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For big labor, politics comes before workers' jobs

Johnson City Press 01 Mar 2021
President Joe Biden wants to revitalize the nation’s labor unions ... Now, after several decades of continuing decline, less than 10 percent of workers in the private sector are part of organized labor. The decline is partly because American manufacturing has moved offshore to escape a less-than-friendly business climate created by politicians.
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Scott Morrison's new political crisis could see an end to Australia's international travel ban as ...

The Daily Mail 26 Feb 2021
This enabled Dr Phelps in February 2019 to secure, with Labor support, short-lived 'medevac' laws that allowed asylum seekers in offshore detention to obtain medical treatment in mainland Australia ... seekers in offshore detention to obtain medical treatment in mainland Australia.
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This Republican senator accidentally made a great case for raising the minimum wage

Alternet 25 Feb 2021
"When you were young," El-Sayed continued, "your elected officials hadn't spent the last 30 years peddling tired 'hard work' arguments just to give handouts to corporations, bust unions, and automate and offshore jobs.". Former labor secretary Robert Reich noted that Thune's ...
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John Thune's childhood $6 wage—$24 adjusted for inflation—sure helps make the case for at least $15

Raw Story 25 Feb 2021
"When you were young," El-Sayed continued, "your elected officials hadn't spent the last 30 years peddling tired 'hard work' arguments just to give handouts to corporations, bust unions, and automate and offshore jobs.". Former labor secretary Robert Reich noted that Thune's ...
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Next Pathway Announces New Capabilities to Crawler360 and SHIFT to Accelerate Migration From Hadoop to ...

The Philadelphia Tribune 25 Feb 2021
Enhanced Features Allow Enterprises to Automatically Migrate From Legacy Data Lakes to Desired Cloud Platforms. TORONTO, Feb ... "The cloud is the answer ... Until recently, the primary method available to companies looking to migrate to the cloud from Hadoop was the use of offshore labor, typically offered by large global system integrators ... Blog ... Twitter.
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Rystad Forecasts Massive Offshore Wind Hiring Boom

The Maritime Executive 23 Feb 2021
An offshore wind hiring boom is on the way, according to consultancy Rystad Energy ... The majority of capex for an offshore wind farm occurs in the one to three-year period leading up to commissioning, and this is the most labor-intensive period of an installation's lifecycle.
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New Hampshire looks to offshore wind turbines for renewable energy

Fosters 23 Feb 2021
But building a multi-billion-dollar offshore wind project like this requires a lot of upfront work to build the labor workforce and industry infrastructure for the project and to maintain it for the long term, experts say ... This led New Hampshire to create the Offshore Wind Commission, which is led by Watters serving as chair.
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'A huge opportunity here': NH looks to offshore wind turbines for renewable energy

Portsmouth Herald 23 Feb 2021
But building a multi-billion-dollar offshore wind project like this requires a lot of upfront work to build the labor workforce and industry infrastructure for the project and to maintain it for the long term, experts say ... This led New Hampshire to create the Offshore Wind Commission, which is led by Watters serving as chair.
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Labor pushes for inquiry into ‘broken’ visa system that forces applicants to take trips abroad during Covid

The Observer 22 Feb 2021
Labor will on Tuesday seek to set up a broad-ranging inquiry into the “efficacy, fairness, timeliness and costs of the processing” of partner and family visas ... Labor MP Julian Hill, who has campaigned against the offshore requirements, said the inquiry will also examine the broader “mess” of the family and partner visa program.
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Local legislators engage in dialogue with public

Emporia Gazette 22 Feb 2021
Rep. Eric Smith (76th District), Rep. Mark Schreiber (60th District) and Sen ... I believe that it’s probably coming from offshore somewhere, but it’s a horrid situation.”. Longbine said that those who have been victimized by the fraud can go to the Kansas Department of Labor website to report it and receive instructions on what to do next ... .
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What US autoworkers want from the new Biden administration

Finger Lakes Times 19 Feb 2021
President Joe Biden has promised to be an ally to labor, to make it easier to unionize and to implement workplace protections such as guaranteed paid sick leave ... Decades of companies offshoring manufacturing operations in search of cheaper labor, intensifying competition from foreign-owned rivals operating in the United States and a decline in U.S.
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Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Texas Cold Snap Drives Oil Prices to Near 13-Month Highs

FX Empire 16 Feb 2021
U.S ... producing state ... Advertisement. Know where WTI Crude Oil is headed? Take advantage now with. Start Trading ... In a move that helped cap prices, Norway’s industry employers struck a wage bargain with the Safe Labor Union on Tuesday, preventing a strike at the Mongstad crude terminal that could have forced major offshore oil and gas shields to shut.
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Are offshore wind farms coming to California’s coastline?

The Daily Democrat 13 Feb 2021
This past week, a coalition of labor, industry and environmental groups came together to change that, endorsing a new bill that would require California to set a target of constructing 3,000 megawatts of offshore wind by 2030, enough to power hundreds of thousands of homes, and 10,000 megawatts by 2040.

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