Tag: part-time employment

Working During the Holidays? Know Your Rights

Filed in DOL, Jobs, Minimum Wage by on December 11, 2013 3 Comments
Working During the Holidays? Know Your Rights

This time of year, many people hold temporary or part-time jobs helping retailers and other businesses with the heavy demands of the busy holiday shopping season. It’s a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience, get a foot in the door for long-term employment or just earn extra cash. Workers not familiar with this type […]

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Tis the Season of Holiday Hiring

Filed in Minimum Wage, Workplace Rights by on December 10, 2012 0 Comments
Tis the Season of Holiday Hiring

If you’re like me and still haven’t found the perfect gifts, you’ll be doing some last-minute shopping over the next few weeks. And even though the holiday season is in full swing, you’ll still see many “Help Wanted” and “Now Hiring” signs hanging in brightly decorated storefront windows. Every year, temporary and part-time employment spikes […]

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Work Sharing: A Success Story

Filed in Jobs by on September 14, 2011 7 Comments
Work Sharing: A Success Story

On Monday, I traveled to Rhode Island to visit the Pilgrim Screw Corporation with members of the state’s Congressional delegation.  I toured Pilgrim’s offices and factory with Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, and senior officials from the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, as well as Pilgrim’s President Geoff Grove […]

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