Deutsche Bank careers end in an envelope, a hug

This post was originally published on this siteDeutsche Bank confirmed on Sunday that it was closing huge parts of its trading businesses, with staff in its equities division in Sydney and Hong Kong among the first to be told their roles would go. Staff leaving in Hong Kong were holding envelopes with the bank’s logo. … Read moreDeutsche Bank careers end in an envelope, a hug

Former State Department Employee Sentenced for Conspiring with Chinese Agents

This post was originally published on this siteCandace Marie Claiborne, a former employee of the U.S. Department of State, was sentenced today to 40 months in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $40,000 for conspiracy to defraud the United States, by lying to law enforcement and background investigators, and hiding her … Read moreFormer State Department Employee Sentenced for Conspiring with Chinese Agents

Florida Attorney Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Pornography Film Copyright Fraud Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteA Florida attorney was sentenced to 60 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud scheme to obtain payments from extortion victims to settle sham copyright infringement lawsuits by lying to state and federal courts throughout the country, … Read moreFlorida Attorney Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Pornography Film Copyright Fraud Scheme

Substance Abuse Treatment Center Owner Pleads Guilty to $57 Million Money Laundering Conspiracy in Connection with Hospital Pass-Through Billing Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteThe owner of a Jacksonville, Florida-area substance abuse treatment center pleaded guilty today for his role in a $57 million money laundering conspiracy associated with a pass-through billing scheme involving laboratory testing services. Please follow and like us:

The decline of worker power (with David Rolf and Larry Mishel)

This post was originally published on this siteNot so long ago, economic growth was shared widely among Americans thanks to a suite of policies that boosted the bargaining power of workers. In recent years, employer power has increased while worker powers have been significantly eroded—and as a result, income inequality has grown at record rates. … Read moreThe decline of worker power (with David Rolf and Larry Mishel)

ASIC consults on proposal to intervene to stop consumer harm in short term credit

This post was originally published on this siteASIC has released a consultation paper (CP 316) on the first proposed use of its new product intervention power. On this inaugural occasion, ASIC is looking to address significant consumer detriment in the short term credit industry. Under their recommended Option 1: ASIC would use their product intervention … Read moreASIC consults on proposal to intervene to stop consumer harm in short term credit

APRA Caves Again

This post was originally published on this siteThe Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its response to submissions on proposed changes to the application of the capital adequacy framework designed to support the orderly resolution of a failing authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI). APRA released a discussion paper in November last year proposing that the … Read moreAPRA Caves Again

Book Review: A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

This post was originally published on this site“What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No martyr’s cause has ever been stilled by an assassin’s bullet. No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders. A sniper is only a coward, not a hero; and an uncontrolled or uncontrollable mob is … Read moreBook Review: A Lie Too Big to Fail: The Real History of the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy

Payments companies to ask for review of MDR waiver

This post was originally published on this siteTwo days after the Union Budget, payments companies and fintech startups are approaching the RBI and the government to review its proposal of removing bank charges on electronic payments, saying it will harm adoption and industry growth, three people aware of the matter said. Please follow and like … Read morePayments companies to ask for review of MDR waiver

CBDT plans to add 1.3 crore new tax filers in FY20

This post was originally published on this siteNearly 1.3 crore new income tax (I-T) filers are expected to be added during the current financial year 2019-20. This target has been disclosed in a confidential action plan of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), India’s apex I-T administration body, which was recently made available to … Read moreCBDT plans to add 1.3 crore new tax filers in FY20

Food for the Soul – Interview with a Milanese – Journalist Paola Jaccobi

This post was originally published on this site As part of Solari’s ongoing celebration of the year of da Vinci, we visited Milan and met with one of the city natives. Paola Jacobbi is a very respected Italian culture and entertainment journalist who has lived in Milan for most of her life. Paola joins Food … Read moreFood for the Soul – Interview with a Milanese – Journalist Paola Jaccobi

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from China, Canada, and Mexico

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from China, Canada, and Mexico kcpullen@doc.gov Mon, 07/08/2019 – 17:26 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 8, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Fabricated Structural Steel from China, Canada, and Mexico

Ken Langone: Trump is keeping every campaign promise he made

This post was originally published on this siteEditor’s note: Home Depot founders surprisingly support tariffs and getting tough on China. They also say their business won’t be harmed.  Home Depot co-founders Bernie Marcus and Ken Langone on U.S. trade tensions with China, President Trump’s record so far, their success working together and Marcus’ contributions to … Read moreKen Langone: Trump is keeping every campaign promise he made

