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5 Simple Methods I’ve Learned To Fight Tunnel Vision At Work Find yourself getting sucked into your work? Here’s how to climb back out and stay grounded. <img src=”//c.fastcompany.net/multisite_files/fastcompany/imagecache/1280/poster/2016/07/3061743-poster-p-1-five-simple-methods-ive-learned-to-fight-tunnel-vision.jpg 1440w,” alt=”” class=”poster”>[Photo: Flickr user Paul Nuttall]  Adam Steele 07.13.16 5:00 AM I catch tunnel vision like a virus, and it always has the same symptoms. I… Read more »

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US Factory Orders up 1.9 Percent in April, Best in 6 Months   By Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON — Jun 3, 2016, 10:21 AM ET Orders to U.S. factories increased by the largest amount in six months but much of the strength came from a rise in demand for commercial aircraft. A key… Read more »

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Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames The Overtime Rule In 2014, President Obama directed the Secretary of Labor to update the overtime regulations to reflect the original intent of the Fair Labor Standards Act, and to simplify and modernize the rules so they’re easier for workers… Read more »

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GPS at Voorhees College Job Fair today!   Barbara Greene (Business Developer at GPS Orangeburg) and Crystal Starks (Staffing Specialist at GPS Orangeburg) represented GPS at a job fair at Voorhees College today!   Barbara Greene         Crystal Starks

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Department of Labor Releases 2016 State Unemployment Insurance Report American Staffing Association (02/26/16)  Toby Malara The 2016 State Unemployment Insurance Report has been released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Unemployment Insurance. As of the end of 2015, four states and jurisdictions (California, Connecticut, Ohio, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) still had outstanding loans… Read more »

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PRESS RELEASE 2-11-16 EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Enforcement and Litigation Data Retaliation, Race Discrimination and Harassment Persist; Disability Charges Increase WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released detailed breakdowns of the 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2015. Retaliation charges increased by nearly 5 percent… Read more »

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Summertime Blues? Solicitor of Labor Eyes July Publication of Overtime Regs By Seyfarth Shaw LLP on February 1st, 2016 Posted in DOL Enforcement Authored by Alex Passantino Pinning down a publication date for the DOL’s final revisions to the white-collar exemption rules has proven difficult for anyone outside of the agency’s headquarters. Sometimes, the answer seems… Read more »

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Did the groundhog see his shadow?   Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Did Not See His Shadow Updated February 2, 20169:01 AM ET Published February 2, 20167:25 AM ET Bill Chappell Twitter i A screengrab of a video by the tourism website of the state of Pennsylvania shows the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil being watched for signs… Read more »

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Seven employment law trends to keep your eyes on for 2016 http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=af266729-4818-4b77-951d-3cd94369d37c Blog Employer Law Report Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP USA January 20 2016 2016 has arrived, marking the beginning of a year of political transition. While we cannot be certain what the upcoming Presidential election holds for 2017, we can expect to… Read more »