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This panel will examine intergenerational equity issues raised by employment discrimination laws, including those protecting the elderly from discrimination. Those laws, minimum wage laws, laws favoring unionization, and laws countering arbitrary dismissal have obvious appeal. But many of those very laws greatly raise the costs to business of entry-level hiring. One consequence may be that many young people are only able to enter the work force as interns or fellows. This may be especially true for minorities. Are these costs worth the benefits? Is there some middle ground? The Federalist Society's Practice Groups presented this showcase panel on "Youth, Employment and the Law" on Thursday, November 13, during the 2014 National Lawyers Convention. --Prof. Richard A. Epstein, Lauren...
Worker's rights advocates Dick Sturgeon & Deb Borg discuss the the employment rights of youth ages 14 & 15. Topics covered include child labor laws, unemployment benefits & the hours youth are allowed to work. These laws are relevant to youth in Iowa, Nebraska & South Dakota. Part 1 of a 2 part series.
Check out interview with Attorney and Coach Mike Worthy who discusses the T.H.R.I.V.E. Workforce Development Program which provides opportunities for the youth by training and placing youth in various careers in hospitality, aviation and many other industries. Mr. Caylin, a 21 year old participant in the T.H.R.I.V.E Program, accompanies Mr. Worthy and discusses how the program has provided him with an opportunity to be a sales manager at a hotel. More episodes can be found at www.chatwithalawyer.tv.
The youth have been challenged to acquire skills to take advantage of the abundant opportunities provided by the information communication and technology (ICT) industry. The director of innovation in the ministry of ICT John Sergon says young people should acquire skills and create jobs online to enable them earn a living as a way of addressing the current high rate of unemployment.
Worker's rights advocates Dick Sturgeon & Deb Borg discuss the the employment rights of youth ages 16 & 17. Topics covered include child labor laws, unemployment benefits & the hours youth are allowed to work. These laws are relevant to youth in Iowa, Nebraska & South Dakota. Part 2 of a 2 part series.
Submission on behalf Pawser Soe, age 23, Karen Burmese American, Utica, NY Thank you, Erica Piazza. Music by Daniel Barbiero (Selva Oscura, 2009) http://www.ilo.org/employment/areas/youth-employment/lang--en/ American and Refugee Students for a Closer Connection (ARSCC) works beside other programs like the Creative Inclusion Project and English language programs to immerse legal migrants in American culture and foster friendships with the area's native residents. They do fun things like social outings where a refugee student might climb their first mountain, go bowling for the first time, or build their first snowman. These endeavors endow participants with the social silks and confidence for the refugee students to have success in their search for work and higher education. Pictu...
Part 1 of a series of 3 videos exploring legal and related ethical issues that commonly arise when working with young people. Part 1 focuses on working with young people and your duty of care.
http://jdcareersoutthere.com/united-nations-volunteer-alternative-jobs-for-lawyers/ Immigration law careers come in many shapes and sizes. UN Volunteer Kim Trinh talks about a unique job to do with a law degree. Stationed with the UNHCR in South Africa, Kim tells us about the work of associate protection officers who meet with refugees and determine whether they qualify for refugee protection. Although a law degree isn't required, Kim enjoys applying her law background to international refugee work. Whether you're in law school, wondering if you should go to law school or exploring careers for lawyers, check out the full interview with Kim at JDCOT. Kim tells us how to break in to refugee work and explains a typical day, what skills and personality types best fit this path, and how to su...
The International Labour Organization and MTV have launched a campaign to promote good practices that support young people in accessing decent work. The campaign invites organizations implementing programmes on youth employment to submit their practices for a chance to promote them on MTV Agents of Change. Deadline for submissions is 15 October 2013. To learn more about the prizes and how to participate, visit: http://www.youthpractices.org For detailed information on the submission process, click on: http://www.youthpractices.org/convocatoria.php
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the United Way of the Bay Area along with City Departments and private sector employers kicked off the Youth Jobs+ 2015 initiative, challenging employers to create jobs, internships and paid job training for San Francisco youth (ages 14-24 years old). Now in its fourth year, Mayor Lee’s initiative connects San Francisco employers with low-income and disconnected San Francisco youth so that they can share in the City’s economic success and get the practical job experience and skills they will need to succeed in today’s economy. In 2012, President Barack Obama issued a challenge to businesses, non-profits, and government: Work together to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth. Almost 100 private sector employers including companies like ...