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New Study Connects Late-Career Job Loss to Health Risks in Older Workers

April 21, 2021

You can probably guess that losing a job late in life affects your finances and your mental health. But did you know that it can also affect your weight? A …

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Technology Is Displacing Workers, But Not The Way You Think

April 21, 2021

When it comes to technology in the workplace, many researchers have concentrated on the work process – how easy it is to automate aspects of a job. But, new research …

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Justice Department Warns About Fake Unemployment Benefit Websites

April 21, 2021

The Department of Justice has received reports that fraudsters are creating websites mimicking unemployment benefit websites, including state workforce agency (SWA) websites, for the purpose of unlawfully capturing consumers’ personal …

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DOL Issues Guidance to States on Identity Verification and Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits

April 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration today announced the issuance of an Unemployment Insurance Program Letter that provides new guidance to states on identity verification for unemployment insurance claims. The …

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White House Dedicates $100 Billion to Workforce Development in Infrastructure Package

March 31, 2021

President Biden announced his American Jobs Plan this morning. One of  the plan’s primary provisions is to invest $100 billion in workforce development programs. According to the White House, the …

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Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act Reintroduced in Congress

March 30, 2021

Legislation has been reintroduced to help more individuals afford high-quality workforce training and credentialing programs. The Freedom to Invest in Tomorrow’s Workforce Act would give individuals across the country the freedom …

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U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh Message for Unemployment Insurance Staff

March 30, 2021

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh was sworn in as the 29th U.S. Secretary of Labor on March 23, 2021. Secretary Walsh visited an American Job Center and met with frontline …

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Tired at the Office? Take a Quick Break. Your Work Will Benefit

March 23, 2021

Recent research shows that people are more likely to take “microbreaks” at work on days when they’re tired – but that’s not a bad thing. The researchers found that microbreaks …

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US DOL Launches New Website for Victims of Unemployment Fraud

March 23, 2021

The U.S. Department of Labor launched a new website for people to understand unemployment insurance identity theft, and how and where to report stolen benefits if they are victims. The new …

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Education and Networking Options at WORKFORCE360

March 23, 2021

IAWP is pleased to announce speakers and programs for WORKFORCE360. WORKFORCE360 is a virtual educational conference and networking event for workforce professionals , scheduled for April 15-16, 2021. The cost …

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