Occupation – Ocupario http://ocupario.org/ Sun, 20 Nov 2022 08:30:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://ocupario.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/icon-3-150x150.png Occupation – Ocupario http://ocupario.org/ 32 32 She fled her home, abandoned her belongings and escaped Russian occupation in Kherson. Now his small business is booming. https://ocupario.org/she-fled-her-home-abandoned-her-belongings-and-escaped-russian-occupation-in-kherson-now-his-small-business-is-booming/ Sun, 20 Nov 2022 08:30:02 +0000 https://ocupario.org/she-fled-her-home-abandoned-her-belongings-and-escaped-russian-occupation-in-kherson-now-his-small-business-is-booming/ Viktoria Kulakova started her small business in early 2020.Viktoria Koulakova Viktoria Kulakova’s hometown in southern Ukraine was occupied by Russian forces in February. Her craft business was closed and she felt “very real threats” to her life and freedom. In April, Viktoria ran away and restarted her business. She says sales are now booming. Viktoria […]]]>

Viktoria Kulakova started her small business in early 2020.Viktoria Koulakova

  • Viktoria Kulakova’s hometown in southern Ukraine was occupied by Russian forces in February.

  • Her craft business was closed and she felt “very real threats” to her life and freedom.

  • In April, Viktoria ran away and restarted her business. She says sales are now booming.

Viktoria Kulakova’s small business went out of business for more than two months as she struggled with the daily task of surviving the Russian occupation of her hometown.

Prior to the Russian invasion, his It’s Craft retail business operated out of a warehouse in Nova Kakhovka, a small, strategically important town in the Kherson region of Ukraine.

When Russian forces arrived in February, Viktoria decided to stay.

Her warehouse was closed as she and a co-founder, Pavlo Yarmii, worked to support their community by buying food from struggling farmers and distributing it to vulnerable citizens.

Pavlo passed dozens of roadblocks every day as he moved around the city delivering supplies, and Russian forces regularly searched his car on suspicion of pro-Ukrainian partisan activity.

The duo, together with Oleksiy Chirkov, who has since left the company, co-founded It’s Craft in the spring of 2020. It is an online store that aims to support small manufacturers producing traditional Ukrainian products.

It sells handicrafts and foodstuffs, ranging from cheese and charcuterie to textiles and wooden crafts, including an engraved plywood map of Ukraine.

In April, Viktoria fled her home in Nova Kakhovka and recovered – and her online store – in a new town. Now, she told Insider, business is booming — and sales have even topped pre-war numbers.

Everything happened so fast

It was only after much hesitation that Viktoria and Pavlo finally decided to flee Nova Kakhovka. They had been warned by friends that their volunteer efforts made them targets for interrogation by the occupiers.

“We were worried about how it might turn out,” Viktoria said, “because we were clearly pro-Ukrainian activists.”

In the end, everything went very quickly. They set off for Uman, a town in central Ukraine that is home to Viktoria’s sister, Iryna, less than 24 hours after making the difficult decision to leave.

Viktoria told Insider, “We only left when absolutely necessary and couldn’t wait any longer because of the very real threats to our freedom and our lives.”

They donated their remains to local charities. On April 23, Viktoria piled into a small car with Pavlo and his family. There was only enough space to bring a small bag, so Viktoria had to leave almost all of her personal belongings and business supplies behind.

March against occupation Nova Kakhovka

Viktoria joined 2,000 residents of Nova Kakhovka to protest the Russian occupation in March.Viktoria Koulakova

Overall, they had a “relatively easy” escape, Viktoria said. Nevertheless, their journey took over 24 hours – at least four times longer than it would have taken before the outbreak of full-scale war in February.

The group spent several hours sitting in a long line of cars waiting to pass through Russian checkpoints. Describing the scene, Viktoria said, “Everyone was pretty quiet. The mothers tried to distract their children. Some people cried. Some people prayed.”

They finally reached Uman around noon on April 24, just in time to celebrate Orthodox Easter, a major holiday in Ukraine. For Viktoria, Easter “was not just a religious holiday, but a celebration of freedom”.

A hardened resolution

Before escaping from Nova Kakhovka, Viktoria applied to the Ukrainian Social Investment Fund for financial support to relaunch and relocate It’s Craft. After arriving in Uman, she discovered that she had received 180,000 Ukrainian hryvnia, or about $5,000.

