27 May 2013

Career News and Articles: Weekly digest 23

Here is the weekly digest for Career News & Articles, Visa updates, Travel Tips, etc.

Career news & articles

US witnessed 1199 mass layoff actions in April involving 116849 workers

Employers took 1,199 mass layoff actions in April involving 116,849 workers as measured by new filings for unemployment insurance benefits during the month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Each mass layoff involved at least 50 workers from a single employer. Mass layoff events decreased by 138 from March, and the number of associated initial claims decreased by 11,090. ...

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Figures released on Bulgarian and Romanian migrant workers

More than 100,000 Bulgarian and Romanian nationals are working in the UK, official employment figures show.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has for the first time published a breakdown of Romanians and Bulgarians in employment, an annual rise of nearly 15%.

Bulgarians and Romanians will this year gain the same rights to work in the UK as ...

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In battle for US visas, countries put best foot forward

The government of South Korea hired a former CIA analyst, two White House veterans and a team of ex-congressional staff members to help secure a few paragraphs in the giant immigration Bill.

The government of Ireland, during St Patrick's Day festivities, appealed directly to President Barack Obama for special treatment. And the government of Poland squeezed Vice-President Joe Biden ...

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Conferences & other events

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Conference: Montreal- Biodiversity Mathematics- Sep 16-20

Mathematics for an evolving biodiversity

September 16-20, 2013
CRM, Montral (Canada)


**Contributed talks and posters are welcome**


Hosted by the Center for Mathematical Research in Montral (Canada), in the context of MATH FOR PLANET EARTH YEAR 2013 http://mpe2013.org/

Organizers :
Jonathan Davies (McGill), ...

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