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Learn how to code, Biden tells coal workers

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Democrat presidential contender Joe Biden said that coal miners can learn how to code, drawing scorn and laughter from coal workers. On the campaign trail in Derry, New Hampshire, on Dec. 30, Biden said: “Anybody who can ...

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Democrats pass law stripping employees of many arbitration rights

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Have Democrats killed arbitration? The House of Representatives just passed a bill that would make it harder and more expensive, even impossible, for Americans to resolve conflicts with their employers. The Forced ...

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Gospel for Asia to work on behalf of child labor victims

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A mind-boggling 218 million children around the world are involved in child labor, with millions trafficked in forced labor and the sex trade, according to a new report released today by Christian ...

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Pompeo talks about trade war, Syria pullout, North Korea: “Kansas workers will eventually benefit”

Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Secretary of State and a former Kansas congressman from Wichita, spoke about some of the key issues he is dealing with as the country’s leader of foreign policy ...

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Few notice as shutdown really begins this week

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Though the media has provided around-the-clock coverage–including tickers counting down the hours at the bottom of the TV screen since last Friday, Dec. 26 actually marked the first full business day of ...

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American employment level hits historic milestone

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The November employment report, released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, shows the economy added 150,000 jobs continuing the momentum of a historically expanding economy. The unemployment rate held steady at ...

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Missouri minimum wage hike meets mixed reviews

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Minimum wage increases were passed by Missouri voters on November 6 by a nearly 25% margin. What does it mean for workers and employers? The provisions of Proposition B will make the current ...

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‘No soup for you!’ Health department shuts down homeless outreach

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It wasn’t the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld but it just as well could have been. The Kansas City Health Department is receiving harsh criticism for dumping food that was prepared for the ...

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Elderly Kansas couple murdered at carnival

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Alfred “Sonny” and Pauline Carpenter were your average friendly carnival workers, usually seen selling bears and other toys. They were murdered in a scheme orchestrated by fellow Kansas carnival worker Kimberly Younger ...

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Explosive growth of economy creates challenges for businesses finding enough workers

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With the U.S. unemployment rate the lowest it has been since the early 1960s, American workers are prospering in ways they rarely have. Businesses are adding more hours for part-timers and converting ...

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