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U.S. government signals more businesses liable as joint employers

U.S. government signals more businesses liable as joint employers

(Reuters) – More U.S. companies could be classified as “joint employers” of workers employed by a staffing agency or contractor and held liable for labor violations tied to those staff, the U.S. Labor Department said in guidance published Wednesday. Joint employment has emerged as a major issue in franchising, contracting, temporary staffing and other arrangements […]

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Here are 15 economic surprises for 2015 Business leaders predict what we’ll be talking about this time next year.

Here are 15 economic surprises for 2015 Business leaders predict what we’ll be talking about this time next year.

As reported in the OC Register: Think back a year ago. Did anybody see consumers rewarded with cheap money and cheap gasoline – along with a healthy economy – nicely wrapped under the 2014 economic Christmas tree? It’s a good lesson that it’s one thing to predict economic trends – the high-probability business patterns we […]

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California 2012-2022 Local Area Employment Projections

California 2012-2022 Local Area Employment Projections

The Labor Market Information Division released the 2012-2022 local area industry and occupational employment projections for the following areas: • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale MD (Los Angeles) • San Diego-Carlsbad MSA (San Diego) • Redding MSA (Shasta) • Hanford-Corcoran MSA (Kings) • Madera MSA (Madera) • San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City MD (San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin) […]

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California Labor Force and Industry Employment Data for November 2014

California Labor Force and Industry Employment Data for November 2014

California’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.2 percent in November, down 0.1 percentage point from October, and down 1.2 percentage points from 1 year ago. In comparison, the U.S. unemployment rate was 5.8 percent in November, unchanged from October, and down 1.2 percentage points from 1 year ago. In California there were 15,650,500 jobs in […]

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Profiles of Key Health Care Occupations by Educational Level

Profiles of Key Health Care Occupations by Educational Level

As reported by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), Profiles of Key Health Care Occupations by Educational Level. Each profile highlights the most essential occupational information by providing a general job description, job outlook and wage data, and typical qualification requirements. Due to the expected strong employment growth, administrative positions of Medical Secretaries and Medical […]

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The Anita Borg Institute Shares Best Practices to Retain Women in Tech Careers

The Anita Borg Institute Shares Best Practices to Retain Women in Tech Careers

As reported by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), The Anita Borg Institute Shares Best Practices to Retain Women in Tech Careers. The Anita Borg Institute (ABI) released Women Technologists Count – Recommendations and Best Practices to Retain Women in Computing. Their report highlights the top reasons women leave engineering and technology companies at twice […]

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Publication Update – Vocations for Vets 2013

Publication Update – Vocations for Vets 2013

As reported by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), Publication Update – – Vocation for Vets 2013. The Labor Market Information Division updated the Vocations for Vets publication. This modular publication series, designed to assist veterans reentering the workforce, identifies a group of civilian occupations that require a set of knowledge, skills, and abilities transferable […]

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Occupational Employment Survey (OES)

Occupational Employment Survey (OES)

As reported by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), Occupational Employment Survey (OES). The Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Unit surveys approximately 35,000 establishments each year to collect occupational employment and wage data. Employers are sampled during the survey reference months in May or November. The information collected is critical to providing good state and local […]

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2010-2020 Local Area Employment Projections

2010-2020 Local Area Employment Projections

As reported by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), 2010-2020 Local Area Employment Projections. The Labor Market Information Division released the 2010-2020 local area industry and occupational employment projections for the following areas: • Visalia-Porterville MSA (Tulare county) • Yuba City MSA (Sutter and Yuba counties) • North Valley Region (Colusa, Glenn, and Tehama counties) […]

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New Publication! Health Care in California

New Publication! Health Care in California

As reported by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), New Publication Update! Health Care in California. The Labor Market Information Division released its Health Care in California Report. The report provides an overview of the industry and profiles key health care occupations in California. Check it out! Here are some snippets as well as the […]

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Labor Force and Industry Employment Data for October 2013