She invested that money, along with her personal savings, in re-establishing It’s Craft. Pavlo remained focused on volunteering, while Viktoria dedicated herself to rebuilding their joint business.

By early May, 75% of its suppliers had closed and many of its regular customers had fled Ukraine. Viktoria worked quickly to source new suppliers, establish collaborations with local manufacturers, and launch a marketing campaign to promote the store to a wider audience.

She also opened It’s Craft’s first-ever physical store in an effort to attract new customers.

Now, six months later, business is booming. Average monthly sales are up, according to bank statements verified by Insider. Viktoria thinks it could be due to a growing patriotic interest in buying from Ukrainian-run businesses amid Russia’s assault on the country.

Viktoria says the It’s Craft range has grown from around 750 to 1,450 products. It is even looking to expand and is considering possible franchises in the Ukrainian tourist hotspots of Lviv and Kyiv.

The invasion of Russia only strengthened Viktoria’s resolve to expand her business. She told Insider, “We want to contribute to the establishment of Ukraine’s national identity and the growth of the Ukrainian economy.”

Read the original article on Business Insider

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Hebron: What is life like under occupation? | TV shows https://ocupario.org/hebron-what-is-life-like-under-occupation-tv-shows/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 11:32:44 +0000 https://ocupario.org/hebron-what-is-life-like-under-occupation-tv-shows/ Thursday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. GMT “I’m coming back to see with my own eyes what has become of this city that made me and my father what we are today.” These are the words of AJ+ main anchor Dena Takruri as she travels through the old city of Hebron in her new documentary […]]]>

Thursday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. GMT

“I’m coming back to see with my own eyes what has become of this city that made me and my father what we are today.” These are the words of AJ+ main anchor Dena Takruri as she travels through the old city of Hebron in her new documentary ‘How Israeli Apartheid Destroyed My Hometown’.

This personal documentary shows Takruri retracing his father’s footsteps in his family’s hometown in the occupied West Bank. Once a bustling and vibrant cultural center, Palestinians in the Old City of Hebron now suffer harassment and violence among other daily indignities under the ongoing Israeli occupation.

Hebron is the second largest city in the occupied West Bank and is home to more than 30,000 Palestinians under Israeli military control. According to Doctors Without Borders, “it is one of the most restricted areas in the West Bank and has become the epicenter of violence against Palestinian residents”. For Palestinians living there, their daily lives are subject to movement restrictions, permanent checkpoints and increasing digital surveillance.

During his visit, Takruri hears from Palestinians about their experiences as well as from former Israeli soldiers who are now working with Breaking the Silence in an effort to raise awareness and end the occupation.

In this episode of The Stream, we discuss what life under occupation is like for Palestinians in Hebron and the challenges of reporting and speaking out.

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Kirill Stremousov: rise, fall and death of the Kherson official installed in Russia | Ukraine https://ocupario.org/kirill-stremousov-rise-fall-and-death-of-the-kherson-official-installed-in-russia-ukraine/ Mon, 14 Nov 2022 21:22:00 +0000 https://ocupario.org/kirill-stremousov-rise-fall-and-death-of-the-kherson-official-installed-in-russia-ukraine/ Kirill Stremousov was in the mood to chat. A political misfit on the fringes of society just six months earlier, he was clearly relishing the newfound attention he was receiving as the public face of Russia’s occupation of Ukraine’s Kherson region. “I’m constantly on top,” the Moscow-based official told the Guardian in a phone interview […]]]>

Kirill Stremousov was in the mood to chat.

A political misfit on the fringes of society just six months earlier, he was clearly relishing the newfound attention he was receiving as the public face of Russia’s occupation of Ukraine’s Kherson region.

“I’m constantly on top,” the Moscow-based official told the Guardian in a phone interview in August. “We won. I live in a dream. Russia is in Kherson forever.

That “forever” came to an abrupt end on Wednesday, when Stremousov, 45, was killed in a car crash as he drove away from Kherson.

By then he was already fully aware that his dream of a Russian Kherson would soon be torn apart as Ukrainian troops closed in to liberate the city.

On Friday evening, in remarkable scenes, crowds of cheering residents greeted the Ukrainian armed forces as they reached the center of Kherson.

