17 Burst results for "U. S Department Of Labor"
"u. s department labor" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"The George Washington Bridge, also getting real heavy, especially from the Cross, Bronx and the Harlem River. Job approaches inbound. Not too bad. Holland Lincoln. Also fairly quiet. Next traffic update Lesson 10 minutes away on WCBS. Forecast today. It's going to be partly sunny, warm and humid. A high of 87 a stray shower around south of the city tonight mainly clear sticky alot of 73 Tomorrow. Hot, humid sunshine. A few clouds a high of 90 right now 78 in the city with some sunshine. It's 10 53. Welcome back to the rig settlement show we're talking about whether you want to invest with your values instead of with your money, 3100 institutional investors, in fact, have signed the U. N principles for responsible investing. What's the problem? Real simple, Mighty analyze six rating providers and found wildly different results. Facebook got the top score from one on a below average score from another. So you tell me his Facebook socially responsible or isn't it? Under the law. If you're running a pension plan, you've got to focus on your plan Participants, best interests and the Department of Labor, said quote This means making investment decisions based solely on whether they enhance retirement savings. But he s G factors are often touted to address social welfare not to maximize returns. One prominent firms says it's funds may earn below market returns because the firm's goal is to promote environmental and social progress. And the department. Labor says quote that tradeoff may appeal to some investors, but it's not appropriate for.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on WWL
"Do you want to make investment decisions based on a company's Conduct regarding the environment society or the way it handles governance, meaning the operations of its businesses it unethical company. Well, there's a movement increasingly for investing in an SG way. Well, you have to be very careful about this. In fact, the secretary of the Department of Labor Eugene Scalia, recently wrote an op ed in The Wall Street Journal saying, If you're running a 41 K plan Forget it. Forget about using SG To manage the money. If you're running a pension fund, forget about it. Forget about using MSG in your management of assets. Why did the Department of Labor feel it necessary to write this op Ed? Because flows into SD funds have increased nearly fourfold in the last few years. There are now over 500 mutual funds that claimed Haven't SG Focus 3100 institutional investors, in fact, have signed the U. N principles for responsible investing. What's the problem? Really simple. Mitty analyze six rating providers and found wildly different results. Facebook got a top score from one and a below average score from another. So you tell me his Facebook socially responsible or isn't it? You see under the law. If you're running a pension plan, you've got to focus on your plan Participants, best interests and the department Labor, said quote This means making investment decisions based solely on whether they enhance retirement savings. But he s G factors are often touted to address social welfare not to maximize returns. One prominent firms says it's funds may earn below market returns because the firm's goal is to promote environmental and social progress. And the department. Labor says quote that tradeoff may appeal to some investors, but it's not appropriate for a fiduciary managing other people's retirement funds. So you've got to really be careful about this. In fact, Vanguard just launched its first GSD Fonda corporate bond. There are now 300 SD funds out there with $320 billion in them. Vanguard says it uses positive screening to exclude firms that don't need its standards. They exclude companies that are making money from adult entertainment, alcohol, gambling, tobacco, nuclear weapons, civilian firearms, nuclear power, GMO coal, oil and gas. All those things appeal to you. Well, I gotta Just raise this question for you. One company, in particular, just issued a report showing how they're working on income inequality, Sustainability community support how they're providing diverse and inclusive working environments, how they engage in fair working conditions, how they're focused on health safety and well being at work the socio economic wellbeing of farming communities. How they're using careful approaches for hiring, retaining and developing employees for climate protection. Forest conservation littering prevention. ICO design in their products, waste reduction, water stewardship. All this sounds great, doesn't it doesn't seem like the kind of a company that you would love to invest in because there s G attitude and structure is so good. Well, guess who just issued this 192 page report about their own behavior. Philip Morris Way wrong And Yeah, the company that sells cigarettes, marble Parliament, Virginia Slims and chewing tobacco now selling tobacco sticks. Manufacturing a product that kills eight million people a year worldwide. They are now saying.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Are you kidding me how many times have trump been called a fascist and nazi and a dictator and tyrant and king you don't think that's extremist rhetoric you don't make a christmas for people on your side to make the argument that the police are racially profiling black people on an institutional systemic structural basis you've got no evidence of it you don't think extreme you'll make extreme for eric holder with a suit and tie and courtly demeanor say that the push for voter id is quote pernicious racist you'll nick extremism for air holder to say that the fact that black kids disappointedly kicked out of school is pernicious racism when it has nothing to do with racism everything to do with their behavior you don't think it's extremist for eric holder falsely assert that black criminal defendants get longer sentences than white criminal defense do for racial reasons is this thing on you don't think it's extremist for your side to say as you do every single year that women make less money on the dollar for doing the identical work that men do it's a lie even the justice department labor department says it's not true is this thing what there's no extremism on your side are you kidding me you think it's extremist for hillary.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on WGTK