Apple names Sabih Khan senior vice president of operations

This post was originally published on this siteAtlanta, GA, July 8, 2019: Apple today announced that Sabih Khan, a 24-year Apple veteran, has been named to the company’s executive team as senior vice president of Operations. Khan has played an important role in delivering each of Apple’s innovative products to market since the late 1990s, … Read moreApple names Sabih Khan senior vice president of operations

Post-Budget sensex fall is second-worst in 11 years

This post was originally published on this siteEquity investors lost close to Rs 3.2 lakh crore on Monday after the sensex dropped 793 points—the sharpest fall since October 2018. The index also recorded its second-worst post-budget performance in a decade as markets expressed their disappointment with the government’s decision to tax buyback of equity by … Read morePost-Budget sensex fall is second-worst in 11 years

51% jump in desis getting Canadian ‘green card’

This post was originally published on this siteDuring 2018, over 39,500 Indian citizens obtained permanent residency in Canada under the express entry system. This figure constitutes 43% of the total permits. China, which occupied the second rank during 2017, slipped to the third rank while Nigeria stood second. Due to visa challenges faced by Indians … Read more51% jump in desis getting Canadian ‘green card’

Recruiting experts’ top 9 strategies to hire the best talent

This post was originally published on this siteIn a perfect world, HR pros like yourselves would take as much time as necessary to find that great hire. But the reality is, you have many more tasks than just hiring to focus on, and managers are typically pestering you to find someone ASAP. The good news? … Read moreRecruiting experts’ top 9 strategies to hire the best talent

U.S. EEOC Opens Registration for San Diego 2-Day EEO Seminar for Private and Public Employers

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),the federal agency tasked with enforcing laws against employment discrimination and harassment, announced it is hosting a two-day EEOC Technical Assistance Program Seminar (TAPS) geared toward human resources and union officials, attorneys, mediators, and equal employment opportunity (EEO) professionals in the private … Read moreU.S. EEOC Opens Registration for San Diego 2-Day EEO Seminar for Private and Public Employers

Cancer diagnosis has evolved as a frontline area for showcasing AI capabilities in healthcare

This post was originally published on this siteArtificial Intelligence is encompassing every paradigm of life and affecting us in one way or another. Companies, Researchers and Investors always remain on lookout for high impact interventions that bring useful transformation in society. Cancer… Please follow and like us:

Poll: Majority of Americans Want Stepped-Up Enforcement if Congress Fails to Act

This post was originally published on this site Mon, Jul 8th 2019 @ 12:55 pm EDT A majority of Americans want illegal aliens who have already been given final removal orders by an immigration judge to be deported if Congress fails to reach a deal this week that closes loopholes in the country’s asylum system … Read morePoll: Majority of Americans Want Stepped-Up Enforcement if Congress Fails to Act

Poll: Majority of Americans Want Mass Removals if Congress Fails to Act

This post was originally published on this site Mon, Jul 8th 2019 @ 12:55 pm EDT A majority of Americans want mass removals of illegal aliens who have already been given final removal orders by an immigration judge if Congress fails to reach a deal this week that closes loopholes in the country’s asylum system … Read morePoll: Majority of Americans Want Mass Removals if Congress Fails to Act

Temp jobs number is up, but downward revisions offset gains

This post was originally published on this siteThe year-over-year growth rate for temporary jobs rose in June as the US added 4,300 temporary positions and total US nonfarm jobs rose by 224,000, according to seasonally adjusted data released Friday by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some point to the overall jobs numbers as reducing … Read moreTemp jobs number is up, but downward revisions offset gains

Temp jobs number is up, but concerns remain amid downward revisions to prior months

This post was originally published on this siteThe year-over-year growth rate for temporary jobs rose in June as the US added 4,300 temporary positions and total US nonfarm jobs rose by 224,000, according to seasonally adjusted data released Friday by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some point to the overall jobs numbers are reducing … Read moreTemp jobs number is up, but concerns remain amid downward revisions to prior months

Employment Trends Index falls in June, but decline likely the result of ‘noise’

This post was originally published on this siteThe Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index fell in June, but the organization cautioned the decline is likely the result of “noise.” Job growth is expected to remain strong. June’s decline was driven primarily by one component of the index — an increase in the percentage of respondents who … Read moreEmployment Trends Index falls in June, but decline likely the result of ‘noise’

