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Enhanced Pandemic Federal Unemployment Insurance Didn’t Hurt the Economy. Inequality Does.

Enhanced Pandemic Federal Unemployment  Insurance Didn’t Hurt the Economy. Inequality Does.

By Rebekah Entralgo | September 15, 2021  — An estimated 9 million Americans got the…

Private Equity Destroyed My Job

Private Equity Destroyed My Job

By Shirley Smith | September 15, 2021 — Not long ago, I was a saleswoman…

Monthly U.S. Unemployment Rate June 1990 - June 2021 By County

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Milton Allimadi on US Media’s Africa Reporting

https://media.blubrry.com/counterspin/content.blubrry.com/counterspin/CounterSpin210917.mp3     (Kendall Hunt, 2021) This week on CounterSpin: The primary “sense” of Sub-Saharan Africa in corporate media is absence. When Africa is discussed,…

Milton Allimadi on US Media’s Africa Reporting

EEOC Sues Pilot Freight Services for Disability Discrimination

ATLANTA – Pilot Freight Services, Inc., an international freight shipping and logistics company based in Atlanta, unlawfully fired its international manager because of his cancer,…

EEOC Sues Pilot Freight Services for Disability Discrimination

The Strike Zone—September 13, 2021

With the wide distribution of the vaccine, new COVID-19 protocols negotiated by the professional leagues and their union counterparts are drawing a stark line between…

The Strike Zone—September 13, 2021

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EEOC Sues Pilot Freight Services for Disability Discrimination

EEOC Sues Pilot Freight Services for Disability Discrimination

ATLANTA – Pilot Freight Services, Inc., an international freight shipping and logistics company based in Atlanta, unlawfully fired its international manager because of his cancer, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it recently filed.According to…

EEOC Sues Focus Companies Group of Nevada for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

EEOC Sues Focus Companies Group of Nevada for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

LAS VEGAS –  Focus Plumbing, LLC, Focus Electric, LLC, Focus Concrete, LLC, Focus Fire Protection,…

EEOC Sues Suisan Company, Ltd for Racial Harassment and Retaliation

EEOC Sues Suisan Company, Ltd for Racial Harassment and Retaliation

HONOLULU – Suisan Company, Limited (Suisan), a food distributor on the Big Island of Hawaii,…

EEOC Files Disability Lawsuits in El Paso and Ft. Worth Based on COVID Related Discrimination

EEOC Files Disability Lawsuits in El Paso and Ft. Worth Based on COVID Related Discrimination

DALLAS – The EEOC filed two lawsuits in Texas courts today, alleging that a pharmacy…

The Economy

Enhanced Pandemic Federal Unemployment Insurance Didn’t Hurt the Economy. Inequality Does.

Enhanced Pandemic Federal Unemployment  Insurance Didn’t Hurt the Economy. Inequality Does.

By Rebekah Entralgo | September 15, 2021  — An estimated 9 million Americans got the…

Travel experts on changes to international travel rules in England

Travel experts on changes to international travel rules in England

A surge in holiday bookings is expected after simplified travel rules were announced in England…

American wage and job growth to chill this fall, warm by year-end

American wage and job growth to chill this fall, warm by year-end

American wage growth in 2021 has been the most robust in 20 years, spurred by economic reopening as workers get vaccinated, according to economic research group The Conference Board. But that may be about to change. That spurt of American…

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