Two aircraft tail strikes in two days, luckily all safe

This post was originally published on this siteTwo aircraft have suffered tail strikes on landing in last two days. An Air India Express (AI-Ex) Boeing 737 bounced slightly on touch down at Calicut and then had a tail strike on Monday. And in the other case, a GoAir Airbus A320 suffered this on landing at … Read moreTwo aircraft tail strikes in two days, luckily all safe

RBA Rate Decision – Cut Again

This post was originally published on this siteThe RBA has released their statement today. At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.00 per cent. This follows a similar reduction at the Board’s June meeting. This easing of monetary policy will support employment growth and provide greater confidence that … Read moreRBA Rate Decision – Cut Again

Electrical Engineer Convicted of Conspiring to Illegally Export to China Semiconductor Chips with Missile Guidance Applications

This post was originally published on this siteAn electrical engineer has been found guilty of multiple federal criminal charges, including engaging in a scheme to illegally obtain integrated circuits with military applications that later were exported to China without the required export license. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney Nicola … Read moreElectrical Engineer Convicted of Conspiring to Illegally Export to China Semiconductor Chips with Missile Guidance Applications

Engineering Firms’ CPA Sentenced to Prison for Role in Tax Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteMichael H. Higa, the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and controller of several engineering businesses, was sentenced yesterday to 40 months in prison in Honolulu, Hawaii, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Kenji M. Price for the … Read moreEngineering Firms’ CPA Sentenced to Prison for Role in Tax Scheme

Engineering Firms’ CPA Sentenced to Over Prison for Role in Tax Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteMichael H. Higa, the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and controller of several engineering businesses, was sentenced yesterday to 40 months in prison in Honolulu, Hawaii, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Kenji M. Price for the … Read moreEngineering Firms’ CPA Sentenced to Over Prison for Role in Tax Scheme

New Home Sales Rebound In May – HIA

This post was originally published on this siteNew home sales jumped in all four major states in May 2019, according to the HIA New Home Sales report – a monthly survey of the largest volume home builders in the five largest states – provides an early indication of trends in the residential building industry. They … Read moreNew Home Sales Rebound In May – HIA

Aussies’ awareness of changes impacting credit health still a work in progress

This post was originally published on this siteResearch from credit information website, CreditSmart.org.au, has revealed that one year on from the adoption of Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR), most Australian consumers are still unaware of the changes that are impacting their credit health, and may not know how it can impact their future credit applications. The … Read moreAussies’ awareness of changes impacting credit health still a work in progress

Associations call for ‘clarity’ on expense verification

This post was originally published on this siteThe MFAA and the FBAA have called on ASIC to provide the mortgage industry with greater guidance surrounding expense verification, but have urged the regulator not to adopt a “prescriptive approach” to responsible lending, via The Adviser. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has published submissions from … Read moreAssociations call for ‘clarity’ on expense verification

America’s Monopoly Crisis Hits the Military

This post was originally published on this siteEditors note: CPA members Zach Mottl and Bill Hickey are quoted throughout this important article on our defense industrial base being challenged by China and US monopolies Wall Street’s short-term incentives have decimated our defense industrial base and undermined our national security. Please follow and like us:

Vested interests push around many isms these days, but the one that Modi government has promoted is nationalism

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s not every day that you come across these ‘isms’, which you would have once read with great interest in your history classes. For example, fascism or ultra-nationalism or authoritarianism. But when limited groups with… Please follow and like us:

Indian-American man who thought he had killed a werewolf pleads not guilty after jury deadlocks

This post was originally published on this siteNRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, July 1, 2019: An Indian-American man who thought he was fighting a werewolf when he fatally stabbed a stranger 53 times with a box cutter in Old Town Alexandria, VA last year pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity last week. Pankaj … Read moreIndian-American man who thought he had killed a werewolf pleads not guilty after jury deadlocks

5G panel head wants Chinese vendors excluded from trials

This post was originally published on this siteA senior government functionary has opposed allowing Huawei to participate in the ongoing 5G trials in India. For Huawei, getting permission to participate in Indian 5G trials is critical as it comes at a time when it faces a global reversal after the ban from the US in … Read more5G panel head wants Chinese vendors excluded from trials

MedStar Health / Medstar Ambulatory Services Agree to Conciliate EEOC Disability Bias Charge

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), MedStar Health, Inc. and MedStar Ambulatory Services, Inc. announced today the successful conciliation and settlement of a charge filed with the agency under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The EEOC reached a voluntary resolution with both employers through the agency’s … Read moreMedStar Health / Medstar Ambulatory Services Agree to Conciliate EEOC Disability Bias Charge

MedStar Health / Medstar Ambulatory Services Agree to Conciliate EEOC Disability Bias Charge

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), MedStar Health, Inc. and MedStar Ambulatory Services, Inc. announced today the successful conciliation and settlement of a charge filed with the agency under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The EEOC reached a voluntary resolution with both employers through the agency’s … Read moreMedStar Health / Medstar Ambulatory Services Agree to Conciliate EEOC Disability Bias Charge

EEOC Sues Valley Tool for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

This post was originally published on this siteA tool company operating in Water Valley, Miss., violated federal civil rights laws when it denied an employee a reasonable accommodation for her disability, fired her and then punished her for complaining about it, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today. … Read moreEEOC Sues Valley Tool for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

