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You shouldn’t have to tell your employer you need an abortion

Photo: Getty (Getty Images) Citigroup noted this week that it would cover the travel costs of employees who have to leave their state to have abortions, thanks to laws like the Six-week abortion ban in Texas. Well, Citi didn’t actually utter the word abortion—he wrote this in a letter to its shareholders: “In response to […]

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Jobs jamboree 2022 sees enthusiastic employers and savvy job seekers at MetraPark | Local News

TOM ACKERMAN At Jobs Jamboree 2022 in Billings on Wednesday, the consensus was that the labor market favors employees. The Montana pavilion at MetraPark was packed with employers and job seekers. “There’s been a lot of activity and the energy seems high, especially compared to last year when we were here,” said Holly Lake, district […]

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Biden’s attacks on employer-sponsored health care pave the way for socialized medicine

OPINION: Employer-sponsored insurance is the foundation of American health care. More than 155 million Americans rely on their employers for health insurance, and according to a March 2021 survey, more than two-thirds were satisfied with their coverage. So why are we constantly told that America’s healthcare system is broken? And why is the Biden administration […]

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Letter: Workplace Plans Are Unsustainable | Letters

The commentary by Ms. Schaefer of The Heritage Foundation published on February 20 is highly misleading about the personal and social benefits of employer-based health insurance coverage, while acknowledging its significant problems in a single paragraph. Here are the rebuttals of Schaefer’s main points: 1. “More choice and access to medical services” — wrong! Private […]

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Letter: Employer Plans Are Unsustainable | Letters

The commentary by Ms. Schaefer of The Heritage Foundation published on February 20 is highly misleading about the personal and social benefits of employer-based health insurance coverage, while acknowledging its significant problems in a single paragraph. Here are the rebuttals of Schaefer’s main points: 1. “More choice and access to medical services” — false! Private […]

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Five labor law developments that should catch the attention of employers in March 2022

As we begin March, there are many developments for California employers on the legal front. Here are five issues that should grab employers’ attention this week (and will likely impact California employers for the rest of the year): 1. Will the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) survive 2022? PAGA was designed by the California […]

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Idaho House passes bill to criminalize employer vaccination mandates

The Idaho House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill that would make it a crime for most employers to require coronavirus vaccinate or compel an employee to disclose their vaccination status. The Idaho House voted 39-29 to pass Bill 581. If passed into law, it would become a crime for employers to refuse to […]

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Hospital makes on-site job offers despite severe staff shortage

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A regional health care system may have the perfect opportunity for you as they seek to fill new and open positions. Bon Secours, a faith-based nonprofit healthcare system, is seeking more employees to join its centers in Central Virginia. Seven Richmond-area hospitals to host hiring events from 11 a.m. to 2 […]

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NHS Trust covering Aylesbury launches new scheme to help jobseekers and guarantees an interview on completion

A new job support scheme has been launched by the Buckinghamshire NHS Trust to help unemployed residents. A six-week course will start on February 28, helping participants learn what it takes to become a health assistant. Anyone who completes the six-week program is guaranteed an interview for permanent employment. Register to our daily newsletter The […]

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REI union workers want their ‘progressive’ employer to pay a living wage

Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images On the Clock is Motherboard’s report on the organized labor movement, gig work, automation and the future of work. REI officials began morning shifts this week at the company’s flagship store in Manhattan by reading aloud a series of talking points about the company’s stance against unionization. Kate Denend, sales […]

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aequum Unveils 2022 Outlook for Employer-Sponsored Health Plans: Cost-Containment Strategies and Opportunities to Minimize Risk and Maximize Value

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–aequum LLC, acting on behalf of 325 self-insured health plans and their participants nationwide, predicts the regulatory and economic trends that will impact medical billing and shape employer-sponsored health plans in 2022. “Over the past year, the focus has been on rising health care costs and federal legislation that supports employer-sponsored health plans access […]

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Callahan bill would prohibit ‘able-bodied’ adults without children from refusing job offers to maintain Medicaid eligibility

BY JALEN MAKIMMC STAFF MADISON — State Rep. Calvin Callahan (R-Tomahawk) and several Legislative Republicans introduced a package of legislation to “help address the ongoing statewide jobs crisis,” said a statement from Callahan’s office. The Workforce Initiative Package, introduced on Tuesday, January 18, includes a bill authored by Callahan. “The 35th Assembly District, like much […]

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Bill Callahan would prohibit ‘able-bodied’ adults without children from refusing job offers to maintain Medicaid eligibility

