MCC, Monroe County & RochesterWorks Teaming Up For Job Fair Thursday April 21st

April 18, 2022

RochesterWorks, Monroe County, and Monroe Community College are teaming up to match job seekers with local companies. The free event is planned for next Thursday, April 21 at MCC’s Downtown Campus from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Job seekers of all skill levels, education and experience levels are welcome to attend. About 35 employers will […]

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Amazon Warehouse Workers in NY Made History Voting for a Union

April 6, 2022

Christian Smalls was fired from his job working in the Amazon warehouse after participating in a walkout. The walkout was organized to show frustration over Amazon’s response to the pandemic. After being fired, Smalls began trying to organize a union. The organization soon gained enough interest to hold a union vote. Once this was announced, […]

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Study Says 75% Of Healthcare Workers Will Leave The Profession By 2025

March 16, 2022

A new global study found 71% of doctors and 68% of nurses believe their jobs have changed considerably in the past 10 years. Many say their jobs have gotten worse. Clinicians are concerned about a global healthcare workforce shortage, with 74% predicting there will be a shortage of nurses and 68% predicting a shortage of […]

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Bad Pay, Bosses & Opportunities To Blame For People Quitting Their Jobs

March 10, 2022

Americans continue to quit their jobs at near-record rates, with 4.3 million people handing in their resignations in January according to the government. The so called “Great Resignation” has sparked a reevaluation of work. Workers themselves blame bad pay, bad opportunities and bad bosses. Low pay, a dearth of opportunities for advancement, and feeling disrespected […]

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Are you ready to head back to the office? 90% Say Yes, According To A The New Survey

January 4, 2022

Are you ready to head back to the office? You are not alone, a new One Poll survey revealed that nearly 9 out of 10 Americans are thrilled to return to work in 2022. 87% of the 803 polled are prepared to work full-time again in person and no longer want virtual meetings. Sixty percent want […]

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NYC Northwell Health Nurse Arrive in Rochester to Provide Staff Support

December 13, 2021

In order to help combat the staffing issues in hospitals, nurses from Northwell Health in New York City arrived to support Strong Memorial Hospital by taking on patient care duties in the hospital’s ED and ICU. Yesterday, a cohort of eight Northwell Health Nurses and an administrative support team member began their work at the […]

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Kellogg’s Will Replace Workers Continuing To Stirke

December 10, 2021

Kellogg’s is not playing when it comes to making sure the show doesn’t stop but in this case production of their products. The union for 1400 Kellogg’s workers rejected the deal that would have given them a 3% raise. The workers continue to strike so Kellogg’s said it will replace those workers with new permanent […]

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RIT To Host In-Person Staff Hiring Event Saturday, Nov. 20th

November 17, 2021

Looking for a Job? RIT’s Division of Finance and Administration is sponsoring an in-person staff hiring event hosted at the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship near the Liberty Pole at 40 Franklin Street from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20th. If you are looking to explore career opportunities at RIT. You can connect with hiring managers […]

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Rochester’s ‘Stop the Violence’ Job Fair

November 16, 2021

Last night continuing into today, Uniting & Healing through Hope of Monroe County is holding a “Stop the Violence Job Fair.” The fair can be found at the Holiday inn on State Street downtown from 9 am to 5 pm. Community organizers are hopeful for this event to provide a path to jobs that can […]

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US Government Say Big Companies Get Vaccines By Jan. 4th Or Test Every Week

November 4, 2021

Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly under government rules. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said companies that fail to comply could face penalties of nearly $14,000 per violation. The new […]

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