Tagged: U.s. Department Of Labor

Global Connect Poised to Widen Job Pipeline

Global Connect Poised to Widen Job Pipeline

Legal

The core mission of Arkansas Global Connect is to provide American employers with an efficient pipeline of reliable seasonal workers from abroad and to open a door of economic opportunity for job seekers. read more >

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Arkansas Unemployment Fund Stable, but Worrisome

Banking & FinanceCover Story

The state’s unemployment fund was in the best of shape before the pandemic and is still healthy, but politicians and community leaders are worried it will be depleted by early 2021 if the economy does not bounce back as expected. read more >

Trying Again on Revised Overtime Rules (Missy McJunkins Duke Commentary)

Trying Again on Revised Overtime Rules (Missy McJunkins Duke Commentary)

OpinionHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The statistical reality of the the U.S. Department of Labor's overtime proposal is that Arkansas employees earn lower wages than much of the country, meaning Arkansas employers are more likely than employers in other parts of the country to feel the effects of an increase. read more >

Overtime Suit Adds to Home Care Wage Burden

Overtime Suit Adds to Home Care Wage Burden

Health CareLegal

The U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations that increased minimum wage and overtime coverage to home health workers has resulted in the Arkansas Support Network Inc. owing $650,000 in back wages to employees who worked overnight shifts in clients’ homes. read more >

UCA, Metova Announce IT Apprenticeship Program

UCA, Metova Announce IT Apprenticeship Program

Technology & Telecom

The University of Central Arkansas' Division of Outreach & Community Engagement, the Arkansas Coding Academy, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services and U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the state’s first Information Technology Based Registered Apprenticeship Program at UCA. read more >