Posted in Affirmative Action Business corporate America Department of Labor discrimination Microsoft Race Racial Discrimination racism Racist

Trump’s Labor Department Demands Microsoft Explain Its Racist Hiring Practices

If the Labor Department is inclined to look into other companies, its staff would likely be very busy rooting out similar racist practices.

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Posted in American workers department of homeland security Department of Labor Economy foreign workers H-1b visas H-2B visas Immigration J-1 visas Jobs Ken Cuccinelli legal immigration mass immigration Politics unemployment

Trump to Halt Foreign Visa Worker Programs to Free Up 600K U.S. Jobs for Americans

President Trump expanded an executive order on Monday, halting a series of visa programs that bring hundreds of thousands of foreign workers to the United…

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Posted in Department of Labor DOL Economics shelter in place unemployment Wuhan coronavirus

Unemployment Claims Soar With Additional 6.6 Million Filed Last Week

The new numbers bring the two-week total of jobless claims to 10 million as government-mandated quarantines shutter businesses and put people out of work.

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Target to Give Workers Pay Raises, Bonuses, and Paid Leave During Coronavirus Pandemic

Target will give its employees wage increases, bonuses, and paid leave to help them through the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, the company said Friday.

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Posted in 2020 Department of Labor Economy Employees overtime Pay Pre-Viral

More Than 1 Million Employees Eligible for Overtime in 2020

More than one million employees could see a fatter paycheck in 2020 as the federal government is overhauling overtime pay requirements for the first time…

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