EMPLOYEES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EMPLOYEES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Friendship Manor lives up to its name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347866-82/manor-friendship-racial-isis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347866-82/manor-friendship-racial-isis.html.csp">Letter: Friendship Manor lives up to its name</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:52.54-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Has Adeline Jouflas (“Racial incident like ISIS in Utah,” August 26) ever visited Friendship Manor? It’s a beautiful place. A rose garden, a fountain, water falls and a gazebo. With 180-plus senior citizens and many employees, we have run the gambit on all ethnic and religious groups. I have lived here over nine years and have never witnessed racial problems. There are always two sides to every story. Three of the Friendship Manor’s staff have been honored as employees of the year by Tamarack Ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347866@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:52 MDT Turner Broadcasting offering buyouts to 600 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338718-79/turner-employees-broadcasting-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338718-79/turner-employees-broadcasting-company.html.csp">Turner Broadcasting offering buyouts to 600</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T10:33:02.266-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The corporate parent of CNN, TNT and TBS on Tuesday offered voluntary buyouts to 600 veteran employees, part of an overall cost-cutting effort at the Atlanta-based broadcasting company founded by Ted Turner. The offer went out to U.S.-based employees who are over 55 and have worked at the company for at least 10 years, excluding on-air talent and others with specific contracts. Some 9,000 of Turner’s 13,000 employees are based in the United States. The company would not comment Tuesda...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583387182014-08-26T10:33:02.266-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T10:33:02.266-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338718@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:33:02 MDT Fairchild Semiconductor to close Utah facility amid job cuts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334640-79/fairchild-company-jordan-employees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334640-79/fairchild-company-jordan-employees.html.csp">Fairchild Semiconductor to close Utah facility amid job cuts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:20:35.765-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fairchild Semiconductor will close its West Jordan facility in an effort to cut costs and restructure its supply chain, the company announced Monday. A spokesman for the San Jose, Calif.-based chipmaker would not reveal how many people are employed at the West Jordan facility, but the company is cutting about 1,350 jobs worldwide as it closes facilities in West Jordan, Malaysia and South Korea. The closures, which will happen between the second and fourth quarters 2015, amount to 15 percent of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334640@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:20:35 MDT Governors: Deal imminent in supermarket feud http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326751-79/company-demoulas-employees-governors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326751-79/company-demoulas-employees-governors.html.csp">Governors: Deal imminent in supermarket feud</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHILIP MARCELO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:48:01.732-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they’re optimistic the long-running dispute that has hobbled a New England supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell the company to its ousted CEO. In a joint statement issued late Friday, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan said they expect the company will restore Arthur T. Demoulas to “operating authority” on an interim basis, pending com...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583267512014-08-22T17:48:01.732-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T17:48:01.732-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326751@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:48:01 MDT Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58326408-68/call-deported-mexico-tijuana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58326408-68/call-deported-mexico-tijuana.html.csp">Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLIOT SPAGAT and OMAR MILLAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T15:41:04.979-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tijuana, Mexico • Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico in 2011 and found himself in a land he barely knew. But the 34-year-old Tijuana native feels right at home as soon as gets to work at Call Center Services International, where workers are greeted in English. Monterroso supervises five employees amid rows of small cubicles who spend eight hours a day dialing numbers across the United States to collect on credit c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583264082014-08-22T15:41:04.979-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T15:41:04.979-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Deere said last week it would lay off more than 600 employees at four Midwest factories that make harvesting and other agricultural equipment due to slumping demand. The latest layoffs will happen at the company’s Waterloo, Iowa, operation...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583254462014-08-22T10:35:02.053-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T10:35:02.053-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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But the 34-year-old Tijuana native feels right at home as soon as gets to work at Call Center Services International, where workers are greeted in English. Monterroso supervises five employees amid rows of small cubicles who spend eight hours a day dialing numbers across the United States to collect on credit c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583241282014-08-22T08:59:20.317-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T08:59:20.317-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The payments came after an investigation found that the federal prison subcontractor underpaid 362 employees at the California City Correctional Center under the terms of its contract, where pay rates are es...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583146112014-08-19T18:07:02.008-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T18:07:02.008-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan participated in negotiations Sunday with the owners of the Market Basket chain — feuding cousins Arthur T. Demoulas and Arthur S. D...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583090522014-08-18T11:32:05.673-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T11:32:05.673-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309052@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:32:05 MDT Head of government employees union leaving after 25 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58297953-90/employees-public-wood-leaving.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58297953-90/employees-public-wood-leaving.html.csp">Head of government employees union leaving after 25 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T10:29:10.894-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 10:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a dozen years leading the Utah Public Employees Association, Audry Wood is leaving the organization that represents nearly 10,000 government workers. “Things for public employees have not always been easy and I truly hope and believe over the past years that we’ve been able to give them a voice and they’ve been able to feel represented before the Legislature,” said Wood. “They may not have always got what they wanted or what they deserved, but they were always represented.” Wood got her st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297953@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:29:10 MDT Idaho gives state workers premium health coverage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289827-79/idaho-health-costs-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58289827-79/idaho-health-costs-percent.html.csp">Idaho gives state workers premium health coverage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLEE KRUESI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T19:04:01.823-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise • Idaho’s employee health insurance plans are comparable to the federal government’s most expensive option offered under the Affordable Care Act and better than what most private companies provide, according to a report released Tuesday. The report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says Idaho covers 93 percent of all medical costs for state employees. The report is the first of its kind to shine light on states’ largest source of health care spending, second only to Medicaid spending. Private...