US unemployment insurance is not ready for the next recession

The Fed keeps hiking, markets keep sinking and winter is coming: Economic forecasters fear a recession is on the way. In the US, Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell made it clear this month that his policy is focused on fighting inflation, with Fed officials suggesting that the unemployment rate can reach 5% before the bank … Read more

Elon Musk confronts skeptics as Tesla prepares to unveil ‘Optimus’ robot

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Tesla ( TSLA.O ) Chief Executive Elon Musk blamed an over-reliance on factory robots for sending the electric car maker into “production hell” four years ago, saying humans were better at certain jobs. My, how times have changed. Musk’s Texas company is now making ambitious plans to deploy thousands … Read more

Some Utah students go back to basics, cut back on technology on ‘Mindful Monday’

Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SANDY – As teachers and students look for ways to balance technology use in the classroom, one school in Sandy is kicking off the holiday week by going back to basics with Mindful Mondays. “Our school community council wanted to look at a way to not limit the use of … Read more

Advice for car buyers amid nationwide shortage

Mostly used cars and empty lots fill what was usually a lot of new cars in Utah County. (Mike Stapley) Estimated reading time: 6-7 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Auto dealers experienced shrinking demand as people worked and drove less during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, car manufacturers cut production. As demand for new … Read more

The exclusive beach entertainment festival for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has been revealed

UNCASVILLE, Connecticut: Chelsea Gray scored 20 points to lead the Las Vegas Aces to their first WNBA title in a 78-71 road win over the Connecticut Sun in Game 4 on Sunday. Gray went 9 of 13 from the floor and was named MVP after averaging 18 points during the run. The Aces improved to … Read more

Local artists showcase masterpieces at the first Art at The Park event

Dana Sanders, left, talks with artist Martin Blundell at his booth during Art in the Park at This Is The Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Friday. (Ben B. Braun, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – This is Heritage Place Park has been transformed into a haven for … Read more

Auckland University of Technology staff and students are in limbo as cuts loom

AUT has asked four faculties to reduce staff numbers from 30 to 50 each. Another 80 general staff are also expected to lose their jobs. Photo / Michael Craig Students and staff at Auckland University of Technology are worried about their future after the university proposed job and course cuts. UBT has outlined plans to … Read more

Why investing in technology is the best strategy to retain services talent

Restaurant workers have grown recently as service work in the industry has been recognized as important and essential. But lately they have been a challenge. Australian Bureau of Statistics data from this year highlights the growing issue of vacancies in the hospitality sector, which is currently 250% higher than before the pandemic. Other labor shortages … Read more

Postdoctoral researcher in the field of materials for Li-ion battery technology with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU

About the position The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (IMA) has a vacancy for a postdoctoral fellowship in the field of Li-ion battery technology within a national research program, SUMBAT. The postdoctoral fellowship position is a temporary position where the main purpose is to qualify for work in senior academic positions. SUMBAT is dedicated … Read more

Kaiser Mental Health Clinicians On Strike Joined By Colleagues In Hawaii – People’s World

Mental health clinicians gathered Aug. 19 in front of Kaiser Permanente’s corporate headquarters in Oakland. | Marilyn Bechtel/PW OAKLAND, Calif. — More than 2,000 striking mental health clinicians hit picket lines outside Kaiser Permanente facilities in northern California and the Central Valley on the morning of Aug. 29 as they began the third week of … Read more