The rise and fall of Stremousov tells how one man’s ruthless opportunism and ideological fantasies can unfold in a war-torn country.

It also serves to demonstrate how rogue and disreputable figures thrive in Russia today as the country’s rulers embrace anti-Western hysteria.

A portrait displayed at a memorial service for Kirill Stremousov in Simferopol, Crimea. Photo: Alexey Pavlishak/Reuters

Born in eastern Ukraine in 1976, Stremousov worked odd jobs growing up, pretending to sell bloodhounds in the UK and the Netherlands, while later working for the state fisheries inspectorate.

His life was transformed, he said, after what he described as an “epic journey in search of himself” on a motorbike through Latin America, following in the footsteps of his hero, Ernesto Che Guevara.

“I always wanted to be someone, like Che. I’m getting there,” he said.

Upon his return, he began blogging extensively, propagating some of the many conspiracy theories that had arisen in the post-Soviet sphere as millions sought ways to cope with the collapse of the bloc and the extreme economic instability.

He was particularly fond of the neo-Stalinist and neo-pagan Social Security Concept movement, a conspiracy theory with strong anti-Semitic connotations, one of the many contradictions of a man who claimed to fight the “Ukrainian Nazis”.

Much of the interview with the Guardian in August consisted of him raving about the Nazis who he said ruled Ukraine while disparaging “Western evil liberalism”.

Sometimes, however, Stremousov suddenly changed his tone, speaking with envy and admiration of the European capitals he visited during his travels.

“I would love to see those special cafes again in Amsterdam,” he laughed.

When Covid arrived, Stremousov unsurprisingly became a vocal anti-vaxxer.

Meanwhile, he also went viral after a video of him swinging his young daughter around her head like a rag doll, causing her to ‘pop her bones’, was picked up by tabloids around the world.

A candidate for mayor of Kherson in 2020, Stremousov obtained just over 1% of the vote. He probably would have spent his life as a petty troublemaker had it not been for Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine, which allowed the misfit blogger to realize his darkest dreams.

With much of Ukraine’s administration in Kherson either gone or refusing to serve the Russians, Moscow turned to figures such as Stremousov in an attempt to lend a semblance of legitimacy to their occupation, appointing him “deputy governor” in April. of the region.

On paper he was second in command, but he quickly eclipsed his shy boss, Volodymyr Saldo, by releasing a daily stream of aggressive anti-Ukrainian videos that often bordered on the absurd.

Stremousov’s rise culminated in September when he proudly paraded around the Kremlin’s St George Hall during Putin’s bombastic ceremony marking the annexation of Kherson and three other Ukrainian regions.

Putin’s willingness to promote fringe figures such as Stremousov was a symbol of the final stage of his two-decade rule, said Andrei Pertsev, a Russian political journalist.

“Putin’s vocabulary and behavior are becoming increasingly rogue,” Pertsev wrote in a recent article for the Carnegie Endowment think tank. “The president himself embraces the margins of society,” Pertsev added.

During Putin’s annexation speech in the Kremlin, he and Russia’s political elite observed a minute’s silence in honor of the “fallen heroes” of Russia’s first invasion of Ukraine in 2014. One of the people remembered was Motorola, real name Arseny Pavlov. , a violent warlord who died in a car bomb in 2016.

With the war in Ukraine, Putin also raised Ramzan Kadyrov, the ruthless Chechen dictator, and Yevgeniy Prigozhin, the ex-convict who heads the private paramilitary group Wagner.

Some within the elites now seem to be watching Putin’s behavior closely.

An associate of Sergei Kiriyenko, a once-liberal presidential administration figure responsible for managing politics in the occupied territories, said his decision to suddenly dress in military fatigues was likely inspired by the regime’s growing militarism.

“In the time of monsters, you also have to dress like one,” he said.

In the end, Stremousov might have overstepped the mark too much.

As his public profile grew, so did his confidence. Hailing the Russian military defeat in the Kharkiv region, he publicly suggested in one of his daily videos that the country’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu – a close friend of Putin – should kill himself.

“Indeed, many say that if they were a minister of defense who had authorized such a state of affairs, they could have, as officers, shot themselves,” he said.

