IGT pens extension with Kansas Lottery

first_imgLottery Email Address IGT pens extension with Kansas Lottery AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 22nd March 2019 | By contenteditor Topics: Lottery Tech & innovationcenter_img Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a three-year extension to its deal with the Kansas Lottery, continuing the partnership until at least 2022.Under the renewed agreement, IGT will continue to provide the Lottery with its INTELLIGEN central computer system and services to monitor electronic gaming machines throughout the state.IGT, which brokered the deal via its IGT Global Solutions Corporation subsidiary, has said the extended agreement will come into effect from December 15, 2019.“IGT’s INTELLIGEN system has helped the Kansas Lottery meet the objectives of operating our electronic gaming machines with the highest standards of integrity and security to benefit the state for the last 10 years,” Kansas Lottery acting executive director Stephen Durrell said.“We look forward to continuing our relationship over the next few years.”Jay Gendron, chief operating officer for North American lottery at IGT, added: “IGT and the Kansas Lottery have built a strong partnership since this contract began more than 10 years ago, and we’re pleased to be furthering this relationship by continuing to provide our advanced system to the nearly 5,000 electronic gaming machines in the state.”IGT also recently extended its deal with the DC Lottery in Washington DC. Also in North America, IGT earlier this month signed an extension to its partnership with Canadian provincial lottery organisation Loto-Québec. Regions: US Kansas International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a three-year extension to its deal with the Kansas Lottery, continuing the partnership until at least 2022.last_img read more

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FBC Holdings Limited (FBC.zw) 2011 Abridged Report

first_imgFBC Holdings Limited (FBC.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2011 abridged results.For more information about FBC Holdings Limited (FBC.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the FBC Holdings Limited (FBC.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: FBC Holdings Limited (FBC.zw)  2011 abridged results.Company ProfileFBC Holdings Limited (FBC Bank) is a financial institution in Zimbabwe providing financial products and solutions for retail, commercial and corporate banking; with a range of products and services extending from savings deposit accounts and micro-lending in the informal market to foreign market investment, mortgage financing, micro-lending, re-insurance, short-term insurance and stock-brokering services. Its re-insurance division underwrites classes of insurance for fire, engineering, motoring, marine and miscellaneous incidences. FBC Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Banking Corporation Holdings Limited which is a publicly-traded financial services company in Zimbabwe. FBC Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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The price of this UK tech share is up over 80% in just the last month. Would I buy?

first_img There’s a perception that the US has all the high-growth technology stocks in the US and that UK tech shares tend to be bought by overseas companies. For example, SoftBank bought ARM Holdings back in 2016. And now Nvidia is taking it over. However, the UK does have listed technology shares. One of these shares is artificial intelligence company RenalytixAI (LSE: RENX). The share price has leapt recently, which raises the question: could the shares rocket further or are they now too expensive?5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…What does the company do?First of all, let’s look at what it does. RenalytixAI provides artificial intelligence-based diagnostics for kidney disease through its KidneyIntelX platform. The algorithm combines data in order to provide a patient risk score which then helps doctors treat patients better.It has a niche which is actually quite a large addressable market, especially in the US. Chronic kidney conditions there affect 15% of adults or 37m people. This costs Medicare over $120bn per year.Obviously, the problem stretches beyond the US and is global, so there’s a huge potential market for an AI diagnostics tool to help doctors.Why has the share price risen and what’s the opportunity for future growth?I think it’s the potential for the company to get approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that is boosting the shares. Approvals to sell its tests at $950 a time to healthcare facilities across the US could be transformative for the company, which makes no revenue for now. An update is expected within the coming months, hence the share price leap. Beyond the immediate prospect of the FDA announcement, the AI company has partnerships with AstraZeneca and Mount Sinai in the US. The latter is a joint venture for a Covid-19 test, which could be rolled out globally. That could be another source of revenue in the future. Longer term, if RenalytixAI can roll out successfully across the US there could be huge opportunities in other international markets. Also in the future, there will almost certainly be more chances to apply artificial intelligence to other healthcare problems. Once the technology is accepted and trusted there will be a lot of other opportunities to cut healthcare costs and improve outcomes for patients. Spending on solutions at that point should accelerate quickly. What will I do with this UK tech share?For now when it comes to the share price, I’ll wait and see. When a share price rises this much in such a short space of time there’s certainly more risk. I worry I may be late to the party and arrive just as the share price starts to revert back towards more usual levels. I’ll add the UK tech share to my watchlist and see what happens next. It’s possible, of course, the FDA might not rule in favour of RenalytixAI, or other operational hurdles may appear. That’s why I remain quietly optimistic, but also cautious. Andy Ross owns no share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Image source: Getty Images. Enter Your Email Address I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Get the full details on this £5 stock now – while your report is free. Andy Ross | Saturday, 30th January, 2021 | More on: RENX center_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. The price of this UK tech share is up over 80% in just the last month. Would I buy? Are you on the lookout for UK growth stocks?If so, get this FREE no-strings report now.While it’s available: you’ll discover what we think is a top growth stock for the decade ahead.And the performance of this company really is stunning.In 2019, it returned £150million to shareholders through buybacks and dividends.We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen.Since 2016, annual revenues increased 31%In March 2020, one of its senior directors LOADED UP on 25,000 shares – a position worth £90,259Operating cash flow is up 47%. (Even its operating margins are rising every year!)Quite simply, we believe it’s a fantastic Foolish growth pick.What’s more, it deserves your attention today.So please don’t wait another moment. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. 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This is what I’m doing about the [email protected] Capital share price right now

