UPS Is Hiring, For As Much As $30 An Hour For Holiday Season

September 12, 2022

As Biggie Would Say, “Don’t Be Mad UPS Is Hiring”! They are looking more than 100,000 workers for the coming holiday shopping season, with pay rising to as much as $30 an hour for certain positions and locations. The shipping and logistics giant said its streamlined, digital-first hiring process will mean most people filling out […]

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State Funding Coming For Black Entrepreneurs In Rochester

August 30, 2022

New state funding is coming for Black entrepreneurs in Rochester in celebration of Black-Owned Business Month. Senator Jeremy Cooney says the funding will go to the Urban League of Rochester’s Business Development Division. Cooney says Black-owned businesses need more access to training, mentorship, and financial skills. He says the new funding will help accomplish that. Urban League […]

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New Work Term “Quiet Quitting”, Just Old Term Bare Minimum

August 29, 2022

The new workplace trend that seems to be sweeping across the country: quiet quitting. Quiet quitting isn’t necessarily about leaving your job altogether. Instead, it refers to simply doing the bare minimum. The term is going viral on social media — particularly on TikTok. Quiet quitting is in stark contrast to the hustle culture — […]

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Say What? Mattress Company Hiring Professional Nappers

August 9, 2022

Online mattress company Casper, is hiring Professional Nappers. First off, Professional Napping is a job? According to a job listing on the company’s website, it is looking to hire someone with “exceptional sleeping ability” to demonstrate to the public and social media universe how easy it is to achieve restful sleep on Casper mattresses. “Join […]

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Rochester City School District Job Hiring Events 

August 8, 2022

This week’s Rochester City School District Job Hiring Events Monday, August 8 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Mercantile on Main, 240 E. Main St. Saturday, August 13 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Rochester Public Market 280 North Union St. Saturday, August 13 11:00 am – 3:00 pm ROC the Block, Abraham Lincoln School No. 22 […]

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Inflation Forcing More American Workers To Get A Second Job

July 25, 2022

With U.S. inflation racing ahead worker wages, a growing number of Americans are taking on second jobs to make ends meet. Three-quarters of middle-income Americans say they don’t earn enough to pay for the cost of living, according to a recent survey. As the pandemic erupted in the U.S. in 2020, roughly 4% of employed […]

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Governor Hochul Announces Funding for SUNY/CUNY Community Colleges

July 19, 2022

Yesterday, Governor Kathy Hochul announced that SUNY and CUNY community colleges will receive $5 million in funding to support the creation or enhancement of short-term credential programs or course offerings that provide pathways to employment in the cannabis industry. Governor Hochul stated: “New York’s new cannabis industry is creating exciting opportunities, and we will ensure […]

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Rochester General Hospital Nurses Vote For Union

July 14, 2022

Nurses at Rochester General Hospital voted in favor of forming an independent union. 431 nurses voted yes to joining the Rochester Union of Nurses & Allied Professionals (RUNAP), against 296 no votes. The vote comes after claims of unsafe conditions and poor retention. The outcome will still need to be certified by the NLRB before the […]

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Fair Or Foul Teacher Fired After Employer Discovered Her OnlyFans Account

July 14, 2022

A grade school teacher was fired from her job after her only fan’s page was discovered by her employer. She was terminated by the educational organization in June claiming her OnlyFans account was putting its reputation at risk. The educational organization named Starbase is run by the Department of Defense and collaborates with local schools […]

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NFL & Ice Cube Partnering To Aid Black-Owned Businesses

July 4, 2022

The NFL is partnering with entertainer Ice Cube’s pact to aid Black-owned businesses and combat the growing wealth gap in America. The league said it committed over $100 million to causes that assist Contract With Black America Institute initiative. It calls for the NFL to steer more business to Black companies in various sectors, including […]

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