His murky death, whether it was a real accident or the result of a plan by Russian security services to get rid of a troublesome loudmouth no longer useful to the authorities, will likely remain a mystery. in the foreseeable future.

As throngs of ecstatic Ukrainians gathered in Kherson’s newly liberated main square on Friday, it was clear, however, that Stremousov’s vision of a Russian city would be buried alongside him.

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Each character’s occupation in the final timeline, explained https://ocupario.org/each-characters-occupation-in-the-final-timeline-explained/ Sat, 12 Nov 2022 11:30:00 +0000 https://ocupario.org/each-characters-occupation-in-the-final-timeline-explained/ Tokyo avengers Chapter 278 is the final chapter of the series and it lists the occupations of the entire cast in the reset timeline. While many maintain their line of work from Bonten’s timeline, others venture into new territory. The series ending has become one of the most controversial manga endings, with many readers outright […]]]>

Tokyo avengers Chapter 278 is the final chapter of the series and it lists the occupations of the entire cast in the reset timeline. While many maintain their line of work from Bonten’s timeline, others venture into new territory.

The series ending has become one of the most controversial manga endings, with many readers outright despising Wakui’s treatment of his characters. On the other hand, seeing their favorite characters live and thrive in this new timeline has brought solace to a huge number of fans, and they’re just as thrilled to know which character chose which profession.

Disclaimer: This article contains spoilers for Tokyo Revengers Chapter 278.


A complete list of every main character’s profession in the final timeline as seen in Tokyo avengers chapter 278

Many characters retain their occupation of the Bonten timeline (Image via Ken Wakui/Kodansha)

Tokyo avengers Chapter 278 reveals that Mikey is now a professional cyclist and has given his managers permission to come to Takemichi’s wedding. Draken comments that his sponsors are fed up with his antics. Draken is married to housewife Emma, ​​and they may be expecting a child. Shinichiro still runs his bike shop, SS Motors, where Inupi also works as an assistant.

Draken is impersonated by Shinichiro (Image via Ken Wakui/Kodansha)
Draken is impersonated by Shinichiro (Image via Ken Wakui/Kodansha)

Kokonoi is the vice president of a multi-million yen company called TK&KO, with Kisaki as chairman. Hanma is a traveling photographer. Izana and Kakucho run Tenjiku, a nonprofit organization for homeless and orphaned children, where Mochizuki, Madarame, and Muto regularly volunteer. The organization relies heavily on large donations from Kisaki and Koko.

Benkei and Wakasa run a boxing gym together, while the Haitani brothers own a club. Senju and Haruchiyo Akashi have become famous YouTubers and they seem to have reconciled with their older brother, Takeomi. Taiju Shiba owns a chain of restaurants. Her younger brother, Hakkai, is a model, and their sister Yuzuha is her manager. Mitsuya and Atsushi remain fashion designer and hairstylist respectively. Makoto takes care of his family shrine while Yamagishi is a servant.

Most people keep their Bonten jobs (Image via Ken Wakui/Kodansha)
Most people keep their Bonten jobs (Image via Ken Wakui/Kodansha)

Pah-Chin and Peh-Yan are in the real estate business. The Kawata brothers have been running their ramen shop since Bonten chronology. Naoto Tachibana has become a journalist and sports a relatively unkempt appearance. Finally, Chifuyu still runs his pet shop and employs Baji and Kazutora there. Tokyo avengers chapter 278 states that the latter two are terrible employees, causing Chifuyu to work twice as hard.


Final Thoughts

#tr278 are you telling me that this hard to recognize guy is naoto tachibana?? wakui messed up my man for what 😭 https://t.co/YlEGrWZNfu

Tokyo avengers chapter 278 sees most of the characters fulfilling their dreams and working with the people they love. Some, like Mikey, finally got the chance to do what they always wanted in this new timeline. Others, like Chifuyu, seem to have redirected their aspirations to staying close to the important people in their lives. Now that he no longer needs to save his sister and was never warned by a time-jumping Takemichi, Naoto has ventured into journalism, which readers assume he wanted. do originally.

