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Opinion: How California can meet climate goals via offshore wind power

East Bay Times 09 Jun 2023
While great progress has been made, essential next steps must be taken to bring California offshore wind online – including centering tribes, labor groups, and local voices in decision-making, transmission and port upgrades, a permitting roadmap, strong project labor agreements, ...

US Chamber of Commerce Calls for West Coast Port Mediator

The Maritime Executive 09 Jun 2023
The Chamber released a copy of the letter sent to President Biden and Acting Labor Secretary Julie Su on Friday morning ... They cite the history of labor disruptions at the ports over the last 20 years related to the contract negotiations ... writes to the President and Labor Secretary.

We must harness offshore wind but protect Sears Island

Bangor Daily News 05 Jun 2023
According to the , offshore wind can be a major clean energy source for the New England electric grid — and conveniently, the winds in the Gulf of Maine are strongest in the winter months when Maine’s energy use is the highest ... Sierra Club Maine also supports the critical need to develop offshore wind through several bills this legislative session.

Trying to explain the whys of Long Island wind farms

LI Herald 04 Jun 2023
Topics included the basics of the Offshore Wind project, the dangers of electromagnetic fields (EMFs), how the project will affect marine life and the benefit for local labor and jobs. Esposito explained what the Offshore Wind project is and why the state is moving along with the project.

The Real Cost of Cheap Labour

Quillette 04 Jun 2023
In this way, Lind departs from other prominent proponents of organized labor and worker power ... Lind calls for restrictions on the ability of American corporations to engage in “global labor arbitrage” via offshoring and the importation of low-wage foreign workers, whether unskilled or brought in by corporate employers under the H-1B program.

Maine islander wants to bridge the gap between fishermen and scientists

Bangor Daily News 31 May 2023
She’s also spent time laboring aboard Casco Bay Lines ferries, chugging between offshore islands, in all kinds of weather ... From fish farming to right whales to offshore windmills to byzantine federal fishing regulations, Train said she wants to bring the two sides closer to ...

Peter Dutton claims Labor wants ‘gas gone’ and urges sector to fight intervention

The Observer 18 May 2023
Peter Dutton has claimed that Labor ... Dutton railed against a series of Labor policies ... Dutton said the sector was liable to pay a 40% tax rate on offshore oil and gas projects, but “because the Labor government can’t manage money, it wants to hit you with the hammer of taxation”.

CodaMetrix Autonomous Bedside Pro Medical Coding Launches with Henry Ford Health

Longview News-Journal 18 May 2023
Because medical coding is exacting and time consuming, health systems have a difficult time recruiting and training an adequate number of qualified medical coders, spending more on labor costs or sending work offshore, often leading to lower coding quality and revenue leakages ... About CodaMetrix ... For more information, visit https.//

How inflation, dead whales and Snooki could sink New Jersey’s offshore wind plans

Politico 17 May 2023
The Fifty How inflation, dead whales and Snooki could sink New Jersey’s offshore wind plans ... Phil Murphy’s offshore wind plans as whales wash ashore ... Those could be worth as much $2.8 billion to the company, according to calculations by Affordable Energy for New Jersey, a business and labor group that is critical of offshore wind energy.

Letter: Offshore wind bill can be game-changing for Maine

Bangor Daily News 16 May 2023
Curry’s bill, LD 1818 “An Act Regarding Port Facilities Relating to Offshore Wind Power Projects,” lays out in clear language the crucial importance of combining high labor and environmental standards in the construction of a port to service new offshore wind facilities.

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Strategies to Train and Connect American Workers to Jobs Created ...

The White House 16 May 2023
The Baltimore region also has a burgeoning offshore wind industry, and the Maryland Department of Labor won a Good Jobs Challenge award to support the industry’s growth by implementing a new apprenticeship model in partnership with multiple employers and seven unions.

Gramercy Surgery Center Selects Infinitus to Improve Patient Experience and Create Foundation for Future Growth

Longview News-Journal 16 May 2023
"Using AI-based software like Infinitus gives us a significant advantage over other surgery centers that have offshored or outsourced the benefit verification process" said Cheng. "While human labor can learn and improve, it's not as systematic and consistent as technology ... Learn more about how companies are leveraging Infinitus Systems, Inc ... ....

Ukraine's Neoliberalism on Steroids, Europe’s Economic Suicide, by Michael Hudson

The Unz Review 15 May 2023
Meanwhile, the government is implementing exceedingly anti-labor legislation ... As you just pointed out, the political system is such that labor has no representation there ... Neither industry nor labor is benefiting ... And not only that, but by destroying German industry, you’ve destroyed the demand for skilled labor.

Letter: Make sure offshore wind development benefits Maine communities

Bangor Daily News 12 May 2023
Offshore wind could create thousands of jobs ... The bill ensures that any new state port built to support offshore wind includes labor standards that are good for working people and their families ... I support requiring labor and environmental standards for new offshore wind developments.

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