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California Job Tracker: August 2015–Ventura County still shows ‘Not Recovered’

California Job Tracker: August 2015–Ventura County still shows ‘Not Recovered’

By Lynn Reaser A total of 21 out of 29 California’s metropolitan areas have now totally recovered all of the jobs lost during the Recession and exceeded the pre-Recession employment peaks, according to the latest data for June 2015. (See Figures 16 and 17.) These 21 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) or their metropolitan district (MD) […]

Qualcomm Lays Off 4,500 Workers While Demanding More H-1bs

Qualcomm Lays Off 4,500 Workers While Demanding More H-1bs

Position Open at Ventura County Animal Services: Apply by July 7th, 2015

Position Open at Ventura County Animal Services: Apply by July 7th, 2015

Immigration system must work for best interest of Americans

Immigration system must work for best interest of Americans

By Michael W. Cutler June 16, 2015 America’s immigration laws were originally enacted to protect innocent lives and the jobs of American workers by preventing the entry and continued presence of aliens engaged in crime, espionage and terrorism and aliens who would provide unfair competition for American workers. Today the administration seems focused on how […]

California continues tussle with ex-offender employment

California continues tussle with ex-offender employment

Minimum Wage Increases=Minimum Jobs

This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to follow in San Francisco’s footsteps by raising their minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour by 2020. Los Angeles need look no further than its California neighbor, San Francisco, to see the negative effects of increasing the minimum wage. The city of San Francisco, which […]

Take Our Jobs, Please

Take Our Jobs, Please

   

Camarillo Council reviews local job market

Camarillo Council reviews local job market

By Logan McFadden At the Camarillo City Council meeting on May 13, 2015, a presentation on jobs and the factors affecting the job market in Camarillo and Ventura County was made. The presentation was titled Comprehensive Economic Development and Strategy. Camarillo is part of an urban area which is ranked 15th out of 100. The […]

Councilman Bryan MacDonald helping Oxnard, Ventura County, USN

Councilman Bryan MacDonald helping Oxnard, Ventura County, USN

Democrats filibuster TPP “FastTrack” trade bill

Democrats filibuster TPP “FastTrack” trade bill

Editors’ note: In a rare move, factions of both Democrats (now filibustering) and Republicans are opposed to a secretive new proposed “free trade” bill that Congressional members aren’t even allowed to talk about publicly, that must be voted either up or down with no amendments permitted, might be changed later by a President, could override […]