By Jalen Maki Tomahawk Editor-in-Chief MADISON — State Rep. Calvin Callahan (R-Tomahawk) and several Legislative Republicans introduced a package of legislation to “help address the ongoing statewide jobs crisis,” said a statement from Callahan’s office. The Workforce Initiative Package, introduced on Tuesday, January 18, includes a bill authored by Callahan. “The 35th Assembly District, like […]

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Supreme Court blocks Biden’s private employers’ vaccine mandate but lets health care rule take effect

Topline The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a mixed ruling on the Biden administration’s Covid-19 workplace vaccination requirements, reinstating a vaccination mandate for healthcare workers but temporarily blocking the vaccine or vaccine rule. test for large private employers as litigation against the two progresses. The United States Supreme Court on January 7 in Washington, DC […]

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Orange County employers and job seekers face labor shortage

It’s extremely frustrating, Joe Hannigan said, to see how many job opportunities exist in the Hudson Valley and not even get a response from potential employers. “It seems like there are more options than ever before, not that I’ve been more successful than before,” said Hannigan, 32, of Walden, of his recent job search. “It […]

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Louisiana Supreme Court upholds employer’s vaccine mandate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The Louisiana Supreme Court unanimously upheld a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on Friday for the state’s largest health care system. The ruling came the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments over the Biden administration’s order requiring companies with at least 100 employees to demand vaccinations or tests. Louisiana’s highest court […]

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Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Employer Vaccination Mandate

The Louisiana Supreme Court upheld a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for the state’s largest health care system Through JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press January 7, 2022, 10:40 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana’s Supreme Court on Friday unanimously upheld a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for the state’s largest […]

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Attracting talent in 2022: job seekers are in the driver’s seat

Three out of four full-time employees and almost half of part-time employees plan to leave their jobs in the next 12 months. (Photo: Shutterstock) It appears that job seekers have taken the wheel from employers and are now changing the direction of the pandemic-influenced labor market. The new to-do list US Labor Market Report: 2022 […]

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Nomi Health seizes analysis supplier Artemis Health to reduce employer healthcare costs

Direct healthcare provider Nomi Health has acquired healthcare analytics company Artemis Health to accelerate its mission of reducing healthcare costs for employers. Artemis offers analysis software that helps employers and health plans reduce the costs of their health benefits while maintaining results. The tools will build on Nomi’s existing platform, Nomi Connect, which allows employers […]

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Cuyahoga County hiring event generates 126 job openings for correctional officers

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ebony Tipton was ready to trade her scrubs for a badge four years ago when she first applied to be a correctional officer with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department, but the price was not not correct. At the time, she recalls the pay hovering around $16 an hour, which wasn’t enough for […]

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Employee quits, denied job offers tied to vaccination mandate, UNC Health says

About 60 employees have quit their jobs at UNC Health, citing the Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based system’s vaccination requirement, system spokesman Alan Wolf confirmed. Becker’s. About 35 applicants have also declined job offers because of the vaccination policy, Wolf said. That’s out of the hundreds that UNC Health has hired. “We take this vaccine requirement […]

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Mental health and career resources for recent college graduates

By moving away from college friends, applying for jobs, and losing access to student resources, the transition to postgraduate life can be confusing, difficult, and costly. Credit: Rachel Jaycox | Lantern File Photo By moving away from college friends, applying for jobs, and losing access to student resources, the transition to postgraduate life can be […]

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Residents seek higher wages but receive fewer job offers

Final-year medical residents are expecting high salary offers in their first roles as physicians, but that could be a mismatch for health systems still reeling from COVID-19. According to the 2021 survey of final-year medical residents, conducted by Merritt Hawkins, earning a good income was very or somewhat of a concern for 93% of residents. […]

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Job offers of up to $12,000 a week lure Houston nurses to COVID-19 hotspots

Houston nurse Millicent Peters gets job solicitations regarding COVID-19 once or twice a week, but even she wasn’t prepared for the pitch texted to her cellphone last month. If she could move immediately for a temporary assignment in one of the disease hotspots, Krucial Staffing offered a salary between $5,000 and $7,000 per week, plus […]

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Career resources put the class of 2016 on the path to success

The preparation paid off for members of UChicago’s Class of 2016, who worked diligently to secure strong post-graduation opportunities in a wide range of professional fields as well as competitive graduate programs. Ninety-three percent of the Class of 2016 graduated with career plans in place, and many alumni see early engagement with the UChicago Office […]