"Bill maher ridiculed palin signed with down syndrome and called him quote unquote retarded there's no extremism on your side are you kidding me how many times has trump been called a fascist and nazi and a dictator and tyrant and a king you don't think that's extremist rhetoric you make cream is for people on your side to make the argument that the police are racially profiling black people institutional systemic structural basis you got no evidence of it you don't think there's extreme extreme for eric holder with a suit and tie and courtly demeanor say that the push for voter id is pernicious racism extremism for holder to say that the fact that black kids are disproportionately kicked out of school is pernicious racism when it has nothing to do with racism everything to do with their behavior you don't think it's extremist for eric holder to falsely assert that black criminal defendants get longer sentences than white criminal defendants do for racial reasons is this thing on you don't think it's extremist for your side to say as you do every single year that women make less money on the dollar for doing the identical work that men do if ally even the justice department labor department says it's not true there's no extremism on your side are you kidding me you know it's extremist for hillary.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW
"Has got you want has recently been found not paying the people responsible because with uranium they have to stay with the containers or with the load and they reduce their pay from our late joe one hundred dollars a day when they're stuck staying with the container our department of labor as said they have to pay them twenty four hours dollars an hour plus overtime while they're on duty with these containers and there's a province of manitoba has set all offshore drivers have to get twenty four dollars an hour canadian which is nineteen us plus anything after forty hours of time when a half and some of the large us carriers that have branches in canada have been found by our prouder department labor to be paying less knows rates and with the logs coming in they are really getting some huge penalties because they're giving a penalty to twice but they shortchanged the drivers and finds to the government and payment to the drivers and this has happened to a number of us carriers and putting one that starts with c that i don't wanna say the rest of their name on the radio but we are really clamping down on the treatment of drivers up there and i don't understand why in the us us don't enforce these overseas drivers and drivers to be paid out of prevailing wage like what we're doing back in a moment on atm patrick gamble is a trucking legend he goes by cb handle swan fox and.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"For fifty thousand employees i give us your sense of the job market how hard is it to employ people are you implying more people's that growing what's happening with wages a vast majority of our employees are in stem education field so science technology engineering and math we have a lot of degrade employees but we've also ramped up a lot of activity on apprentices and community college two year degrees and apprenticeship programs through dow bringing them into the workforce and just to give me an example we've hired sixteen thousand employees over the last five years really to replace a workforce is ageing and retiring out and renewing that workforce and i would say in in certain science and technology fields things are tight in it fields things are tight for us and we do employ a lot of people in it both in our it departments and our manufacturing and research departments labor costs are going up well i think unit labor costs are going up because you've got a growing economy behind you so people are paying more wages and more salaries and we're we're passing more wages and salaries and we're high paying jobs right we're not minimum wage employer these are high pain really good jobs and good careers for people and we've been paying increases in wages and salaries simplysafe over these past many years part of that is gonna wind up affecting margins and the other is actually your business what our margins looking like how do you offset so we increase margins by one hundred basis points in the first quarter and it's a complicated game in plastics and in this part of the cycle because we have flexible feedstock capability inside the dow machine it's one of our competitive advantages so we can crack the industry average for everything we can crack the max for propane of anybody in the industry butane or naphtha and so we have the ability to move with those feedstock prices and those prices move all the time so we have to move with them what sets a plastic prices primarily supply demand for those products and that's been tight because there hasn't been a lot of new capacity added over the last number of.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Well i think what's happening right now as you see the uncertainty in the marketplace today you see people nervous and i think that's why you've seen value run out of the financial markets if you look at our end markets and what's happening with our consumer demand seventy percent of our businesses consumer driven demand we just posted a fantastic quarter and in all of our segments we've seen double digit growth and and so what's interesting for us is that we see top forty economies around the world all growing positive gdp we just delivered twenty two consecutive quarters of earnings year over year earnings growth in that twenty two consecutive quarters we did not have all forty of those economies in positive growth territory so so our view is yes it puts some uncertainty into the market but we still have to grow our business we have to keep up with this demand and we have choices around the world including the united states and and we want to invest more here your house for fifty thousand employees i give us your sense of the job market how hard is it to employ people are you implying more people's that growing what's happening with wages vast majority of our employees are in stem education field so science technology engineering and math we have a lot of degrade employees but we've also ramped up a lot of activity on apprentices and community college two year degrees and apprenticeship programs through dow bringing them into the workforce and just to give me an example we've hired sixteen thousand employees over the last five years really to replace a workforce that is is aging and retiring out and renewing that workforce and i would say in in certain science and technology fields things are tight in it fields things are tight for us and we do employ a lot of people in it both in our it departments and our manufacturing and research departments labor costs are going up well i think unit labor costs are going up because you've got a growing economy behind you so people are paying more wages and more.