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Some Police Agencies Not Racially Balanced

An Associated Press analysis of Census Bureau data and Justice Department figures about law enforcement found that Hispanics are more often underrepresented in police departments around the country than are blacks. ...continue


Los Angeles Hiring Firefighters

Los Angeles is beginning the process of hiring 165 new firefighters even as standards and procedures are being revamped to avoid the problems that have plagued the department in the past. ...continue


Obama Address Workplace Concerns

President Barack Obama says child care, family leave and workplace flexibility aren't frills, they're basic needs. ...continue


Obama Asks for Help in Hiring Long-term Unemployed

President Obama on Friday won commitments from nearly 300 companies to reach out to the nearly 4 million Americans who have been jobless for six months or more, and called on Congress to reinstate unemployment benefits. ...continue


Help Wanted: Queen Elizabeth Seeks Housekeeper

Buckingham Palace was advertising for a new housekeeping assistant to run the royal baths and arrange the tea trays. The financially strapped monarch can't pay much, though. ...continue


Peoria Hiring Police Officers

Peoria, Ill., won't wait till spring to hire new police officers, though not all 18 positions will be immediately filled. ...continue


Top 10 Job Interview Blunders

A professional recruiter offers 10 tips on what not to do in a job interview. ...continue


Senate Dems Consider Big Boost in Minimum Wage

Democratic lawmakers met privately to discuss proposals that would raise the federal minimum wage by nearly 40 percent and tie wage levels to inflation. ...continue


SHPE, Army Want Hispanic Youth for STEM Jobs

A partnership between the Society of Hispanic Engineers and the U.S. Army is focused on developing futures leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. ...continue


Kentucky Needs Bus Drivers

The Harlan, Ky., Independent Board of Education has an urgent need of bus drivers, the superintendent says. ...continue


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