Staffing Industry News of the Week – 1/18/13
What employment law changes lie ahead in 2013?
Published on January 11, 2013 by Eversheds LLP, Huw Rolant Jones, United Kingdom
In this briefing we consider the legislative changes that lie ahead for the UK this year. It reveals a large number of proposals at various stages of…
Wal-Mart pledges to hire thousands of veterans and buy more US products over the next decade
The Washington Post
Published on January 15, 2013 by Jason Janik/BLOOMBERG NEWS
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer and the nation’s largest private employer, is making a pledge to hire every veteran who wants a job.
7 Illinois employment offices closing, nearly 200 laid off
Published on January 15, 2013
The Illinois Department of Employment Security is closing seven offices and reducing staff by nearly 200 people.
Court orders Aerotek to cooperate with bias probe
Published on January 16, 2013 by Samantha Bomkamp
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Wednesday that a federal appeals court has ordered staffing firm Aerotek Inc. to comply with an investigation into allegations of workplace discrimination.
Labor and employment law 2013: a year-end review
Published January 16, 2013 by Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, Steven M. Schneider, Anthony J. Amendola and Amr Shabaik
As we embark upon a new year, now is the time to look back at the significant US labor and employment law developments of 2012 and prepare for new…
US futures jump after jobs, housing data
U.S. News & World Report
Published on January 17, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock futures jumped Thursday as the government reported that weekly applications for unemployment benefits hit a five-year low and the construction of new homes surged. Dow Jones industrial futures rose 39 points to 13,476