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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.
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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.
According to CNBC, the idea of four-day work weeks is gaining traction fast among American workers. It cites a poll from Eagle Hill Consulting, a Forbes-recognized management firm, stating 53% of U.S. employees polled said they are experiencing burnout, and women and younger workers are being hit the hardest at 56% and 62%.
The new incentive offers $500 to employees who have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have secured a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

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Workforce shortages, however, remain a problem for North Dakota and other states.
"Employers are at risk of losing talent if they do not allow remote work," Gallup study suggests.
The new policy will apply to all employees, even those working remotely. The company had previously allowed employees to be vaccinated or submit to COVID-19 testing.

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