EEOC Sues Valley Tool for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

This post was originally published on this siteA tool company operating in Water Valley, Miss., violated federal civil rights laws when it denied an employee a reasonable accommodation for her disability, fired her and then punished her for complaining about it, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it filed today. … Read moreEEOC Sues Valley Tool for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation

Pakistan tries to thwart extradition of Dawood’s top aide to the US

This post was originally published on this siteLondon, July 1 (IANS) Pakistani diplomats in London are making all-out efforts to prevent the extradition of D-Company’s top lieutenant Jabir Motiwala to the United States. Hearing the extradition plea of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court, the D-Company’s defence lawyer, … Read morePakistan tries to thwart extradition of Dawood’s top aide to the US

Im-Politic: On the Democrats’ Debates

This post was originally published on this siteSo thanks to last week’s two debates, we’ve now seen most of the Democratic presidential candidates in, as sportscasters like to say, “limited action,” and have had some time to ruminate about the results. Here’s my sense of some of the biggest takeaways. >The Democrats generally are in … Read moreIm-Politic: On the Democrats’ Debates

Mallya could be extradited within days if Tuesday’s oral hearing fails

This post was originally published on this siteVijay Mallya could be extradited to India within days if he is not granted leave to appeal by the London high court at his oral hearing on July 2. On April 11, he applied for an oral hearing to argue his case which has been listed for Tuesday … Read moreMallya could be extradited within days if Tuesday’s oral hearing fails

Daily Nonpareil: Chamber members give Axne a cordial welcome

This post was originally published on this siteTim Johnson, Daily Nonpareil, June 29, 2019 U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, told a modest-sized crowd Friday that she would “work with anyone” to serve her constituents in Iowa’s Third Congressional District. She spoke to attendees at the Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon at Holiday … Read moreDaily Nonpareil: Chamber members give Axne a cordial welcome

Remarks At The Inauguration Of Panama President-Elect Mr. Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo

This post was originally published on this siteRemarks At The Inauguration Of Panama President-Elect Mr. Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo kcpullen@doc.gov Mon, 07/01/2019 – 13:46 Export and investment promotion AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Monday, July 1, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Introduced by Roxanne Cabral, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Panama Thank you, … Read moreRemarks At The Inauguration Of Panama President-Elect Mr. Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo

Longest period of economic growth in US history, 121 months

This post was originally published on this siteThe US economic expansion at the start of this month is now the longest period of economic growth in US history at 121 months, CBS News reported. However, the pace of growth in this recover has been relatively slow. Previously, the longest expansion was 120 months, which ended … Read moreLongest period of economic growth in US history, 121 months

Large job board operator StepStone acquires stake in programmatic job advertising provider for $80 million

This post was originally published on this siteJob board StepStone acquired an 85% stake in Appcast for €70 million (US$79.6 million), the company announced today. StepStone is part of Axel Springer. Staffing Industry Analysts identifies Axel Springer as one of the largest job board operators in the world. Appcast provides software for increasing the efficiency of … Read moreLarge job board operator StepStone acquires stake in programmatic job advertising provider for $80 million

Nurse Licensure Compact operational today in Kansas and Louisiana; can speed up placements: American Traveler

This post was originally published on this siteToday, the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact became operational in Kansas and Louisiana. The number of states participating in the compact now number 31.The compact allows registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and vocational nurses to hold one multistate license that allows them to practice in their home state and … Read moreNurse Licensure Compact operational today in Kansas and Louisiana; can speed up placements: American Traveler

Location, schedule top list of reasons why hourly workers reject jobs

This post was originally published on this siteOnline staffing platform BlueCrew ranked the top five reasons hourly worker reject job offers with location the top reason based on an analysis of more than 10,000 job offers that were not accepted on its online platform. “Our data shows that when actually deciding whether or not to … Read moreLocation, schedule top list of reasons why hourly workers reject jobs

Growth in AI-related job postings slows; more openings than workers

This post was originally published on this siteArtificial intelligence job postings on Indeed rose 29.1% over last year, according to a blog post by job board Indeed. However, that was lower than the previous two years. AI job postings on the website rose 57.9% from May 2017 to May 2018, and had risen 136.3% between … Read moreGrowth in AI-related job postings slows; more openings than workers

Gig workers in need of new ways to prepare for retirement (The Pew Charitable Trusts)

This post was originally published on this siteAn article by The Pew Charitable Trusts reports that new ways must be explored to help independent workers, such as those working through online platforms, prepare for retirement. “Employer-provided benefits, including retirement plan coverage, are usually not available to independent workers. As a result, most independent workers must … Read moreGig workers in need of new ways to prepare for retirement (The Pew Charitable Trusts)

America’s Concealed Crisis: Fifty Years of Economic Decline, 1969 to 2019

This post was originally published on this siteIf we consider the long term, it’s clear America’s economy and society have been declining for the average household for 50 years. What if the “prosperity” of the past 50 years is mostly a statistical mirage for the bottom 80% of households? What if whatever real gains (adjusted for … Read moreAmerica’s Concealed Crisis: Fifty Years of Economic Decline, 1969 to 2019

Rubio calls for legislation to keep Huawei restrictions in place

This post was originally published on this siteEditors note: This legislation should pass. Also the US needs to focus on developing 5G here. Fast. Ridiculous that we don’t have it.  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) vowed legislative action on Saturday after President Trump said that he would lift a ban on U.S. companies doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei. Please … Read moreRubio calls for legislation to keep Huawei restrictions in place