Labor Force and Industry Employment Data for October 2013

As reported by the California Employment Development Department (EDD), Labor Force and Industry Employment Data for October 2013. California’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.7 percent in October, unchanged from September, and down 1.4 percentage points from one year ago In comparison, the U.S. unemployment rate was 7.3 percent in October, up 0.1 percentage point […]

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Size of Business – 2012

Size of Business – 2012

The Size of Business Report for the Third Quarter (July to September) of 2012 is now online. It provides data at the state, county, and metropolitan area levels by size category. Tables for California and the metropolitan areas include breakouts at the major industry levels. Businesses are grouped by nine size categories: * 0 to […]

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Help Wanted OnLine (HWOL) Data Series for September 2013

Help Wanted OnLine (HWOL) Data Series for September 2013

Nationwide, online job advertisements increased in September compared to August levels. Online labor demand was up by 209,700. California had an increase in job advertisements from August 2013 to September 2013. There was an increase of 56,880 online job advertisements. Information about the supply and demand is not available. As a result of the Federal […]

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New Occupational Guides

New Occupational Guides

The Labor Market Information Division (LMID) recently updated and published the following occupational guides: Dentists Optometrists Detectives and Criminal Investigators Physical Therapist Assistants Locate the updated guides by accessing the California Occupational Guides link under the “Featured LMI Publications” section on the LaborMarketInfo website at www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov.

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California’s Green Economy Trends Relationships Between Firms and Their Employment Outcomes

California’s Green Economy Trends Relationships Between Firms and Their Employment Outcomes

The Employment Development Department (EDD) research study conducted on California firms from January 2008 through January 2010, provided evidence that suggests green firms were no more or less likely to create jobs when compared to non-green firms. This study suggests that there was a difference in California firms’ propensity to experience net job gains based […]

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2010-2020 Local Area Employment Projections

2010-2020 Local Area Employment Projections

The Labor Market Information Division released the 2010-2020 local area industry and occupational employment projections for the following areas: • Napa MSA (Napa) In addition to a variety of data tables such as the fastest and largest growing occupations, projections Highlights provides a descriptive industry and occupational narrative of the employment changes, and includes a […]

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Lawmakers to examine causes of state jobless benefit delays

Lawmakers to examine causes of state jobless benefit delays

As reported in the LA Times, “Lawmakers to examine causes of state jobless benefit delays – A report detailing problems with the Employment Development Department’s rollout of a $110-million software upgrade will be at the heart of an Assembly hearing.” Panicked Californians inundated the state’s unemployment agency with 20 times the normal volume of phone […]

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Newly unemployed given silent treatment by EDD

Newly unemployed given silent treatment by EDD

As reported in the LA Times, “To those seeking jobless benefits, agency gave customer disservice – California Employment Development Department’s lack of response to calls and emails from those filing for unemployment benefits fueled confusion and frustration amid case backlog.” Suzanne Dinatale lost her job as sales manager for a biotech company in July. She […]

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Cruise prices sink to all-time lows

Cruise prices sink to all-time lows

As reported in the news of the WS Journal, Cruise prices sink to all-time lows – It may now be cheaper to book a cruise than stay in a Motel 6. Deals on cruises right now are the best they have been in years, insiders say. Louis Ramirez, senior editor at deal aggregator DealNews, says […]

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Many unemployed Californians continue to report EDD complaints

Many unemployed Californians continue to report EDD complaints

As reported in the LA Times, Many unemployed Californians continue to report EDD complaints, many of the jobless have gone more than a month without receiving benefit payments and cite difficulties contacting the EDD, which says problems are under control. Weeks after a computer malfunction interrupted unemployment benefits for as many as 300,000 unemployed Californians, […]

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Meet Paul Raymond

Meet Paul Raymond

Mr. Raymond is a sought after speaker in tax controversy law by many attorney, accountant, and business groups and at the request of the Internal Revenue Service, has presented programs at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, attended by tax professionals throughout the United States.

Additionally, he continues to be an active member in the Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, where he was the Past Chair of the Employment Taxes Committee.

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