06 May 2013

Career News and Articles: Weekly digest 20

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Career news & articles

US needs a comprehensive immigration reform: White House

The US needs a comprehensive reform system functional both for dealing with legal and illegal immigration in the country, the White House has said.

It refused to side with lawmakers who are seeking to put the ongoing reform on hold in the wake of the Boston marathon bombings.

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Compensation costs for state and local government workers increased

Compensation costs for civilian workers increased 0.3 percent, seasonally adjusted, for the 3-month period ending March 2013, essentially unchanged from the 0.4 percent increase for the December 2012 3-month period.  Wages and salaries increased 0.5 percent for the current period compared to a 0.3 percent increase for the December 2012 period. Benefit costs decelerated to 0.1 percent in March 2013, ...

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Job vacancies in Manila's largest retail firms up by 13% in '12

Large companies that operate retail establishments and restaurants in Metro Manila rode through the stronger-than-expected economic growth last year while understaffed, accounting for about one-fourth of job vacancies last year.

The Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics reported that a quarterly average of 85,397 jobs were available in large enterprises in the National Capital Region in  ....

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Spain's Unemployment Hits Record Numbers

Madrid is bracing for protests later today, as new employment figures show Spanish unemployment shot up to a record 27.2 percent in the first quarter of this year. Joblessness also increased at alarmingly high levels in France, with the number of documented job seekers rising by 1.2 percent in March from February to 3,224,600. That's up 11.5 percent from March ...

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2nd International Online Conference on Electronics, Power and Control

2nd International Online Conference on Electronics, Power and Control

27-28 June 2013
AECERI Organization, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Important dates:Â
Paper Submission Deadline: 10 May 2013Â
Notification of Acceptance: 1 June 2013Â
Final Registration and Payment: 25 June 2013Â
Conference: 27-28 June 2013

Web address: http://iocepc2013.aeceri.org
Paper Submission: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iocepc2013
Sponsored by: AECERI Organization
Indexed by: IEEE, IJSER (International ...

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