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Study: MLS improves racial hiring, slides in gender hiring

Nov. 13, 2019 3:46 PM EST

A diversity report shows improved racial hiring practices for Major League Soccer but also highlighted a continuing decline in gender hiring efforts. The annual report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida on Wednesday gave MLS an A with 93.9 points for racial hiring...

Afghan officials: Kabul car bomb killed 12, including kids

Nov. 13, 2019 8:04 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bombing in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday targeted a private security company's convoy, with officials later saying that 12 people were killed, including children. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but both the Taliban and the Islamic State...

Auditor: Questionable choices made in remote worker program

Nov. 12, 2019 3:54 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont state auditor says numerous questionable choices were made in the administration of the state's remote worker program aimed at attracting new residents by paying them to move to the Green Mountain state. In a report released Tuesday, Auditor Doug Hoffer wrote that the...

McDonald's workers say anti-harassment efforts fall short

Nov. 12, 2019 12:23 PM EST

A former McDonald's employee is suing the company and one of its Michigan franchisees over sexual harassment. On Tuesday, Jenna Ries filed a class-action lawsuit against the fast-food chain. She's one of at least 50 workers who have filed separate sexual harassment charges against McDonald's with the U.S. Equal...

Millennial Money: You lost your job. Now what?

Nov. 12, 2019 10:01 AM EST

It doesn't matter if you were fired or laid off, whether you saw it coming or were completely blindsided: Losing your job is disorienting. You'll feel like you're in a fog. And yet, in that fog you still need to answer some important questions: How will you pay rent? Put gas in your car? What about your student...

Oglala Sioux executive facing impeachment hearing

Nov. 12, 2019 8:28 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe is facing an impeachment hearing later this month after she was accused of creating a hostile work environment. Three former employees of Darla Black say she was verbally abusive, texted them late at night and made them run errands that...

Snow, bitter cold take aim at Pennsylvania

Nov. 12, 2019 6:27 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Snow and icy conditions are slowing traffic in parts of Pennsylvania as commuters head to work and road crews treat surfaces because bitter cold is expected to follow for the ride home. Erie and Crawford counties in the northern part of the state remain under a winter storm warning....

Brazil launches job program amid mass unemployment

Nov. 11, 2019 7:43 PM EST

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro launched a jobs program Monday largely based on tax reductions as Brazil struggles to put more than 12 million people back to work. The pension and labor secretary said the administration aims to create 1.8 million jobs for people ages 18-29 and almost 1...

Veterans can get business help from govt, private sector

Nov. 11, 2019 2:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For many people who leave military service, the next logical step is becoming an entrepreneur. There are federal, state and private sector resources for veterans to help them learn about operating a business, and, when their companies are up and running, get financing help, mentoring and...

SPLC employees seek to unionize

Nov. 9, 2019 1:20 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Employees of the watchdog organization, the Southern Poverty Law Center, are filing for union representation. A supermajority of employees has requested representation by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, Local 32035 of The News Guild-Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO,...