Protections for NHS whistleblowers are to be extended under new Government plans.
The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions thinks it is “exciting” that his government is getting rid of the securities that have made working life bearable for working people for dec…
The Appalachian region awarded Trump big, fat wins. After all, Trump digs coal! Now it’s time to get their rewards. How does his budget reward them? Well, there’s the Appalachian Regional Commission. Or rather, there was, because Trump’s proposed budget completely eliminates the ARC. The commission supports local communities and regional programs, it also helps jumpstart local entrepreneurs and regional businesses which have created tens of thousands of jobs. It also contributes to local infrastructure, community management, and hundreds of local programs.
Sorry, it did all those things. Clearly not needed.
There’s also massive cuts to the Labor Department that eliminates job training. On the chopping block are both the Senior Community Service Employment Program that helps workers over 55 find new jobs, and Job Corps that helps young people get work experience and skills.
Both are widely used in Appalachia. Sorry, were. Were. Nobody wants them now.
There is one unemployment program Trump is anxious to fund. He’ll expand the Reemployment and Eligibility Assessment program, REAP, which helps companies spot
Indeed food for thought for there are many similarities, but hopefully with the 1930’s in our thoughts we will eventually rally and come though largely unscathed, but worry at what might been.
This article takes a close look at the similarities and what is different between the 1930’s and today. Food for thought:
Rexnord of Indiana is moving to Mexico and firing all of its 300 workers
Trump team taking more and more credit for Obama successes
Source: The Daily 202 from PowerPost
This literally means the difference between life and death for some