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Selfless employee embodies mission of Augusta Red Cross

...said. "She'll do anything to help."McCord was hired by Augusta Red Cross in April 1985 as a receptionist after the local labor department put her in touch with past director Carolyn Maund.After 15 years in the position, she worked various jobs in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-21/selfless-employee-embodies-m
Obama bans discrimination against federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender

...exemption for religious groups.Obama added sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protections, and ordered the Labor Department to carry out the order. Administration officials said that means the change will probably take effect by early next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/obama-bans-discrimination-
Upper-level jobs harder to come by following recession

While the labor market continues on an upward trend, job seekers looking for an upper-level...national manufacturing employers are most concerned with employing a talented labor force that can grasp the increasingly complex demands brought by advances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-07-19/upper-level
Major League Baseball Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in 2016 labor talks

...tobacco when they negotiate their next labor contract in two years. For now, they...for players with major league deals. The labor agreement covering 2012-16 says players...No change is planned during the current labor contract."We give the players the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/major-league-baseball-pl
Augusta metro loses 2,000 jobs in June

...decline of 2,000 jobs for the Augusta metro area, Georgia's labor department reported Thursday.The number of initial claims...employers have created 81,100 jobs since last June," said State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler, "which is the largest June-to-June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-17/augusta-metro-loses-2000-j
Twelve Money-Saving Tactics for Disney World

...the Off Season The best times to visit Disney World are in December before Christmas, in January, and in the fall (between Labor Day and Thanksgiving). The crowds are smaller, plus everything you book at Disney World during those times is less expensive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2014-07-20/twelve-mo
Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...the site's aging reactors slowed and eventually stopped as they were mothballed. The business of bombs at SRS turned to the labor of cleanup during the 1990s, and the work force went from about 25,000 to about 13,000. Today's SRS advocates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
Democrats deceive blacks

...century the KKK targeted Jews, Catholics, blacks, organized labor and Republicans. In 1960 the KKK party surged after the Civil...for blacks is over 22 percent, according to the Department of Labor Statistics, and is predicted to be 50 percent in a few short...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-19/democrats-deceive-blacks
Rants & Raves

...new unemployment claims and created only 288,000 jobs but our unemployment rate went down to 6.1? According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, the real unemployment number is 12.2. Oh, I forgot, this is an election year. The numbers always get...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-17/rants-raves
Kick back, wait for the news this week in Augusta

...We've also made bread and butter pickles, regular and hot; dill pickles; crisp sweet pickles; mustard pickles; and labor-intensive sweet pickles that take three days to make. You have to dye them dark green with food coloring for full effect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-07-19/kick-back-wait-