#tr278Since Izana runs an NPO called TENJIKU (also means heaven), I guess it’s the same one where Kaku, Mochi, Mucjo, and Shion volunteer for underprivileged orphans. It literally brings tears to my eyes. They ensure that these children do not experience what they have experienced. https://t.co/9GF9bEkquh

Many characters retain their occupations of the Bonten era, such as Mitsuya, Hakkai, Yuzuha, Pah-Chin and Inupi. Draken’s future in running Shinichiro’s shop has been transferred to its original owner as the latter is alive. Likewise, readers see characters like Haruchiyo, Hanma, and Kisaki exploring more creative and functional aspects of their talents now that they’re no longer involved in crime. Izana and Kakucho’s childhood dream of creating a place for people like them also seems to have come true.

Hinata and Takemichi’s workplaces are unclear in Tokyo avengers chapter 278 spoilers. Hopefully the official translation will clarify this point. while most readers are unhappy with the ending and feel like each character has been cheated out of their harrowing journeys, there’s no certain charm in watching these characters live their lives and achieve their dreams. As questionable as Wakui’s creative choices are from a critical standpoint, the end of Tokyo avengers has a strong emotional weight.

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Fort Lupton launches liquor occupancy tax https://ocupario.org/fort-lupton-launches-liquor-occupancy-tax/ Wed, 09 Nov 2022 20:13:00 +0000 https://ocupario.org/fort-lupton-launches-liquor-occupancy-tax/ There could be a new tax on the way for liquor stores, breweries, lodging and entertainment venues, and any place that serves beer and wine. City Clerk Mari Pena presented the concept to a Fort Lupton City Council business meeting Nov. 8. She plans to present the cost figures to the board at its meeting […]]]>

There could be a new tax on the way for liquor stores, breweries, lodging and entertainment venues, and any place that serves beer and wine.

City Clerk Mari Pena presented the concept to a Fort Lupton City Council business meeting Nov. 8. She plans to present the cost figures to the board at its meeting on Tuesday, December 6. She also asked to match the deadline with this new tax with the renewal date of the company’s licenses.

“Every owner calls about the license fee,” Pena told the board. “I would like to date the occupation at the same time as the renewal.”

She called it more of a royalty than a tax.

“It’s the price of doing business,” she told the council.

No decision was made due to the format of the meeting.

New library furniture

According to library manager Thomas Samblanet, bids for new furniture and shelving for the soon-to-be-relocated Fort Lupton Public and School Library have been under budget.

The library board accepted five bids for new furniture. Three of the companies did not have access to all of the items on the board’s list. Office space did. The board also accepted two shelving offers. We didn’t provide everything the council wanted. The other, Shelf Image, did.

“The amount of money in the budget was $350,000,” Samblanet told the board. “Both bids were $61,000 under budget. We didn’t add a few things that we forgot. Even still, the bids were $33,000 under budget. They have the same delivery times of 12 to 13 weeks. These are sufficient for our needs.

The board approved the library’s new location in April.

Who runs the company and who has what responsibilities remains to be determined.

City of Fort Lupton,

Fort Lupton City Council,

library furniture,

alcohol occupancy tax

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Salary Range: The 10 Professions With The Largest Gender Pay Gap https://ocupario.org/salary-range-the-10-professions-with-the-largest-gender-pay-gap/ Mon, 07 Nov 2022 15:11:32 +0000 https://ocupario.org/salary-range-the-10-professions-with-the-largest-gender-pay-gap/ 10. GENERAL MANAGERS MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $2,721 WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,904 % DIFFERENCE: 35.33% (Photo: yakiniku/Shutterstock.com) 9. FRONT LINE SUPERVISORS OF PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS WORKERS MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,138 WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $796 % DIFFERENCE: 35.37% (Photo: dusanpetkovic1/Adobe Stock) 8. SALES AND RELATED PROFESSIONS MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,049 WOMEN’S MEDIAN […]]]>

10. GENERAL MANAGERS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $2,721

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,904

% DIFFERENCE: 35.33%

(Photo: yakiniku/Shutterstock.com)

9. FRONT LINE SUPERVISORS OF PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS WORKERS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,138

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $796

% DIFFERENCE: 35.37%

(Photo: dusanpetkovic1/Adobe Stock)

8. SALES AND RELATED PROFESSIONS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,049

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $720

% DIFFERENCE: 37.20%

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7. MEDICAL ASSISTANTS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $980

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $668

% DIFFERENCE: 37.86%

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6. COMMERCIAL INSURANCE AGENTS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,253

