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2014-05-20 12:33:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers led by a University of North Texas Health Science Center epidemiologist found that a just and socially responsible layoff process is important for the emotional health of workers - a study that occurred during the most severe recession since the Great Depression. The findings could inform how downsizing companies approach layoffs, emphasizing processes that are transparent, understandable, fair and well planned, said M....

2014-05-20 00:21:00

New study examine government data WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While employers argue that there are not enough workers with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) degrees, a new analysis of government data by the Center for Immigration Studies finds no evidence that a general shortage of such workers exists. Consistent with most research on the subject, the findings show that the country has more than twice as many people with STEM degrees as there are STEM...

2014-05-18 23:02:48

Career Fair Connects Job-seekers With Disabilities and Inclusive Employers Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 AbilityLinks.org, the award-winning job-opportunity network created in 2001 to promote the hiring of people with disabilities, will host its second virtual job fair of the year beginning June 17. All job-seekers with disabilities and employers who value disability diversity are invited to participate. Samuel Chou, who recently found a job at the City Colleges of Chicago with...

2014-05-15 23:10:58

Debt Consolidation USA gives out pointers for consumers to know how job loss can affect their financial capabilities. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA discussed in an article published last May 9, 2014 the pointers to look out for to know if a person will survive job loss. The article titled “Are You Financially Secure To Survive A Job Loss?” shares the tell-tale signs that a person needs financial improvements to survive job loss. The article...

2014-05-07 23:15:17

RiseSmart executive discusses the importance of creating loyal brand ambassadors by treating their former and transitioning employees as valuable alumni. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Far too often, when layoffs are mismanaged they can result in resentment from both impacted employees and remaining workers left feeling overwhelmed by a larger workload and a significant shift in structure. This situation can be avoided, however, through careful planning and emphasis on treating all...

2014-05-07 10:13:52

"We are turning the professional social workers into moral agents. This development recalls a time before the welfare state, when we had poor relief and when the extent to which the state could help you depended on your own dignity." This is the assertion by Marie Østergaard Møller, who is associate professor at the Department of Political Science and Government, Aarhus University regarding the labor market policy that has been carried out in Denmark since the 1990s. More specifically,...

2014-05-07 09:58:07

UCLA study finds children are less likely to graduate from high school and college, more likely to experience depression When single mothers lose their jobs, their children suffer significant negative effects as young adults, according to a new study by researchers at the California Center for Population Research at UCLA. The study focused on two sets of outcomes for the children — educational achievement and social-psychological well-being. Specifically, researchers evaluated whether...

2014-05-02 23:10:00

Proprietary Score Shines Spotlight on Economic Well-Being of U.S. States, Counties and Cities Stamford, CT (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 The DIVER Geo Score results for April have been released. The DIVER Geo Score represents a relative score of the economic health of a U.S. State, county or city. Based on a scale of 0-10, with 10 being the best, this data is updated monthly and is calculated from multiple economic and demographic factors related to three primary data categories—employment,...

2014-04-28 23:12:21

Is there a Bill currently before the New Jersey Legislature which would invalidate Restrictive Covenants and Non-Disclosure Agreements for unemployed individuals who are eligible to receive unemployment benefits? (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Pozzuolo Rodden P.C., Philadelphia Business Law Lawyers, announces the release of the question of the month: "Is there a Bill currently before the New Jersey Legislature which would invalidate Restrictive Covenants and Non-Disclosure Agreements for...

2014-04-24 12:25:53

TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) program between 2002 and 2012, which made it easier to hire foreign workers, accelerated the rise in unemployment in Alberta and British Columbia, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada: Are They Really Filling Labour Shortages?", author Dominique M. Gross finds that easier access to foreign labour can generate undesirable incentives on the part of...


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