first_img Enter Your Email Address The high-calibre small-cap stock flying under the City’s radar Image source: Getty Images See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Rupert Hargreaves has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Adventurous investors like you won’t want to miss out on what could be a truly astonishing opportunity…You see, over the past three years, this AIM-listed company has been quietly powering ahead… rewarding its shareholders with generous share price growth thanks to a carefully orchestrated ‘buy and build’ strategy.And with a first-class management team at the helm, a proven, well-executed business model, plus market-leading positions in high-margin, niche products… our analysts believe there’s still plenty more potential growth in the pipeline.Here’s your chance to discover exactly what has got our Motley Fool UK investment team all hot-under-the-collar about this tiny £350+ million enterprise… inside a specially prepared free investment report.But here’s the really exciting part… right now, we believe many UK investors have quite simply never heard of this company before! Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this.center_img This is what I’m doing about the [email protected] Capital share price right now Click here to claim your copy of this special investment report — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top Small-Cap Stock… free of charge! I think the [email protected] Capital (LSE: SYME) share price has tremendous potential. This is something I have flagged in previous articles when looking at the size of the company’s total addressable market. The size of the inventory finance market, where the fintech firm focuses its efforts, is over $1trn. [email protected] is one of the leading players in the European market for inventory [email protected] Capital share price suspension Unfortunately, market sentiment towards the business has been hurt recently by the company’s own mistakes. After changing its financial reporting calendar, management had to request a temporary suspension of trading in the company’s s shares, pending publication of its 31 December 2019 year-end accounts and its 2020 interim results for the six months ended 30 June.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Trading was restored at the beginning of March, and according to management, the underlying business hasn’t been affected. However, a trading suspension is a big red flag. It should be something companies try to avoid at all costs.This has made me think that if management has made this fundamental mistake, what other errors are hidden away in the cupboard? That said, aside from this issue, it looks as if the rest of the business is firing on all cylinders. That’s why I’m excited about the outlook for the [email protected] Capital share price. Revenue growth The group recently announced that it had signed heads of terms to acquire the leading, Singapore-based fintech-powered commodities trade enabler, TradeFlow Capital Management Pte Ltd.What’s more, according to [email protected]’s interim results to June 2020, its number of client companies increased from 82 at the end of the first quarter of 2020 to 165 by the end of the year.Meanwhile, the gross origination of client companies increased 30% between September and the end of December 2020. Turnover in the six months to 30 June 2020 increased to £368k, up from £11k in the same period a year ago. This resulted in a gross profit of £368k, the same as the turnover figure. But after including all administrative expenses and exceptional costs, the group reported a loss for the period of £2.1m. Looking at these results, I’m excited to see what the future holds for the company. If growth continues, the outlook for the [email protected] Capital share price seems incredibly bright. Risks and challenges However, much depends on the company’s ability to continue to attract lenders to its platform. Supply has done a solid job of attracting borrowers and creditors to its platforms so far. There’s no guarantee this trend will continue.What’s more, the company is losing money and relies on shareholders to keep the lights on. If investor sentiment towards the enterprise falls substantially, it may become harder for the business to raise funding. That could jeopardise its future.Overall, I’m cautiously optimistic about the outlook for the [email protected] Capital share price. As such, I would add the stock to my portfolio, but only in a limited way considering the enterprise’s risks and challenges.  Rupert Hargreaves | Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 | More on: SYME Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee.last_img read more

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Heyneke Meyer at the Leicester Tigers

first_imgMonday Sep 8, 2008 Heyneke Meyer at the Leicester Tigers While a large amount of attention was on the controversial Springbok coach Pieter De Villiers throughout the Tri Nations, there is one man who possibly could have been sitting in the hot seat if it weren’t for a few, dare I say it, politically motivated decisions.Heyneke Meyer narrowly missed out on taking over from Jake White despite being the frontrunner for the job. His success rate when coaching the Bulls speaks for itself, winning four Currie Cups and the first ever Super 14 title for a South African side in 2007.But now, South Africa’s loss is Leicester’s gain, as Meyer, who initially hinted at leaving rugby altogether, has taken up the head coaching role with the Guinness Premiership finalists of last season, replacing Argentinian Marcelo Loffreda.With Meyer at the helm, the Tigers couldn’t have had a better start to the season as this past weekend they defeated Gloucester by twenty points to eight at Kingsholm.“We always knew it would be tough. We knew Gloucester would come out firing and that we would have to get stuck in and show some attitude.“Our fitness levels showed and I was very happy with the defence. Gloucester had a lot of opportunities out wide but we defended well.”The win puts Meyer and the club in good stead for the rest of the season, and is the perfect start for the man from Pretoria who has so much to offer.This interview gives great insight into Meyer himself, and we hear from some of the players about the feeling in the camp and what the season holds. Time: 04:28ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. 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Crusaders player ratings vs Rebels | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Which Crusaders stood out in their 26-point win over the Rebels in the final round of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman? Heyneke Meyer at the Leicester Tigers | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. 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Crabill / Tonic Design

