House Republicans will stick to their insistence that a bill extending a payroll tax cut and jobless benefits include language speeding work on a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline, Speaker John Boehner said Friday. Boehner's remarks added a contentious backdrop to negotiations over the payroll tax cut measure. President Barack Obama and...
The European Union said Tuesday it wants to allow investors to sue credit rating agencies for compensation if they break EU regulations "intentionally or with gross negligence." The proposal from the European Commission, the EU's executive, is part of a new set of rules for credit rating agencies, which have...
Following a recent trend, 410 call center employees are being laid off in Colorado Springs this fall; however, other customer service centers seem eager to employ them. “If someone wants to stay working in call centers, they easily can,” said Jennifer Pierceall Herman, the industry relations manager for the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. “As soon […]
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Vying for customers’ attention is nothing new for businesses. However, fending off industry rivals in a competitive job market is a recent development. “The wage competition is really, really high right now,” said Jennifer Pierceall Herman, industry relations manager for the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. “We hear from employers that they get somebody and then […]
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Attendees of the upcoming UCCS Economic Forum will hear a slightly different presentation compared to the past few years. “The national economist and myself will be talking about the next U.S. economic downturn,” said Tatiana Bailey, executive director of the UCCS Economic Forum. “Colorado Springs and the state have been outperforming the nation … in […]
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