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Fired Darden Execs Get $68 Million For Failing, Workers Get $2.13 An Hour

By Sarah Anderson — Olive Garden’s parent company Darden Restaurant Group, the nation’s largest full-service restaurant chain, is sending three top executives off with $68 million while it pays workers $2.13 per hour. Imagine the Three Stooges as waiters. Curly’s pouring hot soup in laps, Moe’s sneezing in the spaghetti, and Larry’s lighting a well-coiffed woman’s […]

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<a href=http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=64193027&piPK=64187937&theSitePK=523679&menuPK=64187510&searchMenuPK=64187511&entityID=000158349_20140722093642&cid=3001_DECwps_Social_Protections_and_Labor target=_blank >Can Services Enable Growth In Low-Income Nations?</a>

Can Services Enable Growth In Low-Income Nations? Several high-level reports have raised the concern that low-income countries, especially in Africa, are experiencing premature de-industrialization. Services Economies Too Soon? The concern is that they are growing without transforming. Have the latecomers to development missed the boat? Although these concerns are well placed, Africa’s growth seems to […]

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How The DOL Let Companies Get Away With Unpaid Internships

By Kara Brandeisky and Jeremy B. Merrill, ProPublica- Two years after the U.S. Department of Labor announced its intent to crack down on unpaid internships, a federal investigator called a final meeting with the biggest offender the agency had found: an outdoors magazine based in Santa Fe, N.M. The investigator reported interns at Outside magazine had […]

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<a href=http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5175 target=_blank >Widespread Labor Shortages Ahead for the U.S.</a>

For Now, Jobs Remain Scarce — But an Aging Population and the Recession’s Aftermath Are Poised to Create Labor Shortages and an Historic “Seller’s Market” for Skilled Workers American workers have endured six years of depleted wealth, stagnant wages, and general insecurity. But their fortunes are about to change, according to a surprising new study […]

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<a href=http://www.gallup.com/poll/168215/microbusiness-owners-depend-second-job.aspx?utm_source=tagrss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=syndication target=_blank >Survey Says Many U.S. Microbusiness Owners Depend on Second Job</a>

Nearly one in three microbusiness owners in the U.S. depend on a second job as their main source of personal income, according to the new Sam’s Club/Gallup Microbusiness Tracker. More than half (54%) of first-year microbusiness owners say they depend more on a second job for their personal income. Meanwhile, business owners who have been […]

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Predatory Payday Lenders: On Victory Drive, Soldiers Defeated By Debt

By Paul Kiel and Krista Kjellman Schmid, ProPublica, and Mitchell Hartman, Marketplace– Seven years after Congress banned payday-loan companies from charging exorbitant interest rates to service members, many of the nation’s military bases are surrounded by storefront lenders who charge high annual percentage rates, sometimes exceeding 400%. The Military Lending Act sought to protect service members […]

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Stable Jobs For Workers With Intellectual Disabilities A Global Challenge

  There are almost 200 million persons with intellectual disabilities in the world. For many of them, finding a stable job represents a major challenge. In Li’s case, a little help has made a big difference.   Li Chao ILO News– Li Chao is making marmite at the Wan Feng restaurant in Beijing’s Fengtai district. […]

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ManpowerGroup Urges Manufacturers To Help Solve the Skills Shortage

Staffing firm ManpowerGroup is urging manufacturers to commit to private-public sector task forces for developing market-specific solutions to address the skills shortage within the U.S. manufacturing industry. “Innovative manufacturing and prototyping enterprises are growing in the U.S., but hiring in manufacturing is not as robust as we’d like to see,” said Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup president. “Contemporary […]

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Job Outlook: Employers Hire Fewer New College Grads Than Projected

Having a change of heart after predicting more robust hiring, employers now say they expect their college hiring levels to remain relatively flat, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Employers taking part in NACE’s Job Outlook Spring Update survey say they will hire 2.1% more new college […]

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<a href=http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=4809 target=_blank >Can Inflation Be Too Low?</a>

FROM THE CONFERENCE BOARD– The April job increase, and upward revisions for earlier months, was a pleasant early spring surprise. Still, the fundamental problem, four years after the official end of recession, is the continued lack of more final demand, holding firms back from hiring faster. This is especially pronounced in the service sector (excluding health […]

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