WASHINGTON — About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels ...Read More »
More than 400 people participated in a Nano Job Fair Wednesday, conducted by the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the CNSE Photovoltaic Manufacturing and Technology Development Facility in Rochester. In expanding the governor’s high-tech strategy to grow ...Read More »
Monroe County is working with UNICON and the Rochester Building and Construction Trades Council in a national, nonprofit program called Helmets to Hardhats. The program connects National Guard, Reserve retired, and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled-training and career ...
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WASHINGTON — All Democrats in the Senate are backing a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Sen. Joe Manchin was the last holdout. His spokesman said Wednesday that ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers advertised more jobs in August but hiring was essentially flat, further evidence of a job market that has weakened after a promising start to the year. The Labor Department said Thursday that job postings rose 75,000 ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped by 66,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 374,000. But the spike was largely because California processed a huge backlog of claims and the partial government shutdown prompted ...
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The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $2.3 million in grants to New York and Mississippi to develop and enhance self-employment assistance programs. Participants in the voluntary program will receive entrepreneurial training, access to resources to help launch their own ...Read More »