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...

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...

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...

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...

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1030 Stevens Creek Road, Suite 140, Augusta GA

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...

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...

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...

Business seminar focuses on employment laws

...20 at the Georgia Department of Labor's Augusta Career Center, 601 Greene St.It will focus on various federal employment laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans...