Foreign workers will be able to continue using employment authorization document (EAD) approval notices as List C documents to establish work authorization through Feb. 1, 2021, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced.
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U.S. payrolls rose by 245,000 in November, and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent from 6.9 percent, according to the latest employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Employment gains were driven by hiring in transportation and warehousing, business services and health care. Over half of the 22 million workers furloughed or laid off at the onset of the pandemic in March and April have now been rehired.
A growing number of workers have exhausted their state unemployment benefits and have signed up for alternative federal emergency programs due to expire at the end of the year, as states have begun to reimpose restrictions on businesses amid a resurgence in COVID-19 cases.
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​States reported that 712,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Nov. 28, as states have begun to reimpose restrictions on businesses amid a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell last week, to 5.5 million. Another 4.5 million are enrolled in the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for people whose benefits have run their course. Approximately 20 million people o
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​A federal district court in California invalidated two new regulations that raised prevailing wages and eligibility criteria for foreign workers to receive H-1B visas.Judge Jeffrey White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled Dec. 1 that the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Labor  did not have good cause to bypass notice and comment rulemaking procedures in violation of the Administrative Procedures Act when the agencies fast-tracked t
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The World Economic Forum says technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) will displace 75 million jobs by 2022 but will also create 133 million new roles. That’s a net gain of 58 million new jobs. To prepare workers for these new jobs, organizations will have to provide significant resources for upskilling their workforces. And employees will need to take personal responsibility for their career development in a context of rapid technological change.How can HR professionals prepare e
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​Alma Miranda was excited about landing a job at a company with a reputation as a great place for women to work. Her enthusiasm deflated quickly.Miranda started as an accountant at North Chicago-based pharmaceutical firm AbbVie Inc. just as the pandemic hit the U.S. last spring, and was quickly thrust into juggling her new paying job with an unpaid position as de facto teacher to her three children: Cosette, 16; Isaak, 13; and Alyssa, 9. She says her bosses piled on assignments and ignored h
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Before recessing for the Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation reauthorizing the National Apprenticeship Act (NAA), which would invest billions of dollars in the work-based learning model, codify standards, and expand apprenticeship to new communities and industries.
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​Investing in apprenticeships is on the to-do list of President-elect Joe Biden, who has said he wants to put $50 billion into workforce training by creating partnerships among community colleges; businesses; unions; universities and high schools; and state, local and tribal governments.
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​States reported that 778,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Nov. 21, an increase of 30,000 from the previous week’s revised total.The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell last week, to 6 million. The Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program for people whose benefits have run their course has been showing a steady rise in claims however, now up to 4.5 million. Approximately 20 million people are in t
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​Job posting activity in the U.S. is proving resilient, if slowing down from gains made this summer, according to labor market sources.The number of advertisements for job openings on Indeed is 13 percent lower year-over-year as of Nov. 13, but significantly better than the low point of 39 percent below the previous year’s trend on May 1. The trend in job postings improved in May, June and July, but started to stall in August, said Jed Kolko, chief economist at the Indeed Hiring Lab.Julia Pollak
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