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Kaine on the issues: Not always taking the party line

Politico - ‎vor 15 Stunden‎
Kaine said the following month that he would support TPP only if it were accompanied by stepped-up job training for displaced U.S.

Union leaders expect membership boost with Shell's Beaver County plant on the way

Tribune-Review - ‎vor 1 Stunde‎
The multibillion-dollar, multi-year project's demand for 6,000 or more skilled workers for construction starting next year will squeeze the current workforce supply.

Australians Called to Boycott Beer to Support Workers

teleSUR English - ‎vor 14 Stunden‎
Workers went on strike following the rejection of the new terms, backed by the Electrical Trade Union, ETU and the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, AMWU. CUB remains stubborn in its decision to sack and rehire workers. For a number of weeks a ...

Low Unemployment in 3 Key Swing States Hurts Trump

Newsmax - ‎vor 8 Stunden‎
In Colorado and Virginia, the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in June, well below the national average of 4.9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday.

Bucks arena: Project labor agreement ironed out with trade, union organizations - ‎22.07.2016‎
“The Bucks are proud to enlist local labor organizations to ensure that this historic project is built safely and efficiently by an incredibly skilled local workforce. This agreement is another important step forward in creating this world-class ...

Bill to reform U.S. skilled worker visa programs is effort to 'build momentum'

Science Magazine - ‎21.07.2016‎
Still, “we're trying to build momentum” and raise awareness of the need to reform these high-skill guest worker visa programs, he said. He introduced the bill now, .... If China won't free trade with us, why should we with China?) The best thing would ...

Austin job creation jumps in June - ‎22.07.2016‎
If there is one problem, Cyrier said, it's the lack of skilled workers, especially in the trades. Austin needs more commercial plumbers, painters and mill workers, he said.

Constructive engagement

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - ‎22.07.2016‎
Finding skilled workers makes the equation even more difficult.” The subcontractors who perform most of the labor at constructions sites - from carpenters to plumbers to drywall installers - have reported labor shortages for some time.

Fact-checking Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the 2016 RNC

Washington Post - ‎22.07.2016‎
The dark portrait of America that Donald J. Trump sketched in his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention is a compendium of doomsday stats that fall apart upon close scrutiny.

New Savannah job program aims to help those with criminal backgrounds

Savannah Morning News - ‎22.07.2016‎
Savannah residents used to work on Savannah projects, but now a lot of outside labor is brought in for the local jobs, said Meddy Settles, a representative of the carpenters union.

Image: Betty & Veronica #1 by Adam Hughes Image: Betty & Veronica #1 by Adam Hughes

A.V. Club - ‎22.07.2016‎
He's a cheesecake artist who courts controversy with his work, and while he's a very skilled cartoonist, his reputation over the last few years makes him a strange choice of variant cover artist for a run written by someone like Rucka, who has built ...

OPINION | Brexit, Trump and Duterte: There is Method in Madness

InterAksyon - ‎vor 12 Stunden‎
The winners in globalization include TNCs, mobile professionals, consumers, and global cities as centers of finance while losers include migrants, poor and less skilled workers, and SMEs unable to compete with foreign firms. All these led to the rise ...

Young mothers are dying in Assam's tea gardens – at a rate higher than anywhere in India - ‎vor 17 Stunden‎
The British East India Company gradually waded into the trade, bringing small quantities of tea along with its usual cargo of silks and other textiles from the Middle Kingdom.

China Should Make It Easier to Become Chinese

Bloomberg - ‎21.07.2016‎
In the case of high-skilled labor, China faces an additional challenge: Many of its most-qualified citizens are leaving the country outright in search of better opportunities.

Rauner Vetoes Multiple Labor-Focused Bills

Progress Illinois - ‎22.07.2016‎
"Pursuant to collective bargaining agreements with the State, workers represented by SEIU already earn the hourly rate of $13, with more skilled workers earning much more. The State simply cannot afford to increase the hourly rate from $13 to $15. When ...

North America's Building Trades Unions and American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Tout Benefits of ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎19.07.2016‎
As we have seen with other flourishing sectors of the economy, this has the potential to create career training opportunities in the skilled trades, provided that industry, government and labor work in tripartite harmony to make it happen. "North ...

Trump steps into void left by what Republican Party destroyed

Chicago Tribune - ‎21.07.2016‎
For years, the GOP establishment talked of Americans pulling themselves up by their bootstraps even as trade deals shipped capital and jobs overseas and destroyed entire communities here.

Manufacturing: Bedrock of a healthy US economy - ‎22.07.2016‎
... “a shift from goods producing industries (that had disproportionally provided high-wage opportunities for low-skilled workers) to technical service industries (that disproportionally employ college graduates) and low-wage industries, such as the ...

Kyrgyzstan at Twenty-Five: Treading Water

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - ‎21.07.2016‎
Civil society is robust and boasts a number of highly skilled experts, yet it has not proven strong enough to build a transparent political and economic system.

Region looks to close up workforce issues ahead of cracker

Pittsburgh Business Times - ‎22.07.2016‎
One big concern: Whether there's going to be enough skilled workers in the region to fill the jobs to build the ethane cracker, staff the cracker and then build and staff the place for the manufacturing of plastic products that is expected to sprout up ...