Bureau of Labor Statistics http://wrvo.org en On-the-job injuries higher for public sector http://wrvo.org/post/job-injuries-higher-public-sector <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>New data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows New York state and local government employees experienced a much higher rate of injury and illness than workers in any other industry during 2012.</p><p>It may not be something you’ve ever considered, but a lot of the time, there’s an inherent risk associated with jobs in the public sector.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:58:39 +0000 Kate O'Connell 51322 at http://wrvo.org On-the-job injuries higher for public sector Unemployment figures worse for under-30s http://wrvo.org/post/unemployment-figures-worse-under-30s <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The national unemployment level remained unchanged at 7.8 percent for December, according to Bureau of Labor Statistic figures released today. This is the 49th consecutive month unemployment has been above 7 percent but according to analysis from an interest group, those numbers don’t reflect the reality for young adults. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 21:34:29 +0000 Kate O'Connell 31453 at http://wrvo.org Veterans Job Corp. would employ vets for one year http://wrvo.org/post/veterans-job-corp-would-employ-vets-one-year <p>As veteran unemployment hovers above the national average, some lawmakers are pushing for the creation of a Veterans Job Corp.</p><p>Democrat Senator Charles Schumer from New York says the veteran corp. would be similar to the already established AmeriCorp program. Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:05:15 +0000 Ryan Delaney 23183 at http://wrvo.org Veterans Job Corp. would employ vets for one year