first_imgCopyHouses•Hillsborough, United States United States ArchDaily 2011 Save this picture!© Richard Leo Johnson+ 11 Share 2011 Crabill / Tonic Design “COPY” Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/286844/crabill-tonic-design Clipboard Architects: Tonic Design Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img Projects “COPY” Crabill / Tonic DesignSave this projectSaveCrabill / Tonic Design Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/286844/crabill-tonic-design Clipboard Year:  Photographs photographs:  Richard Leo JohnsonPhotographs:  Richard Leo Johnson, Save this picture!© Richard Leo JohnsonRecommended ProductsWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Kitchens – ValchromatRailing / BalustradesLibartPortable glass BalustradeWood Boards / HPL PanelsLamitechLamitech high pressure plastic laminateRailing / BalustradesC.R. LaurenceGRS TAPER-LOC Glass Railing SystemText description provided by the architects. The Crabills bought the five-acre property near Hillsborough, NC, with the intention of building a simple, modern home in a clearing amidst a lush forest. They wanted the house to disturb the natural environment as little as possible and accommodate local wildlife.Save this picture!© Richard Leo Johnson “Our clients asked us to design a unique live/work house that inspire creativity and provides interesting spatial overlaps,” said project architect Katherine Hogan, co-owner of Tonic Design and Tonic Construction. “They also wanted it to be constructed in a simple and cost-effective way”. The architects sited the house carefully to avoid disturbing the natural environment, to maximize natural lighting, and to frame views of forest, including a favorite three-trunked tree.Save this picture!© Richard Leo JohnsonTo reflect the rural setting, Petrarca specified simple, inexpensive materials and references to regional agricultural structures rendered in a modern architecture composition. Recalling old farm sheds, the house’s skewed cubic form is clad in solid and perforated COR-TEN®, a steel alloy developed to eliminate the need for painting. The steel forms a stable rust-like appearance when exposed to the weather. As a result, the house will be a constantly evolving element in the landscape as a rich patina develops over the years. The COR-TEN also acts as a rain screen, canopy, sunshade, and visual screen.Save this picture!© Richard Leo JohnsonSpray foam insulation, tightly sealed ducts, low-e glazed windows, and Energy Star® appliance contribute to the home’s energy conservation. Despite the fact that their new house is 800 feet larger than their previous house, the Crabills report that their energy bills are, on average, 30 percent lower.Save this picture!© Richard Leo JohnsonThe first floor includes the entry, a spacious kitchen/living/dining room, a studio/music space, and two decks. The second floor includes the master bedroom suite and two bedrooms for the Crabills’ children, who share an extra loft space and bath.Save this picture!© Richard Leo JohnsonTonic Construction completed the home for $155 per square foot, thanks in large part to the design/build process and the readily available materials, including oak. As for stewardship of the natural wildlife, the National Wildlife Federation recently certified the Crabill property as a natural habitat.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessBuilding Trust International Open International Design CompetitionArticlesKeelung Harbor Competition Entry / PAR + SESArticles Share CopyAbout this officeTonic DesignOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHillsboroughHousesUnited StatesPublished on October 30, 2012Cite: “Crabill / Tonic Design” 30 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Metropol ClassicVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish- DI-NOC™ Glass FinishPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – Painted AluminumStonesCosentinoDekton® Surfaces – Chicago 444Exterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – CPXPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsHexapent Facade PanelDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Folding Door System – Rabel 3710 Super ThermalWall / Ceiling LightsLuminisCeiling Surface Lights – HollowcoreBenches / TablesUrbaStyleConcrete Bench – BoomerangMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Crabill / Tonic Design是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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Vaulted House / vPPR

