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Napa's Worker Squeeze Tightens

Tougher rules around immigrant labor could see a hike in wine prices in California’s wine heartland because getting people to tend grapevines has become a serious struggle. 14 more words

Napa Valley

Here is why Kenya building construction sector is worried.

I have heard success gurus say that it doesn’t matter what you do, because if you are the best at what you do, money will follow you. 1,565 more words

Building And Construction

(What's Left of) Our Economy: JOLTS of Confusing News About the U.S. Jobs Market

Since the U.S. economy has settled at its current level of near-full employment (at least by the official figures), the monthly JOLTS reports issued by the Labor Department have been attracting much less attention – including from me! 636 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

When the Job Ladder is an Actual Ladder: 200,000 construction jobs and no takers

Guest Blog Post by: GAF®

It seems everybody wants to climb the job ladder, but no one wants to climb a ladder on the job. 2,115 more words

National Roofing Week

Immigration Raids Scaring Away Vineyard Labor

Growers and farmworker unions concur that a federal immigration crackdown in rural towns is scaring away workers and forcing cutbacks in production of hand-harvested produce. It’s proving to be a real problem for the California wine industry. Read more.

Wine News

As Trump cracks down on illegal immigration, Calif. farmers suffering more from state-inflicted pain

(National SentinelLabor: President Donald J. Trump’s pledge to crack down on illegal immigration, backed by action in simply enforcing current immigration law, is having a negative effect on many California farmers. 491 more words

Illegal Immigration