Étiquette : Jobs

  • Amazon seeks to overturn union win, says vote was tainted

    Amazon seeks to overturn union win, says vote was tainted

    People arrive for work at the Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, on Oct. 25, 2021. Amazon plans to file objections to the union election on Staten Island, NY, that resulted in the first successful US organizing effort in the company’s history. (Craig Ruttle, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 4-5 […]

  • ‘Fans, hang with us’: Mitchell makes plea after Jazz blow 17-point lead in loss to Suns

    ‘Fans, hang with us’: Mitchell makes plea after Jazz blow 17-point lead in loss to Suns

    Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY—Donovan Mitchell slammed both hands hard against the scorers table as a « Let’s go Suns! » singing began through Vivint Arena. Any good vibes the Utah Jazz had created over the last four days were completely erased Friday in their final home game of the regular season. It happened […]

  • Parents guide: How ‘Ambulance’ earned its R rating

    Parents guide: How ‘Ambulance’ earned its R rating

    Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in « Ambulance. » (Andrew Cooper, Universal Pictures) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes THE AMBULANCE — The movies can be an excellent place to escape reality for an hour or two. You get your popcorn, frozen Jr. Mints and giant soda and sit back in a dark theater ready to get […]

  • Delta pilots picket for ‘common-sense solutions’ to staffing issues

    Delta pilots picket for ‘common-sense solutions’ to staffing issues

    Delta pilots picket at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City on Thursday. The pilots are protesting Delta management’s scheduling practices, which they say have caused pilots to fly long and often tiring trips. (Mengshin Lin, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Sometimes silence can speak volumes. That […]

  • Here are the signs the job market is hot for workers

    Here are the signs the job market is hot for workers

    A « Now Hiring » advertisement in a store window in Bay Shore, New York, on March 24, 2022. Steve Pfost/Newsday RM via Getty Images Claims for unemployment insurance last week fell to their lowest level in more than 50 years — yet another sign workers are reaping the benefits of a hot labor market. Americans filed […]

  • Commissioner Adam Silver says NBA plans to keep next All-Star Game in Utah

    Commissioner Adam Silver says NBA plans to keep next All-Star Game in Utah

    Greg Miller, Jim Olson, Larry H. Miller Sports and Entertainment, Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller, NBA commissioner Adam Silver, Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert, Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski, Larry H. Miller companies CEO Steve Starks, and Bear pose for photos following the announcement that the 2023 NBA All-Star game will be held at […]

  • Eaker, O’Keefe score perfect 10s to send Red Rocks to 46th straight nationals

    Eaker, O’Keefe score perfect 10s to send Red Rocks to 46th straight nationals

    The No. 4 Red Rocks celebrate after winning the Seattle regional final on Saturday, April 2, 2022. (Utah Athletics) Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Just seconds before her dismount on beam, Alexia Burch couldn’t sustain a balance check. The super senior came off the beam and recorded a 9.175 score, leaving […]

  • The Great Resignation is still in full swing. Here’s what to know

    The Great Resignation is still in full swing.  Here’s what to know

    A Now Hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant in Arlington, Virginia, on March 16, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | dpa | Getty Images The pandemic-era trend known as the « Great Resignation » remains a prominent feature of the labor market, as favorable conditions lead workers to quit their jobs at near-record levels in search of better […]

  • Why pay raises alone won’t help fill America’s 11 million open jobs

    Why pay raises alone won’t help fill America’s 11 million open jobs

    Millions of Americans are quitting and starting new jobs at record pace while openings remain at an all-time high, and employers are at a loss over how to solve the talent crisis. Some 6.7 million people were hired into new jobs in February, according to the Labor Department’s latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, […]

  • New York has 454K fewer jobs from pre-pandemic era, new federal data shows

    New York has 454K fewer jobs from pre-pandemic era, new federal data shows

    New York still has 454,000 fewer private-sector jobs than it had two years ago before the coronavirus pandemic hammered the city and state — a 4.1 percent employment deficit that is the worst in the mainland US, an analysis of new federal labor statistics reveals. As of February, job counts in 21 states had surpassed […]