first_imgArchDaily Contractor: CopyHouses•London, United Kingdom Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/639760/vaulted-house-vppr Clipboard Eurobuild Year:  Quantity Surveyor: “COPY” United Kingdom City:LondonCountry:United KingdomMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Ioana MarinescuRecommended ProductsSkylightsLAMILUXFlat Roof Exit Comfort DuoWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsText description provided by the architects. Vaulted House is a new-build four-bedroom family house, located on an infill site, hidden behind a garage door in Hammersmith. It was previously a diesel contaminated taxi garage, surrounded by 11 party walls and overlooked by 24 neighbours. A series of sharply detailed vaulted roofs define different living zones on the open upper-ground floor. Roof-lights at the top of each vault flood the landlocked site with daylight. Large courtyards bring light into the bedrooms on the lower-ground floor. The roofs are covered in a striking chequered pattern of single-ply membrane. The vault geometry repeats in details of the house, including the fireplace, floors, windows and entrance.Save this picture!© Ioana MarinescuA double-height den has access to the garden at the back for the children to play in. A separate study provides acoustic privacy with a view through to the living space. A big double-sliding pocket door opens up completely, turning the dining room into a loggia in the summer.Save this picture!SectionSeveral of the 24 neighbours included active members of the Brackenbury Residents’ Association. Detailed residents’ consultations and the incorporation of their feedback into the design led to seven letters of support for the scheme at planning.Save this picture!© Ioana MarinescuThe vaulted roofs are covered with two tones of single-ply roofing membrane to produce a harlequin pattern, breaking up the large area of roof and greatly improving the outlook, which was previously onto rotten asphalt roofs. Inside the house, the vaults meet at sharp plastered edges, concealing the down-stand beams rather than expressing them. Vault-like elements are repeated obsessively at each scale of the design, forming sculptural chamfered edges to the windows, fireplace and TV wall. The timber floors are laid in a cross pattern that reflects the vaults above them.Save this picture!© Ioana MarinescuA mechanical heat exchange system and thick insulation make for an energy efficient home. A study allows for working from home or can become a spare bedroom for elderly relatives visiting. The entrance is stepped up to meet flood requirements but these are wide and gentle for ease of access.Save this picture!Floor PlanThe site is a former taxi garage and was designated as contaminated land. All 1.5m of excavated soil had to be tested and carefully disposed of. The garden walls are underpinned rather than demolished. A steel and timber frame spans off the existing walls to create the roof and floor structure. The roof is constructed from plywood over timber joists, covered with insulation and single-ply membrane. The geometry of the roof appears simple but is in fact incredibly complicated. It was modeled in 3D software, which enabled precise back and forth between consultants to ensure that the huge steel beams were completely hidden in the crisp angled finishes inside and by the roof finishes outside.Save this picture!© Ioana MarinescuProject gallerySee allShow lessA.L. Crego Transforms 20 Murals into Animated GIFSArchitecture NewsHotel Indigo Helsinki / Arkkitehdit Soini & HortoSelected Projects Share Save this picture!© Ioana Marinescu+ 14 Share Geoff Beardsley and Partners “COPY” Vaulted House / vPPR Structural eng: Projects Mechanical / Electrical eng: Architects: vPPR Year Completion year of this architecture project 2015 Year:  Photographs Vaulted House / vPPRSave this projectSaveVaulted House / vPPR 2015 Richard Pearce Associates photographs:  Ioana Marinescu, Noel ReadPhotographs:  Ioana Marinescu, Noel Read Heyne Tillett Steel ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/639760/vaulted-house-vppr Clipboard CopyAbout this officevPPROfficeFollowProductsConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLondonHousesUnited KingdomPublished on June 09, 2015Cite: “Vaulted House / vPPR” 09 Jun 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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On the picket line

first_imgBy Alex Bolchi, Mattie Starrdust, and Sue DavisTom Cat Bakery workers fight for jobsThirty-one immigrant workers at Tom Cat Bakery, an industrial baked goods supplier in Long Island City, N.Y., received letters from the payroll department demanding they prove legal immigration status by March 15. “Unless you present us with valid identification,” the letter reads, “… you are considered by the Homeland Security Investigations to be unauthorized to work in the United States.” (villagevoice.com, March 22)The workers, who are organized with the nonprofit advocacy group Brandworkers, immediately sprang into action with a rally March 22 calling for community support and demanding the company defend the workers from the DHS attack. According to Tom Cat worker Librada Antigua: “The Trump administration may want us to disappear, but we’re not leaving our children for anything. Our unity is our strength, and our commitment is to victory.” In response to the show of united resistance, the company has agreed to delay layoffs until April 21.Henry Rivera, an 11-year Tom Cat worker who immigrated in 2005 from Honduras, encouraged workers to participate in May 1 general strike actions to fight back against the increasing anti-immigrant attacks, “We are organizing not just for Tom Cat workers, but for workers in New York and the whole nation to encourage them to fight for justice.” (licpost.com, March 29)NYC women of color fight for equal payA protest called at City Hall for April 4, Equal Pay Day, is part of the fight for back pay by more than 1,500 women of color who hold administrative managerial jobs in New York City agencies. Signifying the wage gap, the date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.When Communication Workers Local 1180 discovered two years ago that these women workers were being grossly underpaid — by upwards of $65,000 a year — CWA filed a complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which quickly found in their favor. When the city failed to respond to EEOC’s request to pay up, Local 1180 filed a notice of claim last December demanding retroactive pay amounting to $243 million. The union called the demonstration to spotlight that the city is still negligent. (cwa1180.org)Congress sides with bosses in two casesYet again, Congress sides with bosses instead of working folks. In early March, Rep. Jody Hice introduced HR 1364, the Official Time Reform Act of 2017. It would cut the clock on that part of the workday that union shop stewards can spend on “official time.” That’s time spent at work representing the union, resolving members’ concerns and problems. It’s a request guaranteed under civil service law passed 40 years ago, and a method already exists for curtailing it — management and supervisors can deny the request.Since this control exists, rendering HR 1364 redundant, what are its true intentions? Congress wants a chilling effect on workers who need representation, but also wants to ice those workers who want to serve as stewards. If enacted, this bill would take retirement time from stewards as a penalty. It’s literally asking a steward to choose between your future and your member’s. It’s muffling whistleblowers but also union calls to serve as stewards. Under capitalism, officials reckon only with capital’s forces and never the working people who shape labor and our unions. (afge.org, March 13)Anti-worker President Trump signed a joint resolution March 27 to nullify the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces rule issued by the Obama administration in 2014. Its purpose was to safeguard workers by making sure federal contracts do not go to companies that habitually violate labor laws by failing to pay overtime and minimum wages, deny lunch breaks or force employees to work off the clock. “By repealing these protections … contractors with even the worst track records [are] off the hook — a punch in the gut to workers, taxpayers, and law-abiding businesses,” said Christine Owens, executive director the National Employment Law Project.A congressional report released in March assessing federal contractors’ compliance with labor laws found “significant” abuses. Dozens of worker deaths occurred at companies that took shortcuts with health and safety standards. More than 300,000 workers employed by federal contractors in the past decade have experienced wage theft. Nearly one-quarter of the U.S. workforce is employed by a federal contractor or subcontractor. (Rewire, March 28)FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Guaidó returns to Venezuela after Trump applauds him

