Justice Department Settles Discrimination Lawsuit Against an Educational Service Agency in Michigan

The Justice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement with the Allegan Area Educational Service Agency (AAESA), a government agency providing support, cooperative educational programs, and services to local school districts in Allegan County, Michigan, resolving allegations that AAESA subjected two female teachers to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment in violation … Read moreJustice Department Settles Discrimination Lawsuit Against an Educational Service Agency in Michigan

South Florida Resident Sentenced to 30 Years for $100 Million International Fraud Scheme that Led to the Collapse of One of Puerto Rico’s Largest Banks

A Key Biscayne, Florida, resident and the former CEO and Chairman of a now-bankrupt multinational pharmaceutical company was sentenced to 30 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release yesterday for his role his role in a $100 million scheme to defraud Westernbank of Puerto Rico (Westernbank). The losses triggered a series of … Read moreSouth Florida Resident Sentenced to 30 Years for $100 Million International Fraud Scheme that Led to the Collapse of One of Puerto Rico’s Largest Banks

Vested Interests in Charge = Guaranteed Failure

It boils down to two very simple principles: accredit the student, not the institution and teach every student how to rigorously learn on their own. Vested interests have every incentive to maintain the status quo: specifically, those who currently own the assets, income streams and power will continue to own the assets, income streams and power. To accomplish this, … Read moreVested Interests in Charge = Guaranteed Failure

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour

published 2019-07-02 20:04:13 by Louis Casiano Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to “serious overcrowding” and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General. Photos of migrants in five Rio Grande Valley facilities show many packed into crowded standing-room-only … Read moreHomeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour

Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to “serious overcrowding” and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General. Photos of migrants in five Rio Grande Valley facilities show many packed into crowded standing-room-only cells and behind fences. Others are shown sleeping … Read moreHomeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour

Trump says immigration raids will begin after July 4

Washington, July 2 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that the delayed 10-city raids on illegal immigrants will begin after the July 4 holiday. “After July 4, a lot of people are going to be brought back out,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office on Monday while signing the USD 4.6-billion border funding bill … Read moreTrump says immigration raids will begin after July 4

Senate suggests expanding India-US defense cooperation to Gulf region

New York, July 2 (IANS) The US Senate has suggested expanding defense cooperation with major defense partner India to the Gulf region by holding joint exercises there, similar to the ones India, the US as well as its allies have held in the Pacific and Indian Ocean regions. This was one of the items in the … Read moreSenate suggests expanding India-US defense cooperation to Gulf region

U.S. Department of Labor Launches Excellence in Disability Inclusion Awards

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor has announced it will establish the Excellence in Disability Inclusion (EDI) Awards for federal contractors that demonstrate excellence in including people with disabilities in their workforces. The EDI awards program is sponsored jointly by the Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and Office of Disability … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Launches Excellence in Disability Inclusion Awards

Examiner: Dunkin’ Dumps Store Owners for Hiring Undocumented Workers

Tue, Jul 2nd 2019 @ 5:42 pm EDT The world’s most famous doughnut maker, Dunkin’, outraged that some franchises are not using the required E-Varify system to make sure its workers are authorized to work in the United States, has moved to oust the owners and take over the restaurants, as reported by the Washington … Read moreExaminer: Dunkin’ Dumps Store Owners for Hiring Undocumented Workers

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Three Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Rulings on Exports of Steel Products from Vietnam

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Three Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Rulings on Exports of Steel Products from Vietnam kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 07/02/2019 – 17:25 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced three preliminary affirmative circumvention rulings involving exports of steel products … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Announces Three Affirmative Preliminary Circumvention Rulings on Exports of Steel Products from Vietnam

Making News: Two New TV Interviews on Video…& More!

I’m pleased to announce that two new videos of recent interviews are now on-line. The first is the recording of my aforementioned appearance on Newsmax TV‘s Liquid Lunch program last Friday, and covers the U.S.-China trade conflict and the weekend summit between President Trump and Chinese dictator Xi Jinping.  Here’s the link. Second, I appeared … Read moreMaking News: Two New TV Interviews on Video…& More!

Govt proposes Rs 74k cr bailout for BSNL, MTNL

The government is considering a Rs 74,000-crore bailout plan for the bleeding state-owned telecom companies BSNL and MTNL. BSNL is the country’s biggest loss-making PSU (estimated Rs 13,804 crore in FY19), while MTNL was third with a loss of Rs 3,398 crore. Only Air India has a higher loss than MTNL. Please follow and like … Read moreGovt proposes Rs 74k cr bailout for BSNL, MTNL

Gig workers in US and UK would take less pay for steady work

Gig workers and freelancers would prefer steady employment even if it meant lower pay, according to a report released today by the Centre for Economic Performance, a research organization that is part of the London School of Economics. The findings are based on a survey of more than 4,000 UK and US workers about their … Read moreGig workers in US and UK would take less pay for steady work

The Reserves Network acquires North Carolina staffing firm

Hire Alternatives, a Greensboro, North Carolina-based staffing firm, was acquired by The Reserves Network in a deal announced Monday. “Hire Alternatives joining The Reserves Network is a natural fit,” CEO Neil Stallard said. “Both companies share a vision of providing elite service to our customers and employees.” Hire Alternatives began in 2010 and operates in … Read moreThe Reserves Network acquires North Carolina staffing firm

Retirement program for all employees in the state kicks off in California; will accept gig workers

California rolled out a state-sponsored retirement program for all workers in the state called CalSavers that allows workers to make contributions to save for their retirement if their employers don’t have one, according to an announcement by the state. Companies in California with five or more employees must offer their own retirement plan or CalSavers. … Read moreRetirement program for all employees in the state kicks off in California; will accept gig workers

Improved recruiting process for a better ‘candidate experience’

This case study is adopted from a presentation by Olivia Melman, manager of recruiting operations, Digital Ocean, as presented at the ERE Recruiting Conference, San Diego. It’s no secret the hiring process can be confusing and frustrating for candidates. A lot of times they never hear back after submitting an application, or they don’t know … Read moreImproved recruiting process for a better ‘candidate experience’