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  • Lawmakers to examine causes of state jobless benefit delays

    Lawmakers to examine causes of state jobless benefit delays
    Panicked Californians inundated the state's unemployment agency with 20 times the normal volume of phone calls after a botched computer upgrade delayed jobless checks and crippled parts of the department's website. Call attempts surged after the Labor...
  • Should Congress pass employment gay-rights bill?

    Should Congress pass employment gay-rights bill?
    Support for legislation banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians has reached the key level of 60 votes in the U.S. Senate. Supporters -- all of the chamber's Democrats and a handful of Republicans -- say the Employment Non-Discrimination...
  • MarksJarvis: Economy stronger, but growth in jobs, wages lacking

    MarksJarvis: Economy stronger, but growth in jobs, wages lacking
    The economy is showing some signs of strength — not tremendous strength, mind you, but enough to prove there was adequate heft to weather the partial government shutdown and keep investors in a stock market that has climbed a remarkable 23.6 percent...
  • 7 questions about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act you needed answered

    7 questions about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act you needed answered
    Republican Senator Dean Heller, the junior Senator from Nevada, announced Monday his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which likely makes him the crucial 60th vote in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's attempt to get the bill...
  • LGBT discrimination bill moves forward in Senate on key vote

    LGBT discrimination bill moves forward in Senate on key vote
    The Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a bill that would ban hiring and employment discrimination against LGBT individuals, will proceed in the Senate after 61 senators voted for a cloture motion that will lead to a final vote on the bill. Maryland...
  • Equal rights on the job

    Equal rights on the job
    Most Americans believe that a person should not be discriminated against in the workplace because of sexual orientation. Polls have shown this consistently and strongly for years. So it shouldn't be too much of a shock if the U.S. Senate this week...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown names David Lanier new state Labor secretary

    Gov. Jerry Brown names David Lanier new state Labor secretary
    Marty Morgenstern, a longtime confidant of Gov. Jerry Brown who returned to state government to head the state’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency in 2011, has stepped down, according to a statement released by the governor’s office...
  • Severity of software glitch surprised EDD officials

    SACRAMENTO — Officials in charge of California's troubled unemployment insurance program said they underestimated the gravity of a computer meltdown that has left thousands of jobless workers scrambling to pay bills and feed their families....
  • Critic's Pick: Catch some z's at late showing of Warhol's 'Sleep'

    Critic's Pick: Catch some z's at late showing of Warhol's 'Sleep'
    For those who like to plan a bit in advance, and like something decidedly unconventional, you could do no better than a midnight to 6 a.m. event screening of Andy Warhol's celebrated five-hours-plus "Sleep" scheduled to start on the night of Nov. 16 and...
  • Weekly jobless claims drop to 336,000, near pre-shutdown level

    Weekly jobless claims drop to 336,000, near pre-shutdown level
    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims dropped for the fourth straight week after spiking because of the partial federal government shutdown, the Labor Department said Thursday. About 336,000 people filed for unemployment benefits for the first time...
  • How to blow the whistle without blowing your career

    Someone you work with is doing something unethical. What do you do about it? If you're like most workers, you'll ignore it about half the time. That's what Joseph Grenny, co-author of "Crucial Accountability," found when he surveyed workers for his...