IT Pros Wooed With These Perks in Tight Job Market

The unemployment rate is at 3.5% and IT pros are in high demand so employers are increasingly offering these perks to win the recruitment wars. Despite a tiny speed bump to IT and other technology hiring in December 2019, the job market looks pretty sweet for workers across the board. The Bureau of Labor Statistics at the US Department of Labor reported an overall unemployment rate of 3.5% for December, essentially unchanged from the previous month. IT pros are actually…

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Clayton gas station employee hospitalized after man crashed into station – News – The Daily Telegram – Adrian, MI

CLAYTON — Family and friends of a single mother injured when a pickup crashed into a gas station in Clayton are raising money to help the victim’s family while she remains hospitalized. According to the Michigan State Police, which is investigating, at approximately 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, a 72-year-old Manitou Beach man was driving north on U.S. 156 before attempting to pull into the south entrance of the PS Food Mart/Citgo gas station at 10995 W. Carleton Rd., Clayton. The driver…

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Amazon files court motion to pause Microsoft’s JEDI job

Satya Nadella (CEO – Microsoft) and Jeff Bezos (CEO – Amazon) Credit: Microsoft / Amazon Amazon has filed a motion in court to pause the US Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from carrying out an up to US$10 billion cloud computing deal until a court rules on its protest of the contract award. Amazon, originally considered to be the favorite to win the award, had indicated last week that it would file a temporary restraining order to require the…

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Council’s home support workers in Wishaw and Shotts receive high marks from Care Inspectorate

Home support workers in Wishaw and Shotts have been given the thumbs up after a report from the Care Inspectorate. The recent inspection made at the end of last year found the council’s home support service within the two towns was performing well with staff and management given a high mark from inspectors. However, the report also stated some areas which have to be improved in the long term. Morag Dendy, Head of Performance Planning and Quality Assurance, with Health…

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Australian War Memorial boss Brendan Nelson lands plum job with aviation giant Boeing

Australian War Memorial boss and former Defence Minister Brendan Nelson lands plum job with aviation giant Boeing Brendan Nelson will begin his role in Sydney next month He will be president of Boeing Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific. Mr Nelson retired from his AWM position last year after seven years in the role He is a former Defence Minister in the Howard government  By Australian Associated Press Published: 19:51 EST, 19 January 2020 | Updated: 02:44 EST, 20 January…

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AI to set up internal panel to address privatisation-related issues of employees: Source

MUMBAI: Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri has asked disinvestment-bound Air India to set up an internal mechanism committee comprising members from the management and its various trade unions to sort out privatisation-related issues of employees, a source said on Monday. At a meeting between the minister and representatives of over a dozen Air India unions in New Delhi on Monday, the minister also “assured” the employees of full payment of their arrears, according to the source. The nearly hour-long…

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FIIRO workers down tools, seize DG’s official car – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin Workers at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Lagos, have shut down operations and vowed not to resume work until the acting director-general, Chima Igwe, is suspended for parading a phantom PhD. PUNCH Metro learnt that the union leaders had on Friday seized the official car of the DG, as they demonstrated on the premises. They carried placards with inscriptions such as, ‘Acting DG must step aside for fair investigation’ and ‘FIIRO staff demand application of public…

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Police Look For Woman After Nursing Home Robbery Leaves Workers Injured – CBS Boston

WORCESTER (CBS) — Police are looking to identify a woman after a robbery at a city nursing home left three employees injured. The robbery happened at the Christopher House rehabilitation center on Mary Scano Drive in Worcester around 8 a.m. Tuesday. Video of the incident shows the woman fighting and shoving employees. “The suspect just walked in like anybody else and started taking things and when she was confronted she got very violent,” said Worcester Police Lt. Sean Murtha. She…

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The New Humanitarian | Aid organisations fail to protect LGBTQI+ aid workers in the field

Staff from my organisation were recently training personnel in a partner NGO in the Philippines on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. They were pleasantly surprised to see LGBTQI+ people were already included in the evacuation plan of even remote villages in the poorest islands. In places like the Philippines, sexuality can be a taboo subject, but the overall goal is to ensure that no one is left behind when a disaster hits.  Humanitarian programmes are taking LGBTQI+ people’s…

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FBR wants 150pc revenue allowance of basic pay of its employees | Pakistan | thenews.com.pk

FBR wants 150pc revenue allowance of basic pay of its employees ISLAMABAD: The FBR’s officers have proposed to the PTI government for awarding a revenue allowance at rate of 150 percent of the basic pay to their employees on pattern of Punjab and KP governments. On proposed restructuring plan being devised by Dr Ishrat Hussain led Institutional Reform Committee as well as the multilateral donors the IMF and World Bank, the FBR officers belonging to Inland Revenue Service (IRS) prepared…

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