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"The president convened members of congress he looked like he wanted to have a deal he basically said look whatever you will come up with i'm going to fight uh senators graham and durban came up with the deal they went to the white house the president kind of does a one eighty five he doesn't want to do that yesterday he comes out and says look i want immigrants from everywhere um and meanwhile he's tweeting all kinds of contradictory things uh and i thought center mcconnell just said now that look he'll he'll put all whatever blah the president want uh up for a vote on the seventh floor once the president figured that out and uh so we're going to wait to see what the president wants to do i said earlier on bloomberg markets some of their radio chris i said i feel like these budget talks and these threats of shut down it's like you know the family that can't balance their checkbook why is it that it's not just clean in terms as let's be financially responsible as a nation and just figure out how to do this and and cut out all the side argue group decided why suggest white chris the so the so some horse trading goes on that's why congress to keep coming up because they get something the governor chips that they might not have otherwise particularly coli mark era i think at the copyright although if you if you really wanted to start to have had projects go to a member you at you what's called regular order which is you'd have thirteen appropriations bills moved through the committee um and then um actually be voted on the floor they'd i'll be combined at the end or they would go through individually out i look i worked on capitol hill white house department labor in twenty years and i could probably count on not even one handled two to one or two thinkers the number of times where every single procreation bill what through that.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on 1410 WDOV
"A sexual harassment policy doesn't mean that there's not still shenanigans were a misunderstanding everybody does doesn't know what that is i was watching a episode of chicago fire the other night and they actually brought in you know outside trainers for that and i thought that was really important because you know sexual harassment is a very important thing and it makes people uncomfortable you need to make sure as a business owner that you are addressing that the final thing we want to talk about in our small business checkup is minimum wage now this doesn't affect a lot of people in delaware because there wasn't any change to the minimum wage laws in delaware but this is something that every business schooner needs to review at the end at the beginning of each year to make sure that their payroll is up to up to stuff you have taken over clients who were not even paying their employees minimum wage and that's something that the you know that the us department of labor and the delaware department labor in delaware would come after four so it's something you really need to focus in on so just as a recap what are we going to do in our small business checkup for 2018 we're going to talk to our account and about moving forward with the tax law we're going to look at the economy and plan for growth we're gonna look at our healthcare policies were going to look at our overall company policies in develop handbook ever going to make sure that our payroll records are up to date hope this has been helpful well with your host ralph easter junior online asprawlcom we'll be right back before you know what it's going to be tax time and i hate to say that but you know what it's comic so now great time to take a look at who you're going to use for preparing your taxes for 2017 while i'm going.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
"Dive down take away from all of his financial setback was just one of bangar yes he does allegedly allegedly all you take away from all this financial setbacks was to changes business strategy from borrowing to build than buying assets to just licensing his name friday around this time i approached by mark burnett about doing a new reality show called the apprentice the shows competition between contestants to find the ultimate head uh uh talent ahead one of his companies this once again elevated donald in the eyes of americans along with his catchphrase you're fired his name became more popular and therefore his ability to license his name became more lucrative right so yes so at this point i mean it's essentially he's a merchandiser basically around this time the department labor cited to trump businesses twenty four times for failing to pay overtime or minimum wage the two thousand five natasha stoyanov said she was at mar lago to interview donald well i think we've heard this story before dave how does the gulf for trump magazine donald shudder round quote we walked into that room alone and trump shut the door behind us i turn around and within seconds he was pushing me against the wall enforcing is tongue down my throat i was stunned and i was grateful when trump's longtime butler bre that's what has that although burst into the room a minute later as i tried to unpaid myself donald told her quote you know you're going to have an affair you know we're going to have an affair don't you they did not within days of the incident story anoff had told at least five business associates and friends okay.