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Among the fault lines that the earthquake of Covid-19 has exposed is the chasm between employers, often overworked and understaffed, who think pandemic relief and other government benefits coddle workers; and employees, often overworked and underpaid, who think the coronavirus has only revealed unfair labor practices. The results of this fault line include the controversial phenomenon known as “quiet quitting.”
The agency is asking a judge to order the couple to "cease their disobedience and resistance to these lawfully issued subpoenas or suffer contempt."
Rockland Bakery agreed to extend 52 job opportunities to female, Black and Asian applicants.
The DOL said it anticipates that the rule’s withdrawal will avoid a reduction in workers’ access to employer-provided fringe benefits, including health insurance and retirement plans, unemployment insurance, and workers’ compensation coverage.
The $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will help build career pathways in the information technology and advanced manufacturing sectors.
For the week ended Oct. 24, new unemployment insurance claims in Connecticut stood at 6,020 up 1,625 from 4,395 the previous week. In New York, there were 52,283 new claims, down 2,607 from the previous week.
The Hudson Valley had an unemployment rate in September of 6.5%, slightly below the average for all 10 regions of the state of 6.6% and dramatically lower than New York City’s rate of 13.9%.
The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts that, if finalized, the rule could result in net savings for employers of almost $481 million per year, most of that due to reduced litigation costs and fewer benefits payments.
During the second quarter, the GDP lost 32.9%.
For the first time in 15 weeks, the number of people filing new claims for unemployment insurance went up.
Trump had generally scored well on the economy, with the new Quinnipiac result being his worst net score on the economy since August 2017.
There were 1,508,000 new claims made for unemployment insurance during the week ending June 13, according to statistics released this morning by the U.S. Department...