first_imgFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this CaracasPublished Feb. 12 in pagina12.com.ar. Translation by Michael Otto.Juan Guaidó returned to Venezuela after his tour of Europe and the United States [on Feb. 11]. He entered through the international airport of Maiquetía, in the state of Vargas, half an hour from Caracas. His arrival was announced in the morning and his reception by the government’s opposition was small.Juan GuaidóIn the airport concourse, more supporters of the government, Chavistas, shouting, “get out” and “country sell-out” [or “traitor”] were waiting for him than were his own supporters. Among those who confronted and denounced him were workers from Conviasa, the Venezuelan state airline recently punished by the U.S. government as part of its economic blockade. (See videos of Conviasa confrontations: tinyurl.com/vakbcqw/.)As expected, Guaidó had no problem entering the international airport, just as that happened last year.  At that time his departure via Colombia was organized by the Colombian government and the paramilitary group, Los Rastrojos. He entered again through regular migratory channels.This self-appointed “president” arrived with his narrative going full blast after his international trip through Colombia, several European countries, Canada and the United States. It was on the last stop, particularly in Washington, D.C., that he got the photo opportunities which the pro-coup opposition [known as “golpistas”] had hoped for: bipartisan applause at the State of the Union address in Congress and a meeting with President Donald Trump.Small turnout for Guaidó in ChacaoUpon leaving the Maiquetía airport, Guaidó went to the municipality of Chacao in Caracas, one of the city’s main opposition areas, to stage an event. Attendance was small. This once again exposed the gap between the reality in Venezuela and the media fabrication which projects diplomatic support of Washington’s power structure.  Guaidó showed he was incapable of attracting mass support — or even a moderate amount of support — despite his bombastic and triumphalist discourse. He is weighed down by his political errors, connections to corruption, disappointments and exhaustion — not just his own, but belonging to the entire opposition.During his talk in Chacao, Guaidó announced that new steps will be taken to put pressure on the government of President Nicolás Maduro, without specifying what they will be: “There are things we will have to say when the time is ripe […] the steps to apply pressure will only increase, no matter how controversial they are.”Guaidó called for unity among the different sectors of the opposition. This is a key goal in a scenario where the splits have multiplied among and within the opposition parties.  Above all, there are differences over the roadmap to be followed because a growing opposition sector no longer recognizes Guaidó as the so-called “president” or even as a leader.U.S. connives, props up Guaidó  The next few days will be important for the Guaidó strategy which aims to connect the international hype with national issues and to generate a scenario of mass mobilizations. Guaidó has been incapable of doing that for almost the entire last year, a situation that has been aggravated by the loss of his presidency of the National Assembly in early January of this year.It was largely because of that legislative defeat that the United States created Guaidó’s international roadshow in an attempt to relegitimize him and indicate to the pro-coup sector of the opposition what the next steps will be to try to overthrow President Maduro — or if that’s not achieved — to change the current correlation of forces.In the meantime, discussions are progressing between the Maduro government and increasingly broad sectors of the opposition — with international support, such as Russia expressed with the visit of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov [on Feb. 7] — to go forward with the National Assembly elections to be held this year.It is not yet known when elections will occur or when, prior to that, a new National Electoral Council will be formed. The United States has already announced that it will not recognize that election and will seek to escalate the pressure to overthrow the Maduro government.last_img read more

