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Ga., SC differ on jobless help

...the jobless population, according to the National Employment Law Project.Both South Carolina and Georgia are participating...senior staff attorney for the New York-based National Employment Law Project, praised South Carolina's on-the-job-training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-05/ga-sc-diffe
Factory workers are losing leverage

...workers' wages are not counted as part of the industry, according to a report recently released by the National Employment Law Project, a worker advocacy group. The report found that 1 out of every 4 manufacturing workers makes less than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-06/factory-workers-are-losing-leverage
For US unemployed, job market hits a turning point

...The long-term unemployed are still being left behind," said Claire McKenna, a policy analyst at the National Employment Law Project.But there are signs of hope even for the long-term unemployed. Their prospects of finding a job over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-07/us-unemployed-job-market-h
SC Bar Association fights back against attack ad

...not criminal. His law firm's Web site lists his practice areas as civil litigation, worker's compensation, employment law and criminal law.Haley's campaign spokesman, Rob Godfrey, said Sheheen has every right to choose how he makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-23/sc-bar-association-fights-bac
Don't go into overtime

...experience.Business owners likely will cut employees or reduce pay ? neither of which would help the sagging economy. Employment-law litigators might be about the only labor-market sector guaranteed to benefit from the rule changes."Be a boom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-09/dont-go-overtime
Biz Bits

...honor: Named in Best Lawyers in America 2015, based on a peer-review survey, for First Amend-ment, labor and employment law.Details: He is a lawyer at Hull, Barrett PC in Augusta. MARK BURGREENAward/honor: Named in Best Lawyers in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/biz-bits
Just 11 percent of US long-term unemployed find jobs

...who would have benefited from the emergency benefits program have lost that assistance, according to the National Employment Law Project. One of the requirements for receiving benefits was that a recipient look for a job. With the loss of benefits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-20/just-11-percent-us-long-te
New law aimed at helping veterans get jobs in trades

...military officers face when exiting the armed services and used his experiences to strengthen the state's veteran employment laws."I knew from the moment the governor contacted me about this bill that it would be important to people in the service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-24/new-law-aimed-helping-veteran
Amid delays, Obama pitches benefits of health law

...employers with more than 50 workers to provide health insurance for all full-time employees.Sharon Stiller, an employment law specialist at the New York firm of Abrams, Fensterman, said many of her employer-clients expect the law's definition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-19/amid-delays-obama-pitches-benef
Labor commissioner to address Augusta employers

...to provide local business owners and human resource professionals an update on the state workforce and changes in employment law.As the keynote speaker at Thursday's East Central Georgia Business and Employer Summit at Augusta Technical College...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-02/labor-commissioner-address-au