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US Businesses Going Full Steam Ahead With Hiring

US Businesses Going Full Steam Ahead With Hiring

BY EMEL AKAN WASHINGTON—The U.S. labor market made a stunning comeback in May, beating expectations by 10 million jobs. As states begin to reopen, business owners are turning more optimistic about the future, signaling that the pandemic-induced recession may be short-lived. The U.S. economy added 2.5 million jobs last month as states started to ease lockdown restrictions. The strong employment numbers shocked economists […]

People drove for Freedom today in Ventura

People drove for Freedom today in Ventura

As a statement for more easing of the draconian restrictions from County officials, over 150 cars were gathered at the government center.  They were festooned with banners, displays of American flags waving from windows, the participants drove down Telephone Road then turned onto Victoria Ave.  They then turned around, scattering as they continued drive different […]

America’s Job Center, Oxnard May 2019 Career Shops

America’s Job Center, Oxnard  May 2019 Career Shops

Space is limited. Prior registration required. Career Shops are offered at no cost to job seekers. Participants must be registered with CalJOBS (https://www.caljobs.ca.gov) before signing up for a career shop. For more information, call the West County America’s Job Center at 805-204-5171. Career shops are sponsored by the Human Services Agency, EDD Workforces Services and […]

More Women Donning Hard Hats as a Career: ‘Times Are Changing’

More Women Donning Hard Hats as a Career: ‘Times Are Changing’

KATIE JERKOVICH, Entertainment Reporter   More women in New York City are donning hard hats as a career and one such individual talked about how much she enjoys it. “Times are changing. It’s not just a man’s world anymore,” Tanay Matthews, who works construction with Local 361 union, told CBS2 on Wednesday. (RELATED: Kate Hudson Will Raise Her […]

When Fluffy wants Mommy: The growing demand for pet-friendly workplaces

When Fluffy wants Mommy: The growing demand for pet-friendly workplaces

By Deborah McPhee, Professor of Human Resources Management and Health and Safety, Brock University. Millennial women are choosing pets over kids. And they want to bring those pets to work. What can employers do?

The average American worker spent 9 whole days commuting last year

The average American worker spent 9 whole days commuting last year

Long commutes aren’t the most enjoyable parts of out lives — and unfortunately for most of us, the amount of time we spend on the road is going up each year. The Washington Post reports that the average American spent more than nine full days commuting to and from work in 2016, with the average […]

Brawn in an Age of Brains

Brawn in an Age of Brains

. By Victor Davis Hanson Those who would never stoop to paint their own houses gladly expend far more energy sweating at the gym. During the decline in physical-labor jobs over the last 50 years, an entire compensating industry has grown up around physical fitness. As modern work becomes less physical, requiring hours at a […]

A Plea for Sheltered Workshops — Give The Disabled A Chance to Win

A Plea for Sheltered Workshops — Give The Disabled A Chance to Win

By Naomi Fisher Throughout our lives we have been told, “Whether you win or lose, the most important thing is that you tried your best,” or “There can be only one winner, but it’s important you tried your best,” or how about the Special Olympics motto for handicapped, “If I cannot win, let me be […]

Donald Trump celebrates historic victory, gets to work

Donald Trump celebrates historic victory, gets to work

Donald Trump accepted congratulations from across the political spectrum at home and from leaders around the globe Wednesday, just hours after voters elected him the nation’s 45th president, and he hunkered down in New York to ponder a list of hefty decisions awaiting him. His victory was cemented by wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and perhaps […]

Sheltered Workshop Closures — A Follow-up

Sheltered Workshop Closures — A Follow-up
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