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $839

% DIFFERENCE: 39.58%

(Photo: Nenetus/Adobe Stock)

5. OTHER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGISTS AND TECHNICIANS, EXCEPT DRAWERS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,367

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $903

% DIFFERENCE: 40.88%

(Photo: Anything is possible/Shutterstock)

4. PERSONAL FINANCIAL ADVISORS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $2,183

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,424

% DIFFERENCE: 42.08%

(Photo: Wutzkoh/Adobe Stock)

3. MEDICAL SCIENTISTS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $2,291

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,368

% DIFFERENCE: 50.45%

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2. LEGAL OCCUPATIONS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $2,233

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,332

% DIFFERENCE: 50.55%

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1. SECURITIES, COMMODITIES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES SALES AGENTS

MEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,891

WOMEN’S MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNING: $1,054

% DIFFERENCE: 56.84%

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Earlier this year, the US Census Bureau reported that Equal Pay Day 2022, scheduled to represent how long in the year women have to work to match what men earned the previous yearfell on March 15. It was the first time in a year that Equal Pay Day has appeared since its inception in 1996. This factoid does provide some comfort, however, as the year draws to a close: Bloomberg reports that women in the United States earned 83.4 cents for every dollar earned by their male counterparts in the third quarter of 2022. That’s up one cent from the second quarter, but below the 84.3 cent gap of 2021.

Women feel the pain. The Ellevest Women’s Financial Health Index fell to a score of 1 in July 2022, from a pre-pandemic 9.8. This report used 12 indicators, including the gender pay gap as well as inflation and the female employment rate. “When women are financially healthy, our communities, our economies and our planet are healthier,” said Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck.

In a new study, job search site Lensa looks at the current state of workplace inequality in the United States, industries with the highest percentages of male employment compared to female to the industries with the highest (and lowest) pay between the sexes. difference.

The study also looked at which industries had the most male CEOs, stating that “too many industries…have a 100% rate of male CEOs to list them concisely.” Some of these industries include pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, diversified financial services, and petroleum refining. Lensa found that of 41 industries in the Fortune 500 top 100, 30 had all-male CEOs.

Fortune 500 industries with a 50% rate of female CEOs include healthcare — both insurance and managed care as well as pharmacy and other services — and computer software. From there, the rate drops to 33% female CEOs (motor vehicles and parts), then to 25% (aerospace and defense, food and pharmaceuticals, specialty retailers).

Lensa found three occupations with narrow pay gaps. The median weekly wage in 2021 for male teaching assistants was $639 with assistants earning $641 per week, a difference of just 0.31%. The pay gap for billing and display clerks was just under 1%, while buyers (excluding wholesale, retail and agricultural products) were the only occupations with a identical median weekly earnings for men and women, at $1,165.

See our slideshow above for occupations with the largest gender pay gaps, and click here for the full study.

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Disability Insurance 101: “Own Profession” and “Non-Cancellable and Guaranteed Renewal” Explained https://ocupario.org/disability-insurance-101-own-profession-and-non-cancellable-and-guaranteed-renewal-explained/ Thu, 27 Oct 2022 15:44:40 +0000 https://ocupario.org/disability-insurance-101-own-profession-and-non-cancellable-and-guaranteed-renewal-explained/ Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a three-part series on disability insurance for dentists and dental students. Purchasing your disability insurance is overwhelming. Where to start? Internet searches can be confusing and contradictory. There are many terms and endorsements to consider. Even though we admire them, dental instructors may not be aware of […]]]>

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a three-part series on disability insurance for dentists and dental students.

Purchasing your disability insurance is overwhelming. Where to start? Internet searches can be confusing and contradictory. There are many terms and endorsements to consider. Even though we admire them, dental instructors may not be aware of the latest opportunities.

My advice is to start with two must-haves that are the most important and non-negotiable for every dentist or dental student: clean profession and non-cancellable and renewable guaranteed.

Own occupancy insurance (“own occupancy”)

This is the preferred definition of disability for dentists and other health professionals. This determines whether a claim (and how much) will be paid…or not.

