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Nov 13th, 2014
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As retailers and other businesses increase staffing to accommodate the holiday shopping season, the Department of Labor provides information regarding temporary and part-time employment.

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Nov 12th, 2014
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On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658 which establishes a minimum wage for contractors, raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for workers on Federal construction and service contracts. US Department of Labor reported that US Labor Secretary, Thomas E. Perez, announces final rule raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers. Read more >>>
Nov 12th, 2014
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Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor issued an article in regard to the wage pay gaps that exist in the workforce.  As published in the article, "About a year and a half ago, we announced a major shift in how the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs investigates and remedies pay discrimination. OFCCP Director Pat Shiu noted that we had to close an enforcement gap – removing outdated and ineffective guidance – so we could close the pay gap. We rescinded two enforcement guidance documents on pay discrimination because they made it particularly difficult to uncover problems of ... Continue Reading

Sep 23rd, 2014
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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

SOUTHWESTERN AREA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

 

The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board will meet on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10:00 am (MDT) at the Mimbres Valley Learning Center located at 2300 E. Pine St, Deming, NM 88030. Click here to view the meeting agenda.

 

Copies of the agenda and directions can be obtained from Carol Craft at 600 Hwy 195, Suite B in Elephant Butte, NM 87935, or by calling (575) 744-4857, or through email at ccraft@sccog-nm.com.

 

The Southwestern Area Workforce Development Board will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities who wish ... Continue Reading

Sep 18th, 2014
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LAS CRUCES - The Region IV, Chief Elected Officials will hold a special meeting at the Las Cruces City Hall located at 700 North Main Street - 2nd Floor in Las Cruces, NM on September 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.  Click here to view the meeting agenda.

 

The Region IV, Chief Elected Officials will make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities who wish to attend a public meeting. Please provide notification at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling(575) 744-4857. The Region IV, Chief Elected Officials is an Equal Opportunity Employer.