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D.C. local worker requirement not being met

A recent audit of Washington, D.C.’s First Source mandate that requires local workers be given employment preference on construction projects funded with tax dollars shows that the requirement is not being met......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 11th, 2018

City Council approves local hiring requirement for public projects

The agreement establishes requirements for contractors to hire local workers and apprentices and to hire from disadvantaged populations for public projects......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2018

Judge: Firm can mandate drug test for medical marijuana user

A federal court judge has ruled that a New Jersey business doesn't have to waive its mandatory drug testing requirement for a worker who uses medical marijuana......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 15th, 2018

The Latest: US contract worker to admit taking kickbacks

The Latest on a man who has agreed to plead guilty to taking millions of dollars in kickbacks (all times local): 3:20 p.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 27th, 2018

Saboteur or whistleblower? Battle between Musk, ex-Tesla worker turns ugly.

The tech giant that has become infamous for its high-pressure workloads has accused a former Gigafactory worker who says he's a whistleblower of being a potential mass shooter, but the local sheriff's office found no "credible threat.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 21st, 2018

Tampa"s CAE USA is planning 100 worker expansion

Tampa-based CAE USA is seeking local and state incentives to expand its aerospace and aviation operations in Tampa. Documents filed with Hillsborough County say the county is considering up to $660,000 in total incentives for the company. In return C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018

Local worker policy puts Saudi businesses on edge

So-called Saudization is taking hold in the kingdom as new reforms try and tackle high unemployment but as Reuters Emily Wither finds out in Riyadh it's hard for local businesses to find the staff......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 23rd, 2018

Vatican Envoy to France Is Investigated for Sexual Assault Charge

French authorities placed the Vatican’s envoy to France under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting a local Paris official last month, the latest in a string of embarrassing episodes involving Holy See diplomats......»»

Category: europeSource: wsj6 hr. 59 min. ago

Localgiving to give fundraisers the chance to become Local Heroes this April

Localgiving to give fundraisers the chance to become Local Heroes this April.....»»

Category: topSource: pressat13 hr. 28 min. ago

“It’s important for local businesses to give back – especially to such a worthwhile cause.”

“It’s important for local businesses to give back – especially to such a worthwhile cause.”.....»»

Category: topSource: pressat13 hr. 28 min. ago

White residents in Bed-Stuy being profiled by city’s AirBnB enforcers, local pol says

A lawmaker in a rapidly gentrifying section of Brooklyn says city agents are following her white constituents home from the subway, suspecting they are Airbnb customers in illegal... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork13 hr. 28 min. ago

Apollo is said to be nearing deal for group of Nexstar stations

Apollo Global Management LLC is closing in on a deal to buy a group of local television stations from Nexstar Media Group Inc. for more than $1 billion, according to people with knowledge of the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork13 hr. 28 min. ago

Long Island City brokers despair over Amazon"s abrupt reversal

Let the finger-pointing begin. Amazon.com Inc.’s decision to drop its expansion plans in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens plunged local real estate brokers into despair – just months... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork13 hr. 28 min. ago

Victory for the little guy, foes say of Amazon"s NYC departure

A firebrand of a freshman congresswoman. Two career politicians who bulldozed local interests. And two others who harnessed fury over corporate welfare going to the world’s richest man. Amazon.com... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork13 hr. 28 min. ago

Nearly Three Years After Olympics, The Rio 2016 Organizing Committee"s Debt Load Has Tripled

The fallout from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has continued years after the last games have ended. The debt incurred by the local Olympic organizing committee, Rio 2016, has now increased dramatically to more than three times.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge14 hr. 28 min. ago

The state and local tax deduction cap probably isn’t going away — despite Trump’s comments

President Trump again indicated this week h.....»»

Category: topSource: latimes22 hr. 29 min. ago

Amazon invites Ocasio-Cortez for tour, calls worker claims untrue

A senior Amazon.com Inc executive on Friday disputed claims raised by Representa.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 16th, 2019

Google got tax breaks worth millions as it secretly expanded across U.S.

Local officials say they are pressed to maintain secrecy to lure powerful tech companies that wish to avoid controversies and keep details about their operations under wraps......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 15th, 2019

The Latest: Nigeria delays presidential vote until Feb. 23

The Latest on Nigeria's election (all times local): 2:50 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 15th, 2019

SABOR selects local CPA firm to conduct forensic audit

While a spokeswoman for SABOR said the audit has begun, she said it's too soon to know when it will be completed......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2019

Amazon invites Ocasio-Cortez for tour, calls worker claims untrue

A senior Amazon.com Inc executive on Friday disputed claims raised by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that Amazon workers face "dehumanizing conditions" as being untrue and invited her to take a tour of company facilities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 15th, 2019