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Re-Thinking the “Skills Gap” in California

Posted March 29, 2013 by Michael Bernick

In California workforce circles, a main 2013 meme regards the “skills gap”, by which tens of thousands or more of skilled jobs are going unfilled in California, even as our employment rate is 9.8%. Local and firm-based skills gaps are
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HOT TIX

Posted March 29, 2013 by Buzzin' Lee Hartgrave

FANS OF COMEDY WILL REMEMBER FRANK THORNTON who is known as Captain Peacock in the TV series “Are You Being Served”, and a sequel (Grace & Favour). Thornton died (March 16, 2013) at age 92. He will also be remembered
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted March 29, 2013 by

Rent control has been a proven disaster everywhere it has been tried. It was supposed a temporary WW2 measure in NYC. South Bronx was one of the results. Every economist including Keynesians like Paul Kruger has always opposed rent controls.
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Labor Law Loses Its Watchdog

Posted March 28, 2013 by Bruce Vail

Employers are waking up to the fact that they are no longer required to follow the NLRB’s orders. The day-to-day application of key federal protections for workers’ collective bargaining rights is becoming paralyzed, say legal experts and union organizers, as
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