Number of Canadian jobs edges down for month but remains up year over year

This post was originally published on this siteTotal employment in Canada fell by 2,200 jobs in June from May to a total of approximately 19.1 million, according to seasonally adjusted data released Friday by Statistics Canada. However, the losses were all in part-time jobs which fell by 26,200. The number of full-time jobs rose by … Read moreNumber of Canadian jobs edges down for month but remains up year over year

Number of Canadian jobs edges down in June but remains up year over year

This post was originally published on this siteTotal employment in Canada fell by 2,200 jobs in June from May to a total of approximately 19.1 million, according to seasonally adjusted data released Friday by Statistics Canada. However, the losses were all in part-time jobs which fell by 26,200. The number of full-time jobs rose by … Read moreNumber of Canadian jobs edges down in June but remains up year over year

$16.5 million settlement in IC case by logistics firm

This post was originally published on this siteLogistics firm XPO Last Mile Inc. agreed to pay $16.5 million to settle an independent contractor misclassification class-action lawsuit that includes 847 current and former delivery drivers. Preliminary approval was granted June 27 in federal court in California. XPO contracts with retailers to arrange for delivery and basic … Read more$16.5 million settlement in IC case by logistics firm

Logistics firm agrees to pay $16.5 million to settle IC case

This post was originally published on this siteLogistics firm XPO Last Mile Inc. agreed to pay $16.5 million to settle an independent contractor misclassification class-action lawsuit that includes 847 current and former delivery drivers. Preliminary approval granted June 27 in federal court in California. XPO contracts with retailers to arrange for delivery and basic installation … Read moreLogistics firm agrees to pay $16.5 million to settle IC case

Recruit invests in fintech blockchain firm

This post was originally published on this siteA division of Tokyo-based Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd., one of the world’s largest staffing providers, today announced an investment in Provenance Blockchain Inc., a provider of a blockchain platform for the financial industry. Provenance is based in San Francisco and was founded in September 2018. Its executive director … Read moreRecruit invests in fintech blockchain firm

Healthcare organizations seek more medical specialists, fewer primary care doctors: report

This post was originally published on this siteHealthcare organizations are seeking more medical specialists and fewer primary care physicians, according to a report released today by Merritt Hawkins, a physician search provider that is part of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AMN). The report also found physicians practicing invasive cardiology have the highest average starting … Read moreHealthcare organizations seek more medical specialists, fewer primary care doctors: report

Healthcare organizations seek more medical specialists, fewer primary care doctors: AMN

This post was originally published on this siteHealthcare organizations are seeking more medical specialists and fewer primary care physicians, according to a report released today by Merritt Hawkins, a physician search provider that is part of AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AMN). The report also found physicians practicing invasive cardiology have the highest average starting … Read moreHealthcare organizations seek more medical specialists, fewer primary care doctors: AMN

Petition: Kamala Harris must apologize to Sikh Americans for defense of beard ban policy

This post was originally published on this siteNRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, July 8, 2019: A Sikh-American lawyer in D.C. has launched an online petition urging Indian-American Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris to apologize to the community for her 2011 defense of a policy that prevented state prison guards from keeping beards for religious … Read morePetition: Kamala Harris must apologize to Sikh Americans for defense of beard ban policy

Democratic Candidates Aren’t on a Winning Track

This post was originally published on this siteVictor Davis Hanson // American Greatness Presidential candidates from both parties usually sound hard-core in the primaries to appeal to their progressive or conservative bases. But for the general election, the nominees move to the center to pick off swing voters and centrist independents. Voters put up with … Read moreDemocratic Candidates Aren’t on a Winning Track

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Are Soaring Prescription Drug Prices Really a Thing?

This post was originally published on this sitePrescription drug prices keep skyrocketing outrageously – at least, that’s what’s constantly reported.  And much of the evidence looks especially impressive:  Politicians who normally agree on nothing have vowed to rein them in – including President Trump and Democrats of all stripes, including many of the party’s presidential … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Are Soaring Prescription Drug Prices Really a Thing?

Courts: Legal pot clashes with zero-tolerance drug test policies

This post was originally published on this siteCourts have historically found marijuana-positive drug tests sufficient grounds to terminate an employee or refuse to hire someone. Employers were safe to move forward without worrying about whether the individual was approved to use medical marijuana or if an employee was actually impaired while at work. Now, however, … Read moreCourts: Legal pot clashes with zero-tolerance drug test policies