Tag: United States

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Needed Now: Contact Tracers to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19

As coronavirus cases surge across the United States, contact tracers are in higher demand than ever. In fact, it is predicted that as many as 300,000 contact tracer positions will be needed this year alone, and hiring a qualified group of individuals will be no easy feat—these individuals will be critical to containing the spread.

DACA

DACA Decision Protects 700,000 ‘Dreamers’ from Deportation

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision blocking the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, thus protecting approximately 700,000 immigrants, commonly referred to as the “Dreamers,” from being deported from the United States.

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Hiring Optimism Is Starting to Emerge

Global staffing firm ManpowerGroup has been keeping track of global hiring intentions for decades, and with the COVID-19 pandemic shaking up the world, it is now seeing a 10-year low in U.S.-based hiring intentions for the third quarter (Q3) of 2020.

Women

Even When Women Earn More, They Earn Less

New research into the Bureau of Labor Statistics conducted by JobList found there are a few occupations in which women earn more than men, including billing, reservations, travel clerks, and advertising sales. However, the number of occupations for which this was the case was much smaller than the number of occupations in which men made […]

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Is Age Simply a Number? Yes, Say the Courts

In fall 2018, Dutch media personality and self-proclaimed “positivity trainer” Emile Ratelband garnered worldwide attention after petitioning a Dutch court to change his age by 20 years. Ratelband was born in 1949 and wanted to change his year of birth to 1969. Why not?

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Employer Community Sees Downsides to Coronavirus Order Limiting Immigration

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would suspend immigration to the United States as part of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic sparked anger among businesses reliant on foreign workers. Perhaps bowing to that pressure, the final version of the president’s executive order (EO) doesn’t affect temporary foreign workers, but employers may still worry […]