Some policies require you to show loss of income, loss of duties, loss of time, or a combination of some or all of these. Carriers also ask what your occupation is. For clinical dentists, this can be very specific. Let’s say you keep claiming benefits and get paid for a few years, then you get restless and re-enter the workforce, but not as a dentist. You could go to work at the local dental school, or perhaps invent dentistry’s next great instrument. In any event, if your illness or injury continues to prevent you from practicing clinical dentistry, you can continue to receive your insurance payment each month and earn income from your New profession without compensation.

Here is an example :

2023: You take out a “own occupation” disability policy

2025: You injure yourself and make a claim (say it’s $10,000 per month paid to you by the carrier)

2030: You become restless. You’re still hurt but you’re writing the next great American novel. You earn millions.

Because your policy was clean, you get both the revenue from the book AND the $10,000 from the carrier.

If you didn’t have a definition of disability for your own job, the insurance company would stop sending payments because you’re probably earning more than your pre-disability earnings.

Your own profession might turn out to be the most important aspect of your policy. It literally determines if there is a claim to be made and paid in the long run.

Non-cancellable insurance and renewable guarantee (“non can”)

This means three important things when it comes to your disability insurance policy. No-can:

  • Can never be canceled by the insurer (except in case of non-payment)
  • Unable to have a price change as stated in your contract.
  • Unable to change terms or language.

By contract, if your policy is “non-can”, you never receive a letter in the mail stating that the price you have paid for the past 18 years needs to be increased to meet increasing claims demand, or rising labor costs, or for some reason reason whatsoever. Counterexamples can be found as you renew your health insurance, car insurance, or home insurance policy each year.

Example: If you have car insurance and you receive a few speeding tickets in a relatively short period of time, you might receive a letter from your insurance company stating something like this:

“Expensive [faithful, long-paying and non-claims filing] customer,

It has come to our attention that you have [fill in the blank with any number of infractions.] From midnight on [XX/XX/XXXX]your coverage with us will end.

You could hypothetically file a dozen claims over the years, recover each time, and file a new claim without worrying about receiving such a letter.

The policy you purchased should contain the same words 20 years later. It is important. Imagine if you dust off your policy from the filing cabinet, read it, think all your ducks are lined up to file a claim, and then the insurance company sends you the latest version of the policy. What if the two contracts don’t match? What if the terms of the new contract were more favorable to the carrier than yours? All of this can be avoided by making your policy “guaranteed non-cancellable and renewable” when you first buy it.

Having your own profession and guaranteed non-cancelable and renewable language in your policy is imperative. This means you can recreate yourself professionally after a career-ending illness or injury or start a new non-dentistry career and continue to claim, all while retaining the right to control your policy. It can only change if you choose to make changes to it.

In the next article, I’ll discuss important runners, such as inflation, and ways to increase your policy without answering new medical questions. In the third of this three-part series, I’ll talk about practice ownership and the policies to consider when buying your first practice.

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IOF launch full-scale aggression on Nablus and commit brutal killings https://ocupario.org/iof-launch-full-scale-aggression-on-nablus-and-commit-brutal-killings/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 00:03:48 +0000 https://ocupario.org/iof-launch-full-scale-aggression-on-nablus-and-commit-brutal-killings/ Israeli occupying forces storm the occupied city of Nablus in the West Bank, carrying out a large-scale aggression against the Palestinian people. Israeli occupation forces break into occupied Al-Quds in November 2021 (Anadolu Agency) Israeli occupying forces stormed the West Bank city of Nablus in occupied Palestine on Tuesday, carrying out a series of assaults […]]]>

Israeli occupying forces storm the occupied city of Nablus in the West Bank, carrying out a large-scale aggression against the Palestinian people.

  • Israeli occupation forces break into occupied Al-Quds in November 2021 (Anadolu Agency)

Israeli occupying forces stormed the West Bank city of Nablus in occupied Palestine on Tuesday, carrying out a series of assaults unprecedented in recent years.

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that Israeli occupation forces killed three Palestinians and injured 19 others, three of them in critical condition, as the occupation forces prevented ambulances and medical personnel from reaching the scene. .

Palestinian media reported that Palestinian security forces “discovered an Israeli occupation army special force as they attempted to storm the city, which resulted in an armed confrontation.”

Palestinian media reported that residents and security forces managed to thwart the Israeli special force’s attempt to infiltrate the Old City of Nablus and injured some of its operatives, prompting the army to busy launching a rapid and concentrated attack with heavy fire.

