Is your 401(k) account statement issued irregularly? Does the account balance appear inaccurate? Has your employer failed to transmit your contribution to the plan? Are there unauthorized investments listed on your statement? These are a few red flags that might indicate that your employer is abusing your 401(k) contributions. Read more at Work in Progress, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Labor.… Read the rest
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If you’re planning to attend the ALA 2014 Midwinter Meeting this coming January in Philadelphia, then you should plan to join colleagues at the ALA – APA Networking Reception. This will be an opportunity to engage in a social atmosphere that is sure to provide fun, live entertainment and refreshments on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Take this time to reconnect with old friends and meet new ones at this networking fundraiser. Proceeds from the event support the ALA – … Read the rest
The Department of Labor‘s Employee Benefits Security Administration has compiled a toolkit for workers preparing for retirement. The intuitively-named “Retirement Toolkit” provides a timeline for retirement, as well as links to resources on health benefits, 401(k)s and government pensions. Most resources are available in both English and Spanish. … Read the rest
(Work in Progress), The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Labor, invites employers and veterans to participate in a #VetsJobsChat on employment resources for disabled veterans. The Department of Labor will be joined by the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, its Office of Disability Employment Policy, several national veterans service organizations, employers, representatives from local American Jobs Centers and experts from the armed services.
During the school year, over 19 million children receive free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch through the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs, but what happens when school lets out?
Summer brings the highest rates of childhood hunger in the U.S, with more children going without nutrients, skipping meals and eating less food. Hunger is one of the most severe roadblocks to the learning process: Lack of nutrition can lead to poor performance and concentration and may make children … Read the rest
The American Library Association will host Career Development Facilitator (CDF) sessions at its headquarters in Chicago, June 26 – 27, 2013. The deadline to register is Friday, June 14, 2013.
As a public librarian, you’re probably seeing more patrons who are requesting resources for guidance in their job search. The impact of the recent recession is still being felt by thousands of Americans who have lost their jobs and can’t figure out how to get a new one.
It’s also … Read the rest
Is there a woman in librarianship who was near and dear to you and your library’s heart? Who has made history at your library? Perhaps a group of women who helped shape you or your community’s interaction with libraries? Maybe even someone whose portrait you pass every day?
If you’re like many people who made resolutions at the start of this year, one of these probably included something about improving professionally. If you haven’t gotten started yet, we have some resources that might help.
National Seminars Training provides a wide variety of free resources including e-books, such as The Best Kept Secrets About Managing People; quick-tip videos, such as Communicating During Conflict; and a number of e-newsletters. This is a good place to start with professional … Read the rest
Experience a taste of Seattle’s nightlife at this premier social event during the ALA 2013 Midwinter Conference. Take advantage of the opportunity to reconnect with old friends and meet new people at this networking fundraiser on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at the W Seattle Hotel, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Come and enjoy an evening filled with music, dancing and more!
Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at the door, or in advance by registering on the … Read the rest
Experience a taste of Seattle’s nightlife at this premier social event during the ALA 2013 Midwinter Conference. Take advantage of the opportunity to reconnect with old friends and meet new people at this networking fundraiser on Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Come and enjoy an evening filled with music, dancing and more! Proceeds from the event support the ALA Allied Professional Association’s (ALA-APA) work in promoting “the mutual professional interests of librarians and other library … Read the rest
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