Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Money and Aggravated Identity Theft

This post was originally published on this siteA Maryland woman pleaded guilty to theft of government money and aggravated identity theft, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur. Please follow and like us:

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

This post was originally published on this siteThe 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this siteA 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this siteIt 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, … Read moreVested Interests in Charge = Guaranteed Failure

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

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this site 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 … Read moreHomeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour

Trump says immigration raids will begin after July 4

This post was originally published on this siteWashington, 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 … Read moreTrump says immigration raids will begin after July 4

Senate suggests expanding India-US defense cooperation to Gulf region

This post was originally published on this siteNew 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 … Read moreSenate suggests expanding India-US defense cooperation to Gulf region

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

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, 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 … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor Launches Excellence in Disability Inclusion Awards

Auto dealers shut shop as sales slow

This post was originally published on this siteThe ongoing slowdown in the automobile industry — along with the liquidity crisis in the market — has had a crippling effect on the dealer network. Data from the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), the apex body of vehicle sellers, shows that the city count of dealership … Read moreAuto dealers shut shop as sales slow

Examiner: Dunkin’ Dumps Store Owners for Hiring Undocumented Workers

This post was originally published on this site 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this siteU.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 … 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!

This post was originally published on this siteI’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 … Read moreMaking News: Two New TV Interviews on Video…& More!

Govt proposes Rs 74k cr bailout for BSNL, MTNL

This post was originally published on this siteThe 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 … Read moreGovt proposes Rs 74k cr bailout for BSNL, MTNL

‘Swaraj India shall be a strong alternative for the people of Haryana … we oppose the ruinous Jat vs non-Jat politics’

This post was originally published on this siteSwaraj India founder Yogendra Yadav triggered a controversy last month when he said Congress must “die”. He later elaborated that India needs alternative politics to challenge BJP’s dominance and Congress could not provide it. In… Please follow and like us:

Bridge over troubled waters: Modi-Trump meet at Osaka G20 provided a road map to moving Indo-US relations forward

This post was originally published on this siteDespite a noisy run-up and continuing, thorny challenges, the Indo-US relationship has emerged from last week’s G-20 meeting in Osaka between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump with a decidedly positive trajectory.  The… Please follow and like us:

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

This post was originally published on this siteGig 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 … Read moreGig workers in US and UK would take less pay for steady work

The Reserves Network acquires North Carolina staffing firm

This post was originally published on this siteHire 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 … 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

This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia 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 … 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 post was originally published on this siteThis 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 … Read moreImproved recruiting process for a better ‘candidate experience’

Facebook to make job ads searchable (ABC News)

This post was originally published on this siteFacebook will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit cards searchable for US users in the wake of a legal settlement, ABC News reported. Ads had only been delivered selectively to Facebook users based on users’ data. The lawsuit had been over housing ads. The searchable jobs database … Read moreFacebook to make job ads searchable (ABC News)

We need those people for nontraditional jobs — Staffing quote of the week

This post was originally published on this site“We’re going back to a service-based society that also builds relationships. If you think about it, everybody from your pizza delivery guy, to managers, to people who work in overnight stores — they work nontraditional jobs. We need people to work those jobs,” Desiree Harrison told The Spokesman-Review … Read moreWe need those people for nontraditional jobs — Staffing quote of the week

Im-Politic: China Experts Who Obviously Ain’t

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States has to be the only country on earth (excepting dictatorships with no respect for facts or the truth) in which individuals who have been massively wrong on major issues can be considered “experts.” Think that’s wrong or overstated? Then how do you explain this recent … Read moreIm-Politic: China Experts Who Obviously Ain’t

CBI crackdown on loan defaulters; 17 FIRs filed

This post was originally published on this siteIn possibly the biggest synchronised action against alleged bank loan defaulters, the CBI on Tuesday launched a massive crackdown by carrying out searches at over 61 locations in 18 cities after registering 17 cases involving swindling of funds to the tune of Rs 1,139 crore, officials said. Please … Read moreCBI crackdown on loan defaulters; 17 FIRs filed

The future of open government: reflections from OGP & Code for America 2019

This post was originally published on this site Source: Code for America / Flickr Two of the largest gatherings for open government advocates and civic technologists took place in May of this year. Thousands of civic technologists, open government advocates, government officials, and representatives of NGOs traveled to Ottawa for the annual Open Government Partnership … Read moreThe future of open government: reflections from OGP & Code for America 2019

VP Mike Pence: ‘There Is Nothing Compassionate About Open Borders’

This post was originally published on this site Tue, Jul 2nd 2019 @ 11:05 am EDT Vice President Mike Pence told a gathering of conservative Christian activists Saturday night at the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s annual gala dinner that the Democratic policy goals relating to border security are “morally wrong” and would only enable the … Read moreVP Mike Pence: ‘There Is Nothing Compassionate About Open Borders’