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e-CFR: Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

Categories: Laws/Regulations

http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/ECFR?page=browse

Redesigned web site for the online Code of Federal Regulations, the arrangement of all currently effective federal regulations arranged by topic areas.  From the Government Printing Office

 

 

Criminal Convictions for Nurse Aides with Substantiated Findings of Abuse, Neglect, and Misappropriation

Categories: Crime/Justice,Elderly,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations

https://oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-07-10-00422.pdf

Reports on the extent to which nurse aides in long-term care facilities had previous criminal convictions that could have been detected through background checks before they committed further acts of abuse, neglect, or theft of patient property.  Mandated by the Affordable Care Act.   From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services

 

Social Media and Job Searching Among Young Canadian Workers: A Summary of Government Initiatives

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Telecommunications/Internet,Youth

http://www.parl.gc.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/2012-44-e.htm

Examines the role of social media—Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn—in the job searching done by young Canadians.  From the Library of Parliament

 

Investigative Report on the U.S. National Security Issued Posed by Chinese Telecommunications Companies Huawei and ZTE

Categories: China,Headlines,Spying/Intelligence,Telecommunications/Internet

http://intelligence.house.gov/sites/intelligence.house.gov/files/documents/Huawei-ZTE%20Investigative%20Report%20%28FINAL%29.pdf

Discusses vulnerabilities to U.S. national security from cyber espionage and unauthorized transfer of information from U.S. sources via Chinese telecommunications firms linked to the Chinese government.  From the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

 

Fall Colors 2012

Categories: Environment,Recreation/Travel

http://www.fs.fed.us/fallcolors/2012/index.shtml

Plan a fall drive to see leaves and wildflowers at their peak.  Learn more about what causes the autumn color show.  From the Forest Service

 

Home-Based Workers in the United States: 2010

Categories: Careers,Housing/Homelessness,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/p70-132.pdf

Provides information about trends and characteristics of people who work from their homes,  Including the percentage of workers who are at home and the occupational fields most likely to have home-based workers.  From the Census Bureau

 

CPS Historical Time Series Tables on School Enrollment

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/historical/index.html

Charts illustrating trends in school enrollment from 1947 to the present, including the distribution of enrollment by level, trends in college enrollment by sex and race, and dropout rates of students in 10th through 12th grades.  From the Census Bureau

 

School Enrollment: CPS October 2011 Detailed Tables

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/hhes/school/data/cps/2011/tables.html

Offers national-level statistics on the characteristics of students, from nursery to graduate school.  From the Census Bureau.

 

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