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2014-08-25 16:27:28

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) joined the United States Department of Labor today to launch this year's Labor Rights Week at San Francisco's Mexican Consulate. The opening ceremony included the signing of an alliance with DIR's Cal/OSHA, Federal OSHA and the Mexican Consulates in California to assist in educating Mexican workers on their labor rights. The OSHA Alliance Program is an annual agreement that...

2014-08-04 12:26:47

Shows Strong Positive Momentum NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in July. The index now stands at 120.31, up from 119.92 (an upward revision) in June. This represents a 6.6 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The six-month growth rate in the Employment Trends Index is the strongest in over two years, suggesting solid job growth is likely to continue in the coming months," said Gad Levanon, Director of...

2014-08-01 16:22:42

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ­U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the July 2014 Employment Situation report released today: "We've now seen six consecutive months with job growth topping 200,000, and 53 consecutive months of private-sector job growth - the longest streak on record. Businesses added 209,000 jobs in July, bringing us to a total of 9.9 million since February 2010. The unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, a...

2014-06-19 23:11:22

With the recent implementation of Affordable Care Act and other requirements, the Department of Labor (DOL) has increased the number of health plan audits at U.S. businesses. Cypress Benefit Administrators serves as a resource in offering compliance assistance and helps employers better prepare for these regulatory assessments with information on common documents reviewed. Appleton, WI (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As the number of Department of Labor (DOL) health plan audits continues to...

2014-05-01 23:09:40

On April 7, 2014 and April 28, 2014, Obama administration, Department of Labor (DOL), argued in the 9th and 5th Circuit Courts, for out-of-network providers and patients against the health plans, on whether providers must balance bill patients before billing health plans. ERISAclaim.com demystifies the court impacts for all healthcare providers. Hanover Park, IL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 On April 7, 2014 and April 28, 2014, Obama administration, Department of Labor (DOL), argued in the 9th and...

2013-10-01 23:32:06

allRisk Co-Founder Overcomes Obstacles in Physically Demanding Career Somerdale, N.J. (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The month of October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month – a celebration of America’s disabled workers and their contributions across a variety of industries. In an effort to shine light on disability employment issues while simultaneously honoring those who work through their disability, allRisk – a New Jersey-based disaster recovery contractor – will be...

2013-09-18 23:01:53

Career fair connects job seekers and inclusive employers while helping federal contractors to meet new disability hiring goal during National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Wheaton, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 AbilityLinks.org, the award-winning job opportunity website that was created in 2001 to influence disability and employment-related practices and hiring of people with disabilities, will host its final virtual job fair of the year beginning October 8. All job seekers with...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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