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‘They can bring so much’: Despite barriers, Afghan evacuees enrich Wisconsin’s workforce

by Zhen Wang / Wisconsin Watch, WisconsinWatch.orgMay 5, 2022 Mohammad Ali Afshar, right, and Hedaiatullah Azim participate in an English class on April 14, 2022, at Faith Lutheran Church in Allouez, Wis. Before fleeing the country, both defended the U.S. Embassy in Kabul as part of the Afghanistan military’s special operations, said Mike Ruminski, who […]

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Proper Supports a Focus during Autism Acceptance Month

April has been dedicated to the acceptance of autism since the 1970s, and ever since, disability advocates have used this time of year to push for inclusion of autistic individuals. Autism is a complex, lifelong disability that affects social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. It is very much a spectrum condition, meaning that people are […]

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The Basics Of Forklift Maintenance

Your forklift is the workhorse of your warehouse; it carries heavy loads from one location to another and raises or lower materials to different elevations. It’s an invaluable tool that facilitates productivity and an efficient work environment. But it cannot last forever—and without knowing the basics of forklift maintenance, it will fail before its time. […]

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How to Know Whether to Rent or Buy Construction Equipment

Renting vs. buying your construction equipment is one of the most heavily contested debates in the construction industry. Construction equipment is essential for completing a project, but whether to use your own or another company’s is questionable. Here we’ll break down how to know whether to rent or buy construction equipment so that project managers know the […]

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No-Cost Worker Trainings Offered By RCWS For Racine County Residents

Upcoming no-cost worker trainings will help position Racine County residents for family-sustaining employment. The trainings are being offered in a variety of fields, including manufacturing operation and industrial maintenance. Racine County Workforce Solutions (1717 Taylor Ave., Racine) will host two events for people to sign up for the trainings and receive more information. The events […]