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"For students you can safely get students on and off buses without bus monitors that's what's called an unfunded mandate that's something that cities and towns have to pay money for the state says you have to do it but the state in supply the money let's figure out how we can remove some of these unfunded mandates from cities and towns so that they can save money so that we can reduce the car tax and not have to substitute those dollars from someplace else this is a couple other issues that business owners struggle with here in rhode island that i'm going to spend the last couple of minutes talking about a very quickly and one of them is the department of labor and training itself and if you've ever been laid off if you collected unemployment sure as a as a worker if you own a business you necessarily have to interact with the department labor and training anna on a periodic basis i know few people whose interactions with the department of labor and training would be considered positive it's a tough tough tough agency in which to work mi trafficsignal business uh i was trying to bring somebody on on a parttime basis who was collecting unemployment insurance so i was trying to do this person a favour by putting some bucks and they're pocket this person had skills that i could use in that business at the time so i was looking to bring a man for fifteen twenty hours a week and the unbelievable paperwork burden that i had as the employer who wanted to put somebody to work who was collecting unemployment insurance was so oh onerous so cumbersome that after just a few weeks i determined that it just wasn't going to work it wasn't worth the time and energy i had to put in to dealing with the department of labor and training to do that and you know now i'll does bring in temps who attacked asia see and let them handle all that crazy paperwork and.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on WLOB
"Jim really he is the employment attorney she infinity in great cinema hampshire and covering the northeast jim we're talking about 10 most essential h r policies and why there porn we've talked about the first to number three you say is wage hour and recordkeeping policy emilia when you say that i started getting shakes yeah i think that it's a good one too because the two organisations on a federal and state level of uh on uh unpaid wages is pretty significant the us department of labour has were more active in recent years with its audits and uh and likewise in most of their department of labor had been a up they are looking at everything from overtime pay to work breaks new brake failure to keep accurate records of uh of hours worked uh schick differential holiday pay and so on in the um the civil penalties are staggering wage adjustments are significant and um and oftentimes employers are well you know that's the way it's always been and they look for the records and there's nothing there the opening the complicated is the us department labor in recent years came up with their own app and of course everybody's got a smartphone and on the app you can track your hours and what if you had your own hr a tracking system for hours in the person didn't follow along our they extra hours any um uh if foreign after normal schedule time and they said they were working in the truck tracked the us department labor app the department labor adopt that as yet at a good record so you can have anything you can write on an envelope you can write on the back a czech hours worked and after a record unless you've got something to rebut that that the person wants it working uh you could have unfunded liability and the issue is that he can go three or four years back for purposes of paying the wages so um it's important and it's a it's been a hot spot for compliance but also just a it's a um a hotbutton issue for hr so in the policy you wanna make it clear uh hours of work schedule the hours work a spell out rates over time ship differential holiday pay the things that you know it the.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on Radio Free Nashville
"And at harvard or or attack a hugh amanda and ends a california a amanda what's on your mind hey term i kept trying to get back to their very first question you asked when you're talking about the trash for government and where it and crowned and i think that the bottom line can count q i you know i it all get going around it that are wage here it has them maybe people got under and that how bad off your wages are konare to inflation thinking maybe fitrat ganic crashed when i quit working in 1994 i was making ten dollars an hour it's now now 2017 and i making twelve dollars an hour and a 1994 i had a studio there were about three blocks brought the peach in at carlsbad and our antler i think right around four t h and ninety ninety far and maybe if people can understand numbers ed now the studio would probably be over i'm sherry that well over at thousand dollars mine yeah i'll be three or four it just seems that people don't understand one year therefore i voted in coun or oh how huge give a different right when when reagan declared war on on labour in 1980 one when he when he took office the first thing you did was destroyed pat co a professional airtraffic controllers organization when when he when he started that process and then he he i i forget the name of the guy he put in as the head of the department labor but it was the first anti labor person in the history of the department of labor to run that department and every republican since then has put somebody into the department of labor who hates labor and and you know a bay bushen and and uh trump and and uh both bushes trump and and the result of that is very straightforward very easy to see know between that and the and the changes and tax policies and governance corporate governance policies ah is that you know the very wealthy have gotten mindbogglingly rich in the united states which raises average incomes and average wealth but it doesn't raise the wealth of the middle clause or the working people it it it it just you know there's there's a lot more money sloshing around but it's in a lot fewer hands and.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on Talk Radio 101