The IOF brutally murdered at least three Palestinians and injured dozens more.

Amid rampant criminality led by the Israeli occupation, residents of Nablus took to the streets to offer support to Palestinian security forces and freedom fighters as IOF hysterically opened fire on civilians in the streets, Al Mayadeenreported the correspondent of.

Our correspondent added that mass rallies were held in Ramallah and Dheisheh camp, Beit Lahm, in support of the Resistance and freedom fighters, with Palestinians pouring into the area from various towns in the occupied West Bank.

The Israeli occupation air force reportedly carried out an airstrike that targeted a civilian vehicle in the occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian media. The vehicle caught fire and Palestinians rushed to the scene to try to save the passengers.

israeli newspaper Wallah! reported that the Israeli occupation’s aggression was a “pre-emptive” operation against the Palestinian Resistance in the West Bank, claiming that “Tel Aviv” had learned that the Resistance was planning to carry out an operation against the occupation.

The violent storming led to clashes between the occupying forces and Palestinians who faced encroachment and aggression.

“The events in Nablus are systemic criminality and terrorism committed by the Zionist occupation forces,” Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) spokesman Tariq Ezzeddine said.

“The brave freedom fighters of our people, the Al-Quds Brigades, the Al-Aqsa Brigades, the Ezzeddine Al-Qassam Brigades and the Den of Lions will not allow the occupation to violate our cities,” Ezzeddine added. .

The PIJ spokesman also called on the Palestinian people to take to the streets and confront the Israeli occupation “to prove that we are one people and one resistance”.

“We call on the honorable security forces to defend their people with all the means at their disposal,” the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) said.

For its part, the Palestinian presidency stressed: “The aggression carried out against the city of Nablus is a war crime.

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Police Services Bill for Occupation of Ottawa’s ‘Freedom Convoy’ Surpasses $55 Million https://ocupario.org/police-services-bill-for-occupation-of-ottawas-freedom-convoy-surpasses-55-million/ Fri, 21 Oct 2022 22:21:58 +0000 https://ocupario.org/police-services-bill-for-occupation-of-ottawas-freedom-convoy-surpasses-55-million/ Ottawa police laid more than 500 charges during the occupation of the “Freedom Convoy” in downtown Ottawa last winter, with the majority of charges laid as police intervened to end the the demonstration. And the police bill for the three-week protest in downtown Ottawa reached $55 million. The Ottawa Police Service Institutional Report filed this […]]]>

Ottawa police laid more than 500 charges during the occupation of the “Freedom Convoy” in downtown Ottawa last winter, with the majority of charges laid as police intervened to end the the demonstration.

And the police bill for the three-week protest in downtown Ottawa reached $55 million.

The Ottawa Police Service Institutional Report filed this week for the Public Order Emergency Commission outlines the service’s response to the occupation from January 28 to February 23, including the number of officers deployed and the number of arrests and charges.

A total of 310 people were arrested during the convoy protest from January 28 to March 12, according to the documents, and 140 people face charges.

Police say 553 charges were laid during the convoy protest in downtown Ottawa, including 214 for mischief/mischief obstructing property and 112 for obstructing/resisting a peace officer. Another 84 charges were issued for “disobeying a lawful court order”.

Eleven charges were laid for assaulting a peace officer during the protest in downtown Ottawa, along with six assault charges.

The documents show that 192 charges were issued on February 18 and 196 charges were issued on February 19, as police launched an operation to end the occupation of downtown Ottawa and clear the streets.

The federal government invoked the Emergencies Act on February 14.


2,223 OFFICERS IN OTTAWA

The RCMP, Ontario Provincial Police and 13 municipal police services deployed officers to Ottawa during the “Freedom Convoy” demonstration.

The report shows that the RCMP deployed 1,015 officers to Ottawa, while the Ontario Provincial Police sent 948 officers.

The Toronto Police Service, Waterloo Regional Police Service, York Regional Police, Cornwall Police Service, Kingston Police Service, Smiths Falls and other services provided dozens of officers to the operation.

The Ottawa Police Service incurred a total of over $55 million in costs associated with the “Freedom Convoy”, including salaries of Ottawa Police officers and payments to external police agencies to cover staffing staff, accommodation and travel.

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