Job openings have been contracting for two months. These measure job postings by employers looking to fill positions. The decline may not indicate a softening of the labor market. Rather, it could be showing employers are looking toward training and capital investment to expand production due to very low levels of available workers. … [Read more...] about Jobless Claims Rise Slightly But Remain at Historically Low Levels
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Share Better, a group that opposes Airbnb’s presence in New York and other cities, maintains an online map showing the locations of registered sex offenders and building-code violations in New York. The point was to show a lack of safety near the informal rentals, but since offenders and violations were so prevalent, the upshot was that the “map makes one wonder where it is safe to stay in the city,” as Mashable wrote. Share Better didn’t uncover evidence that any Airbnb hosts actually are registered sex offenders. … [Read more...] about Airbnb clarifies rules: No class-action lawsuits
Buttigieg addressed the concerns of unions in Nevada, who have vocally opposed the idea of losing private health insurance plans provided through their collective bargaining agreements. “Who are we to tell them that they are to give up those plans?” Buttigieg asked. “I’m going to listen to workers who say that they want to be able to keep their plans. … I’m not willing to force it on people.” … [Read more...] about Democrats in Nevada Ask Candidates: How Will You Counter Trump on Economy?
The other thing that really had him upset is that this disconnect between the elites and the sort of Main Street regular working-class people. He talked about, you know, it's the deplorables, it's the folks on CNN that are laughing and snickering. This is - James Carville knows that this is a disaster brewing for his party. Unless they can get focused, get on message and reach out to those people and bring them in and try and pry them away from Donald Trump, because right now they're sticking with Trump and it's a real problem. INGRAHAM: I mean, Doug, they threw everything at this President. He was a Russian co-conspirator. He was more working with Putin. Mueller didn't deliver. Then they impeached him, predicted doom for the Republican Party. They were going to crack all these defections. None of it happened. More people rallying to Trump. Economy booming. And where are the Democrats? The misery index of the Democrat Party is up to here. Most people are, meanwhile, happy. … [Read more...] about Mexican drug cartel fueling Los Angeles homeless crisis
Chen said one claim — that Uber had violated California labor laws by classifying drivers as independent contractors rather than employees, denying them overtime, work expenses and other benefits — could be worth $1 billion or more if the drivers went to trial and won employee status. The state would be entitled to three-fourths of any labor law penalties, which were valued at $1 million in the proposed settlement. … [Read more...] about Judge holds up Uber settlement with drivers