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I cannot remember not belonging to something. Whether it was Girl Scouts, A. Philip Randolph Leaders of Tomorrow, or as a Muscular Dystrophy A…

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CareerSource Flagler Volusia to hold an employment and training event for Hurricane Maria evacuees from Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on March 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will be held at the Orange City Career Center, 846 Saxon Blvd, Orange City. Services available will include job search and application assistance, career […]

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The man who currently occupies the Oval Office (I call him “45” because we do not believe in feeding bloated egos) promised to “Make America Great Again.” He said that he would create jobs, generate economic growth, and create a new and better health care environment than the one we got from the Affordable Care […]

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The State of Florida saves millions of dollars with dedicated volunteers conducting investigations and assessments of nursing homes, in addition to assisting through SHINE and Meals on Wheels. SHINE is highlighted down the line. Meals on Wheels is a community-based, meal-delivery program for seniors unable to provide or prepare their meals, supplementary funded by the […]

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Our 45th  president has had no trouble claiming the good employment news reported for January and February of this year. In those jobs reports, released on the first Friday of the month, we saw unemployment rates of 4.8 and 4.7 percent. In both of those months, more than 200,000 jobs were created. Forty-five crowed that […]

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By the time you read this, Alexander Acosta, the president’s nominee for secretary of labor, is likely to have been confirmed by the full Senate. He got narrow approval from the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions by a 12-11 party line vote. I don’t blame the Democrats for opposing the Acosta nomination. […]

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The NAACP is unimpressed because the latest diversity report doesn’t  include a racial breakdown. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach has been under fire for diversity and equal opportunity practices in its workforce, which has resulted in discrimination lawsuits. While one fired employee fights to recover lost wages, benefits, attorney fees, […]

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Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWSWIRE Black workers lost ground last month, as the unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.6 percent in October, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. October was a bad month for Black workers, in general. Not […]

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A Daytona Beach resident tells of his plight for gainful employment and the impact the city’s new ‘Ban the Box’ policy will have on others looking for work. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The sun, sand and surf brought convicted felon Edward W. Barnes to Daytona Beach 20 years ago and he now calls Volusia […]

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BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Job prospects for Black women improved in June as they recorded better employment numbers than the other major adult groups, the latest jobs report by the Labor Department shows. The jobless rate for Black women over 20 years old fell nearly a full percentage point last month […]