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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued 11 safety violations to KLX Wireline and proposed penalties exceeding $450,000.
Though the unemployment rate climbed slightly, year-over-year data signaled a continued recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Please arrange for more persons from Ukraine to come to North Dakota. Please develop options including a fast-track path for those fleeing the Russian invasion, family connections, and a special admission process into the US based on humanitarian grounds. North Dakota is ready to help these people in this time of great tragedy," Sen. Tim Mathern, D-Fargo, said in a letter to Gov. Doug Burgum and President Joe Biden.
For individuals forgoing vaccination, the risks can include layoffs and ineligibility to collect unemployment, higher insurance premiums, or loss of academic scholarships. For employers, vaccine hesitancy can contribute to short-staffed workplaces.

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There are nearly 20,000 jobs in North Dakota that need filling and considerably fewer people to fill them, according to Job Service North Dakota. The North Dakota State College of Science's registered apprenticeship program is seeking the address the gap.
Do you have Don Draper aspirations but Homer Simpson's love of not wearing pants? Then you might want to check out the Couchmaster CYCON, an ingenious invention that allows you to conquer those spreadsheets and leverage your wheelhouse from the comfort of your sofa.
Working from home with your kitty snuggling on your lap? No need to attend the company Christmas party? Many of the undervalued, overlooked introverts of the world have loved this "new abnormal."
Minnesota Senate Republicans opposed to the bill said it increases taxes on employers for benefits they may already offer or that workers might not need.
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Twenty-six states — including Minnesota, Montana and South Dakota — are set to increase their minimum wage in 2022. Meanwhile, minimum wage holds steady at $7.25 per hour in North Dakota. While business advocates say the status-quo is working, labor leaders say its time for a change.
Created by Be More Colorful, a virtual reality agency housed in NDSU's Research and Technology Park, the CareerViewXR platform aims to revolutionize how students explore career paths. "What we’re really working to do is use immersive media to help create authentic experiences that align the right people with the right careers," company CEO and co-founder Matt Chaussee said.

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The non-seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate rose from 2.3% in October to 2.5% in November, Job Service North Dakota reported.
The new incentive offers $500 to employees who have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have secured a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
Minneapolis and many school districts across the state are grappling with driver shortages that are causing scheduling problems for districts and students returning to school.

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