Labor Press Release en University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees Endorses Next Steps for Education and Training Campus Hub for PittTitusville <p>PITTSBURGH—University of Pittsburgh trustees today approved a new vision for the Pitt–Titusville campus. At the board’s annual February meeting, members moved to enlist state, county and educational partners to create a vibrant, multi-institution education and training hub that will serve the six-county region. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Labor University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Titusville Titusville Area School District Titusville, Pennsylvania Titusville Manchester Bidwell Corporation Butler County Community College CEOTitusville Area Hospital Commonwealth Day Crawford County James J. BeckerExecutive DirectorEconomic Progress Alliance Karen E. JezSuperintendentTitusville Area School District Lee ClintonPresident northern Pennsylvania Northern Pennsylvania Regional College Patricia E. Beeson Patrick Gallagher Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:42:28 +0000 UniversityofPittsburgh 1280737 at Low pay 'damaging family life and worker health' <p>Low pay is having a devastating effect on family life and worker health, according to new polling commissioned by the Living Wage Foundation. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Economy Employment Living wage Minimum wage Public Policy Think Tank London Living Wage Foundation Wages and salaries Aviva Group Sustainability KPMG Aviva Katherine Chapman Living Wage Foundation Sam White Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:33:26 +0000 Ekklesia 1280577 at GOVERNMENTS ANNOUNCE CANADA-MANITOBA JOB GRANTS <p>Nearly 3,600 workers at 163 Manitoba companies are receiving valuable skills training through the latest round of Canada-Manitoba Job Grants, Education and Training Minister Ian Wishart announced today. So far this fiscal year, Manitoba workers have benefited from approximately $8 million, a combination of the $4.7-million investment from the governments of Canada and Manitoba and $3.2 million in private-sector contributions. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Labor CEO Movies Manitoba Canada Job Grant Ian Wishart app developers Tactica Interactive Ian Wishart Kevin Glasier Labour Patty Hajdu Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:16:12 +0000 MFCB 1280412 at Governor Carney Signs Executive Order on Health Care Spending <p> WILMINGTON, Del. – Taking the next step in implementing a health care spending benchmark for Delaware, Governor John Carney has signed an executive order establishing the Health Care Delivery and Cost Advisory Group to provide feedback to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) on how to measure and report the total cost of health care in Delaware and how to determine metrics across the health care system to create quality benchmarks. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Health Medical Pharma Labor Social Issues Federal assistance in the United States Government Health care Healthcare reform in the United States Medicaid Medicare Medicine Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson Alaska Delaware Massachusetts Wilmington Personal life Child poverty Health John Carney Medicare Physician Group Practice (PGP) Demonstration advisory healthcare system insurance industry insurance payers Cost Advisory Group Social Services Delaware Center Delaware Health Care Commission Department of Health John Carney Kara Odom Walker office of Management and Budget Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:45:43 +0000 Delaware State Government 1280297 at USDA Seeks Ideas to Help SNAP Participants Become Independent <p>WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2018 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it is looking for innovative ideas to promote work and self-sufficiency among able-bodied adults participating in the department’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Economy of the United States Federal assistance in the United States Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program United States Department of Agriculture US Federal Agency Welfare Washington DC President Agriculture in the United States Food and Nutrition Service Food security in the United States National School Lunch Act School meal programs in the United States Snap WIC federal law law exempts individuals long-term solution America Sonny Perdue US Department of Agriculture USDA's Food and Nutrition Service Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:40:01 +0000 USDA 1280318 at SDCCU selected as one of San Diegos Best and Brightest in Wellness <p>m.</p> <p> SDCCU has been selected for the second consecutive year as one of San Diego’s Best and Brightest in Wellness® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Labor Credit Unions Mobile Banking National Credit Union Administration San Diego Visa San Diego County Credit Union assessment tools banking products banking services business banking services San Diego County Credit Union SDCCU Geography of California National Association for Business Resources San Diego County San Diego County Credit Union Teresa Halleck Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:22:28 +0000 San Diego County Credit Union 1280388 at Spain: 720,000 to help 303 former clothing industry employees find new jobs <p>Spain, laid off by five apparel manufacturers should receive EU aid worth €720,000, following a Budgets Committee vote on Thursday. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Aid Economy of the European Union European Union Legislation Political philosophy Brussels Spain World EGF European Globalisation Adjustment Fund Galicia job-search assistance tailor-made services Ordes Caramelo Confecciones Deus Creaciones Shivshi Viriato Budgets Committee European Globalisation Adjustment Fund Ordes Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:36:37 +0000 European Parliament 1280290 at GE Healthcare and Navicent Health Enter Relationship to Reduce Costs, Improve Patient Care and Target $150 Million in Savings over Six Years <p>We are excited to collaborate with GE Healthcare, a company that brings access to market leading resources, expertise, advanced analytics, and proprietary tools to help us transform how we deliver care to our patients,” said Dr. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Medical Pharma Labor Social Issues Electrical Electronics Health care Health informatics Healthcare Linkedin Medical Imaging Primary care Twitter New York Georgia Personal life Health Health information exchange Patient safety organization healthcare delivery healthcare services home care services medical imaging equipment sustainable solutions technology resources transformative consulting services Macon GE Healthcare GE Healthcare Partners General Electric Navicent Health Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital Central Georgia Helen Stewart Medical Center Medical Center of Peach County Michael Esposito Navicent Health Foundation Ninfa Saunders Rehabilitation Hospital strain then aligning technologies Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:47:37 +0000 General Electric 1280150 at Pay pressures from high employment levels 'could be building' <p>A tighter labour market is delivering more full time jobs, an uptick in pay growth and a drop in insecure work, but overall levels of insecurity and pay remain major concerns, the Resolution Foundation said in response to the latest labour market statistics. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Finance Labor Employment Public Policy Think Tank Unemployment London Resolution Foundation Stephen Clarke Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:38:43 +0000 Ekklesia 1279962 at More single parents working yet poverty still rising, finds Gingerbread <p>A new report, One in four: single parent families in the UK, has been released to mark 100 years of Gingerbread’s work. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Child care Economy Food Parenting Poverty Public Policy Think Tank London Personal life Daycare Trust Euthenics Gingerbread Jobcentre Plus Single parent Universal Credit Work–family balance in the United States Gingerbread Rosie Ferguson Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:44:07 +0000 Ekklesia 1279967 at Virginia Man Indicted for Hate Crime and Threatening Employees of the Arab American Institute <p>The Justice Department today charged William Patrick Syring, 60, from Arlington, Virginia, to four counts of threatening employees of the Arab American Institute (AAI) because of their race and national origin, three counts of threatening AAI employees because of their efforts to encourage Arab Americans to participate in political and civic life in the United States, and seven counts of transmitting threats to AAI employees in interstate commerce. A summons was issued for Syring to appear in federal court in Washington, D.C. AAI is a Washington D.C. based private non-profit organization whose purpose is to encourage the direct participation of Arab Americans in political and civic life in the United States. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Law Federal Bureau of Investigation US Federal Agency Washington, D.C. Arlington Virginia Washington DC AAI Anti-Arabism Arab American Institute National security of the United States Patrick Syring Syring resumed communications Washington D.C. Arab-American Institute Department of Justice Mark Blumberg Nick Reddick William Patrick Syring Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:06:43 +0000 DOJ 1279875 at EEOC Sues Zachry Construction Corporation For Disability Discrimination <p>BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Zachry Construction Corporation, a San Antonio-based construction and industrial contractor, violated federal law when it fired several employees whose post-offer medical questionnaires and subsequent medical examinations revealed they had disabilities, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit. At the time of termination, all these employees were already performing their job duties in a satisfactory manner, the EEOC said. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Law Social Issues Americans with Disabilities Act Discrimination Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Law Physician United States administrative law US Federal Agency Birmingham California Colorado Mississippi North Carolina San Antonio Washington DC Employment discrimination Equal employment opportunity Second-wave feminism federal law industrial contractor Pascagoula Chevron U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Zachry Construction Corporation Birmingham District Delner Franklin-Thomas EEOC's Birmingham District Office Marsha Rucker Parker Isaacson Reginald White U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:35:17 +0000 EEOC 1280312 at CCTE Transition Advisory Council Outlines Recommendations to Strengthen Programs, Industry Connections in TN Schools <p>NASHVILLE—The Tennessee Department of Education announced new steps forward in its work to strengthen the integration of postsecondary and workforce readiness throughout K-12 education, ultimately preparing students to meet the demands of the real world. Through a new report, the College, Career and Technical Education (CCTE) Transition Advisory Council provides recommendations and guidance as the department moves forward in its work to successfully transition students from high school to postsecondary education and beyond. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Labor Government Clarksville Nashville President exploration tools media inquiries Advanced Manufacturing CTE Eastman Chemical Anderson County Beth Duffield Bradley Jackson Candice McQueen Casey Haugner Wrenn Clarksville-Montgomery County Dean Blevins Department of Labor General Assembly George Leake Jeff Aiken Jeff Frazier Jefferson County Jim Tracy Jimmy Davis John Blakely John Cagle Karen Pitts Lyle Ailshie Marc Hill Middle Tennessee Manufacturing Leadership Council Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Obion County Obion County School District Rutherford County Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Sara Gast Scott County State Board of Education Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Tennessee College of Applied Technology Tennessee Department of Education Tennessee Farm Bureau Tennessee General Assembly Tim Parrott Transition Advisory Council Tyra Pilgrim Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:31:18 +0000 Tennessee Government 1279685 at Kuwait/Philippines: Protect Filipino Migrant Workers <p>Workers continue to spend long periods waiting at embassy shelters, including the Philippines safe house, shown here. Since 1992, the Kuwaiti government has relied on deportation as the primary method for dealing with domestic workers who face employment-related problems. Workers reported spending weeks or months in official custody, moving from embassy shelters to police stations, and from there to criminal investigation facilities, before they were sent to deportation detention. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Politics Social Issues Attorney Demography Human migration Non Profit Beirut New York City Indonesia Philippines Vietnam Bangladesh Kuwait Nepal Middle East Abuse President Cultural globalization Domestic work Domestic worker Foreign workers Kafala system Migrant domestic workers Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon Migrant workers Migrant workers in the Gulf region complaint systems law fails main labor law workers law Al Durra Recruitment Company magnum photos Ban Increases Domestic Workers Department Human Rights Watch International Labour Organization Kuwaiti government Moises Saman Philippines embassy Philippines Government Rodrigo Duterte Rothna Begum the Philippines Department of Labor Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:29:31 +0000 Human Rights Watch 1279605 at Worker Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against Union Policy Trapping Workers Into Dues Payments <p>Oshkosh, WI (February 21, 2018) – On Wednesday, February 14, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against United Steelworkers (USW) Local 2-482 for violating a manufacturing plant employee’s rights by imposing an arbitrary “window period” to block him from ending his forced dues payments. </p><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Law Foundation Labour relations Right-to-work law Seattle Springfield West Virginia Wisconsin Communications Workers of America v. Beck Industrial relations International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions National Labor Relations Board Unfair labor practice United States labor law United Steelworkers Clear Water Paper Inc. Lyft Oshkosh Uber Work Foundation Dillabough’s Foundation Donald Dillabough Legal Defense Foundation Mark Mix National Labor Relations Board Supreme Court Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:26:46 +0000 NRTW 1279515 at