Which employers are currently under investigation?

5,000 employers in Virginia are currently investigating claims of discrimination against applicants.The state’s unemployment agency, the Department of Labor and Industries, announced last week that more than 1,000 companies have received the notification.While the majority of those who are currently being investigated are local companies, a few are also state-based companies.The largest of these are […]

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‘We want to pay them to be happy’: The first wave of Virginia jobs goes online

In the final weeks before the state’s election, many Virginians are already signing up for payroll taxes that they are not allowed to pay.The state’s Office of Business Licensing is already accepting applications for these tax payments from employees who are not eligible for unemployment or other jobless benefits.And Virginia’s unemployment benefits program is expected […]

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When you are out of work, how to get your unemployment benefits

There’s a good chance you’ll never see your unemployment benefit again.But that’s not stopping some people from doing what they can to get their money back.Here’s how.First off, it’s important to be clear on what you’re entitled to.“What you are entitled to is to a payment from your bank or credit union for the purpose […]

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Why the McDonalds Job Seekers Are Working Less and Losing Out

Employment lawyers in New Jersey are concerned about the growing numbers of McDonalds employees who are quitting or going on vacation without paying the minimum wage, but say it’s the wrong question to ask.“If you are making $20 an hour and you are not getting paid a decent wage, you are doing something wrong,” said […]

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Drug tests for Milwaukee County workers are coming to an end

Posted September 15, 2019 09:47:08The tests are coming home to New York and will now be administered at a local pharmacy, according to the state’s Department of Health.The state said it was working with pharmacists and a local testing lab to help people who have worked for the Milwaukee County Department of Public Works (MCDWP) […]

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Why it’s hard for some companies to retain employees online

The online job market has become so competitive, with employers paying high salaries to lure the most talented and motivated workers, that many companies are struggling to retain people.That has forced some companies — including big tech companies like Microsoft and Google — to pay people to stay on-site.But some of these employers are doing […]

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Trump’s employment security adviser says there’s no reason for concern about his background

U.S. President Donald Trump’s top adviser on employment security, Joseph O’Sullivan, said there was no reason to be concerned about the president’s past employment history, even if the president was born in Ireland.Trump has not said whether he is an American citizen, and his campaign has not released any documents that would show his citizenship […]

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