"Thousand seventeen gdp growth closer to the average rate that we have seen over the last several years so we'll see how that plays up the jobless claims figure come out on thursday morning estimate is twitter thirty seven thousand last week two hundred thirty four thousand we have been looking at a couple of years now whereas these jobless claims numbers have been here or at record low levels we'll get the labor department labor report friday morning and friday morning is probably the one but they are planning to release the number on the first day of the mont they don't always do that and the estimate for nonfarm new jobs one hundred eighty thousand one hundred eighty thousand a hundred seventy seven thousand of which are private payroll jobs so notice that the estimate from the adp jobs report is very close to the labor department report adp at one hundred eighty two thousand kids census labor department consensus at one hundred eighty thousand and the unemployment rate is expected to stay at four point three the ranges four three to four four and the average hourly earnings are estimated at two point six year over year right now there are two point five so all of these figures will be coming out as we move through the week i think most of the focus will remain on the jobs numbers so i think that the employment report on wednesday morning the employment report friday morning will be very very closely watched the other figure lit a figure that will be watched closely will be wednesday's revision of tdp wishes expected to be very close to where was reported on the last estimate will return with our guest.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on WCTC
"People out on the beach and your videoing it and they stop you're try you called the police work what better than okay then then you've got a problem they had then there is a big problem because of the police are going to take the side of those people and the owners so then there's not a whole lot you can do about it joe okei though in known taken aside of any people on their and i'm not come up keyamo ever for i don't understand why you need a permit to video on the beach exact don't get it and you say in india asked where i would ask of police officer and where do i get a permit to video on the beach who issues a permit while they want you to go down town and get again by hermanchuk walked the beach into video on the beach yep our combine well yeah yeah i don't even know which agents you would go because it's i don't think they can stop you from videoing on the beach at public place short of protected under the first amendment no no no yet up to i love i amendment stuff yeah i actually it probably is first amendment but as soon as people start talking about for amendment ice i want to blow my brains out for sure in norwich join hello john europe welcome to handle on the law i of basically i worked for about a year and a half month former lawyer and uh it would have been overpowered by went with department of labor uh the way our department and the investigator a well went over their coat mccormack often got all the information enderle beginning occur barry mckay and they only about to keep out bother overpay and odor and the beginning when there were overpaid then undertook to the department labor department labor with communaute will pick up my check in argue about two we almost and.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"On the water there in this little little section that peaches public it can happen sometime without beach they cannot stop you if there are people out on the beach and your videoing yet and they stop you were try you call the police work a police federer then okay then then you got a problem they had then there's a big problem because of the police are going to take the side of those people and the owners so then there's not a whole lot you can do about a joe paolino picking a fight of any people on their and are not come up to you know safety ever permit for i don't understand why you need a permit to video on the beach exact i don't get it and you say in india ask we're i would ask of police officer and where do i get a permit to video on the beach who issues a permit while they way you to go down town and get a permit to walk the beach and the video on the beach yep combine well yeah i i don't even know which agents you would go because it's i don't think they can stop you from uh videoing on the beach it's a public place to him i like a pack protected under the i don't know yet go up i love first amendment stuff yeah actually it probably is first amendment but as soon as people start talking about first amendment i i want to blow my brains out for sure in nuri join hello john europe welcomed a handle on the law by of basically i worked for about a year and a half my former employer and uh it within paying overtime by went to the bartman araber uh the way our department and the investigator a win over the code my former boston he got all the information the end of the beginning to realize the curve very they said okay and the thing about the coupon dollar over carferry and i do indigo alive when there were great then undertook to the department liver department labor with communaute will pick up my checked uh been argue about.
"u. s department labor" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Not just the high cost of regulation and also the collapse of due process and regulation should particularly the concerns for democrats especially now that they're not power so we've had eight years of the obama administration they don't worry about processed the democrats when they are in control but they're not in control right now trump is going to point for example at least five and maybe all seven of the governor's the fed and now the discretion the un limited discretionary sort of momenttomoment kafkaesque process of regulation is going to be in the peoples a hands that he appoints so i think that it's an attractive time for democrats to be thinking about due process a given that some of their concerns about the trump administration so i i really do feel this is a bipartisan story and i wouldn't even described this as a conservative set of principles i would just described as irrational set of principles the the academic literature over the past nine years has now evaluated the regulatory reforms and the valuation is very negative the regulatory reform aren't accomplishing what they wanted to accomplish by their own lights they're doing it at very high cost and having pretty much destroyed due process in the regulatory sphere so i think it's a it's a failure across the board what lessons can we learn what lessons can we draw from what's happened with the socalled fiduciary rules something that was in the provinces department labor for some time we have a new labor secretary has expressed desire for the us he'll take on a role in its implementation and an oversight indeed since we may be headed in that direction was it city about the level of complexity associated with financial regulation now that you have two different agencies fighting this turf war over who's going to oversee rule like that it's an excellent question.