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582898272014-08-12T19:04:01.823-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T19:04:01.823-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289827@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:04:01 MDT Texas company acquires software provider with Provo off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264072-79/software-company-mcalpin-provo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58264072-79/software-company-mcalpin-provo.html.csp">Texas company acquires software provider with Provo off</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T17:06:51.807-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 05:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Texas-based company has acquired a small company with a Provo office that makes software for managing clients of home health and hospice agencies. Kinnser Software of Austin has purchased Benesan Corp., which makes software called ADLware for managing the nonmedical needs of clients who are cared for in their home, the two companies said Tuesday. ADLware helps caregivers manage patients needs such as getting them to appointments and ensuring they get meals on time. Benesan was founded in 2007 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264072@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:06:51 MDT Letter: Federal agents need support, not disarmament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58258747-82/federal-employees-government-politicians.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58258747-82/federal-employees-government-politicians.html.csp">Letter: Federal agents need support, not disarmament</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:26:02.283-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I retired from the federal government about 15 years ago after 20 years of service, the majority of it with the U.S. Forest Service. I am very disappointed in the criticism by local and state politicians of the dedicated employees of the Forest Service, BLM and other conservation agencies. These employees are professional land and resource managers, good citizens and are our friends and neighbors. Many are native Utahns and have been educated in our universities. On their jobs they are occasiona...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258747@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:26:02 MDT LinkedIn pays $6M in unpaid wages, damages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58260279-79/labor-linkedin-department-wages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58260279-79/labor-linkedin-department-wages.html.csp">LinkedIn pays $6M in unpaid wages, damages</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T15:34:02.109-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 03:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Professional networking service LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6 million in unpaid wages and damages to 359 current and former employees, the Labor Department said on Monday. The U.S. Department of Labor said an investigation found LinkedIn Corp. in violation of overtime and record-keeping rules that are part of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. It said the violations occurred at company branches in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York. Mountain View, California-based L...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582602792014-08-04T15:34:02.109-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T15:34:02.109-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260279@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:34:02 MDT Small businesses see revenue gains, hire workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250971-79/says-hiring-business-revenue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250971-79/says-hiring-business-revenue.html.csp">Small businesses see revenue gains, hire workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T13:22:02.653-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be underway. Owners who resisted hiring after the recession are taking on workers to keep up with rising demand for products and services. Companies began stepping up their hiring pace in the spring. Faulkner Hyundai in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is adding seven people to its staff of 92 because new cars are selling at their fastest rate in eight years. The market for used cars is also strong. “Managers are actually getting involved ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582509712014-08-01T13:22:02.653-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T13:22:02.653-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250971@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:22:02 MDT Judge orders end to Memphis Kellogg lockout http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58245978-79/kellogg-memphis-judge-lockout.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58245978-79/kellogg-memphis-judge-lockout.html.csp">Judge orders end to Memphis Kellogg lockout</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:12:01.674-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Memphis, Tenn. • A judge has ordered Kellogg to put employees at its Memphis, Tennessee, cereal production facility back to work. The ruling on Wednesday came after the National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint in March against the company related to a lockout of about 220 employees. Contract negotiations between the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union and Kellogg failed in October. WMC-TV (http://bit.ly/1s6y7nh) reports U.S. District Judge Samuel ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582459782014-07-31T09:12:01.674-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T09:12:01.674-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58245978@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:12:01 MDT Second fine levied against Ohio prison food vendor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243007-79/aramark-ohio-fine-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243007-79/aramark-ohio-fine-state.html.csp">Second fine levied against Ohio prison food vendor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T16:08:02.263-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • State officials on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee. The $130,200 fine against Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services covered continued staffing shortages, unacceptable food substitutions and shortages and sanitation issues, including maggots observed in food service operations at five prisons this month and last, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582430072014-07-30T16:08:02.263-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T16:08:02.263-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243007@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:08:02 MDT Rampell: We should want sick workers to stay home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58237049-82/sick-workers-leave-paid.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58237049-82/sick-workers-leave-paid.html.csp">Rampell: We should want sick workers to stay home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:43:20.137-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Something strange happened here this week: Lots of workers who’ve never done so before got the right to call in sick. And that’s a good thing. The Big Apple, you see, is joining a handful of other trailblazing cities such as Washington, San Francisco and Newark in guaranteeing workers what Congress has not: mandatory sick days. Wednesday was the first day that the newly covered workers could use the sick leave hours they have legally accrued. The amount of sick leave New York workers ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237049@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:43:20 MDT Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224179-79/arthur-workers-store-basket.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224179-79/arthur-workers-store-basket.html.csp">Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENISE LAVOIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T12:05:02.422-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Bridgewater, Mass. • It’s been called a David vs. Goliath story, a “Tale of Two Arthurs” and even the “ultimate Greek tragedy,” but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They’re grocery store owners. A workers’ revolt at the Market Basket supermarket chain has led to empty store shelves, angry customers and support for a boycott from more than 100 state legislators and mayors. Industry analysts say worker revolts at non-union companies are rare, but what’s happe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582241792014-07-25T12:05:02.422-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T12:05:02.422-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224179@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:05:02 MDT Across U.S. job market, layoffs are becoming rare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58220755-79/layoffs-employers-job-jobs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58220755-79/layoffs-employers-job-jobs.html.csp">Across U.S. job market, layoffs are becoming rare</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T13:42:02.306-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 01:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller. As the U.S. economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies have been steadily shedding fewer workers. Which is why applications for unemployment benefits have dwindled to their lowest level since February 2006 — nearly two years before the Great Recession began — the government said Thursday. The trend means greater job security and suggests a critical turning point in the economic recovery. It raise...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582207552014-07-24T13:42:02.306-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T13:42:02.306-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220755@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:42:02 MDT