Over 100K Jobs Cut in January

The report says, the worst January since 2009.  Tech companies led the nation in job reductions in January, with around 40 percent of over 103,000 jobs that were…

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Recognition of Military Spouse Professional Licenses Required

New law includes a provision for states to make transitions easier for spouses in military moves. A provision included in the recently-passed Veterans Auto and Education Improvement Act…

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OSHA Urges Territories to Enhance Crane Safety Measures

Agency currently investigating crane-related death in Guam port. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is still investigating a crane-related incident in which a worker was killed at the…

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State Department Hosts Gender Policy Council Gathering

Secretary Blinken Speaks at the women’s economic strategy launch regarding the global workforce. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke at the unveiling of the Strategy on Global Women’s…

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Job Creation Higher than Expected in December

The president applauds the report. The Department of Labor announced that 223,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in December. Officials report that the unemployment rate has…

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FTC Rule Would Ban Labor Non-Compete Clauses

The agency calls the practice exploitative. The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a rule that would eliminate non-compete clauses from labor contracts. This would permit employees to work…

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New Legislation Would Address Supply Chains

Bill would require federal agencies to get involved.  Senator Marco Rubio of Florida and Representative Ro Khanna of California have introduced legislation that seeks to strengthen supply chains.…

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DoD Announces 2022 Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards

Five annual awards to be presented in a virtual ceremony. Undersecretary of Defense William A. LaPlante announced the winners of the 2022 Defense Acquisition Workforce Awards this past…

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Transitioning Service Members Receive More Assistance

Labor Department adds 5 new partners to the VETS program. The U.S. Department of Labor announced that five new partners have joined the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service,…

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U.S. and EU Launch Talent for Growth Task Force

The mutual goal is to maintain skilled workers for strong economy. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo was joined by European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager earlier this week…

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