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Report: The Best Real Estate Markets of 2020

first_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Report: The Best Real Estate Markets of 2020 Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago WalletHub recently released a rundown of the most-current state of affairs in 2020’s housing market. The data provide a comprehensive guide to help all those looking to jump into the market to make wise and informed decisions, be they real-estate investors or home buyers looking for the house of their dreams, WallerHub reported.The housing market is ever-changing and high-stakes, and according to the real estate experts, this year is certainly no different. In fact, WalletHub reveals that 2020 has found the housing market in an extremely rare position. This is because mortgage rates have dropped a staggering amount, hitting historical lows. Such low rates are a welcome reprieve for the vast majority of Americans, many of whom are continuing to grapple with the financial strains that the current pandemic have plagued them with.As for those Americans who are not struggling as much with the financial pinch from the pandemic, and who have some extra money to spend, now seems the perfect time to invest in a home. Of note within the report’s findings was the fact that among this tightening of supply and increase of demand in the housing market today, home prices have been steadily on the rise throughout the pandemic (on average). As for rental rates, those are reported to still range the entire spectrum, especially according to what region of the nation you are in.Advice for those perusing the market are offered some expert advice by WalletHub. The first tidbit includes the encouragement to look beyond tangible factors like square footage and style and really shoot for long-term growth, equity, and profit, as these are the things that most drive an uptick in property values. This criteria, according to WalletHub, is more relevant to residential home buyers versus investors.WalletHub further revealed not only what’s happening on the market today, but where home buyers should look to purchase and dwell. WalletHub was able to determine the best local real-estate markets in the country by comparing 300 cities of varying sizes across 24 key indicators of housing-market attractiveness and economic strength.According to WalletHub’s data, the top five best places to buy a house include Boise, ID; Seattle, WA; Frisco, TX; Nashville, TN; and Gilbert, AZ (respectively).Details about main findings are charted on WalletHub.com, along with rankings by city size. Finally, as part of the research, experts weighed in on their findings. Related Articles About Author: Andy Beth Miller Sign up for DS News Daily housing market 2020 WalletHub 2020-08-25 Christina Hughes Babb Subscribe Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Report: The Best Real Estate Markets of 2020 Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago  Print This Postcenter_img August 25, 2020 2,076 Views Share Save Andy Beth Miller is an experienced freelance editor and writer. Her main focus is travel writing, and when she is not typing away from her computer at her home in the Hawaiian Islands, she is regularly roaming the world as a digital nomad, and loving every minute of it. She has been published in myriad online and print magazines, is a fan of all things outdoors, and finds life (and all of its business, technological, and cultural facets) fascinating in their constant evolution. She is excited to spectate as the world changes, and have a job that allows her to bring a detailed account of those constant shifts to her readers at home and abroad. in Daily Dose, Featured, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Tagged with: housing market 2020 WalletHub Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Previous: Hurricane Laura Threatens Homes Across Texas, Louisiana Next: Fannie Mae Announces Sixteenth Sale of Reperforming Loanslast_img read more

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