitalism, socialism, etc. Economic class … Read moreDownward Mobility Matters More Than Liberal-Conservative Labels

Danny’s Of Jackson, LLC. To Pay More Than $3.3 Million in EEOC Race Discrimination Case

A Mississippi federal court jury yesterday returned a verdict in favor of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and five black dancers who were subjected to egregious race discrimination while employed by Danny’s of Jackson, LLC (Danny’s), doing business as Danny’s Downtown Cabaret, a Jackson, Mississippi night club. The verdicts included $1.5 million in … Read moreDanny’s Of Jackson, LLC. To Pay More Than $3.3 Million in EEOC Race Discrimination Case

So T. Rowe Price wants to sue the Government so that they can deny your child a future?

Just think.

They want your investment dollars.

Yet at the same time they deny your child the ability to build their own future simply because they would rather hire a non-immigrant guest worker on a H-1B instead of your child.

Happy Thursday everyone, and welcome to Labor of Law. Lawyers for gig companies are grappling with a stream of regulatory developments. Plus: Deloitte’s expanded its U.S. legal ambitions in an alliance with Epstein Becker. Janet Dhillon’s issued her first public statement as EEOC chairwoman. And T. Rowe Price is suing over an H-1B denial. Scroll down for Who Got the Work, and more. I’m Mike Scarcella in Washington and you can reach me at mscarcella@alm.com and on Twitter @MikeScarcella. Thanks for reading!

https://www.law.com/2019/05/16/labor-of-law-roller-coaster-two-weeks-for-gig-companies-thats-chairwoman-dhillon-now-h-1b-litigation-deloitte-expands-us-legal-ambitions/?slreturn=20190416132354

Don’t believe there use of the H-1B is denying your child the opportunity to be all that they can be?

This chart shows who is getting the jobs when we compare Native Born Americans and Foreign Born Workers.

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Rep. Axne on News that the EPA Lied to Congress

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) responded to the news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lied to Congress about the origins of increased approval rates for Small Refinery Exemptions (SREs) for oil refineries. According to reports, the decision to increase exemptions from the Renewable Fuel Standard came at least four months in … Read moreRep. Axne on News that the EPA Lied to Congress

My Experience with Dental Tourism – a Solution for Independent Contractors!

As independent contractors, drivers are on their own for medical and dental insurance. What happens if you need a costly dental procedure? Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur has a solution for drivers interested in saving money. As a hard-working member of the 1.5 million rideshare drivers who work as independent contractors in the United States, I have … Read moreMy Experience with Dental Tourism – a Solution for Independent Contractors!

Axne Joins Grassley in Effort to Help Struggling

WASHINGTON – Amid growing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) today signed onto the bipartisan Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019, legislation that would provide a lifeline to Iowa farmers navigating a downturn in the farm economy. The legislation will help Iowa farmers struggling with debt stay in operation by … Read moreAxne Joins Grassley in Effort to Help Struggling

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Quartz Surface Products from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Quartz Surface Products from China ASowah@doc.gov Thu, 05/16/2019 – 11:43 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 16, 2019 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Quartz Surface Products from China

AI to staff: Will come down heavily on sex offenders

Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani has sent a stern warning to employees that sexual harassment will not be tolerated in the airline and those guilty of doing so will be very sternly dealt with. Lohani’s warning came two days after an AI captain accused another instructor-commander of the same airline of harassment. Please follow and … Read moreAI to staff: Will come down heavily on sex offenders

TCS CEO’s salary rose 29% to Rs 16 cr in 2018-19

Bengaluru: TCS CEO Rajesh Gopinathan and COO NG Subramaniam were the top winners in the compensation sweepstakes in the last fiscal year. Gopinathan’s compensation (excluding stock options) rose 29% to Rs 16 crore in 2018-19. It was Rs 12.5 crore previously. Subramaniam’s remuneration was up nearly 26% to Rs 11.6 crore, from Rs 9.2 crore … Read moreTCS CEO’s salary rose 29% to Rs 16 cr in 2018-19

The Media Are (Deliberately?) Confused About Chain Migration

It’s hard to avoid the suspicion that reporters’ sloppiness about immediate-family immigration vs. chain migration is related to their personal biases. Most reporters and editors oppose the Kushner plan, so negative-sounding claims about it don’t raise fact-checking alarm bells in their minds. Mark Krikorian May 16, 2019 – 11:23am Visa for immediate family are different … Read moreThe Media Are (Deliberately?) Confused About Chain Migration

Lyft Cuts Express Drive Rates – How it Will Affect Drivers

Recently, several drivers reached out to RSG for more information on the Lyft Express Drive rate cuts. These rate cuts have been taking place across the country, although the roll out has been happening incrementally. RSG contributor Paula Gibbins explains what’s happening with these rate cuts and how they could affect drivers below. Lyft has updated the … Read moreLyft Cuts Express Drive Rates – How it Will Affect Drivers

Misadventures in EB-5 Land: Stories from South Dakota, Utah, and Vermont

Usually the EB-5 program for immigrant investors winds up bringing extra people to the United States while their money is used to fatten the already fat cats’ prosperous urban real estate deals, like Hudson Yards in Manhattan or the new Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills. Bryan Griffith May 16, 2019 – 10:46am David North Please … Read moreMisadventures in EB-5 Land: Stories from South Dakota, Utah, and Vermont

New Mexico Exporter Brings Clean Water to World Markets

This blog post originally appeared on Thomas.   Curt Cultice is a Senior Communications Specialist for the International Trade Administration. Growing up in Waco, Texas, Stan Lueck always had a knack for environmental science, especially soil and water. He pursued his career interest in the late 1970s and early 80s by earning a Bachelor of Science … Read moreNew Mexico Exporter Brings Clean Water to World Markets

Spotlight on Commerce: Bina Kapuaikauikawekiuonalani Mossman-Saafi Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist –Tribal Affairs Liaison, U.S. Census Bureau

Spotlight on Commerce: Bina Kapuaikauikawekiuonalani Mossman-Saafi Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist –Tribal Affairs Liaison, U.S. Census Bureau May 16, 2019 ASowah@doc.gov Thu, 05/16/2019 – 10:13 Guest blog post by Bina Kawekiu Mossman-Saafi, Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist – Tribal Liaison, U.S. Census Bureau As an Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist and Tribal Liaison for the U.S. Census Bureau at the Department … Read moreSpotlight on Commerce: Bina Kapuaikauikawekiuonalani Mossman-Saafi Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist –Tribal Affairs Liaison, U.S. Census Bureau

Department of Commerce Announces the Addition of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to the Entity List

Department of Commerce Announces the Addition of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to the Entity List ASowah@doc.gov Thu, 05/16/2019 – 09:54 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it … Read moreDepartment of Commerce Announces the Addition of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to the Entity List