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McDonald’s Is Hosting a Drive-Up Hiring Day in SoCal — What Are the Perks of Working for the Fast Food Chain?

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McDonald’s aims to recruit a whole lot of workers through its Golden Arches by hosting another drive-up hiring event, this one in Southern California, where labor shortages are especially challenging.

The fast-food giant’s third Drive-Up Hiring Day event will be held on Tuesday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., according to an announcement this week on the SoCal MCD website. Interested candidates can drive up to more than 200 Southern California McDonald’s locations and get an interview on the spot, with no prior scheduling or interview request required. Applicants can either stay in their vehicles or sit in the designated interview areas.

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California state workers can cash out accrued leave. Here’s how much you can take home

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Some California state employees don’t have to wait until retirement to cash out their accrued vacation time.

The California Department of Human Resources released its updated policy this week, reminding certain state workers they can get an annual cash payment for unused vacation time and paid leave, via the Leave Buy-Back Program.

The department has authorized this program in the past for California state employees, allowing most union and non-union members, such as managers and supervisors, to trade up to 80 hours of accrued leave for money.

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California Could Become The First State To Have a 4-Day Work Week — Here’s What to Know

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California could become the first state in the U.S. to have a mandated four-day workweek after the state legislators introduced a bill that would shorten the current workweek from 40 hours to 32.

The proposal, Assembly Bill 2932, would require any employer with more than 500 workers to shorten required hours and mandate overtime pay for any hours worked over 32. Currently, the federally recognized workweek is 40 hours, with overtime earned for hours worked in excess of 40. Introduced by Los Angeles County Representative Cristina Garcia, the legislation also states that employers may not decrease workers’ pay rates in response to the shortened workweek.

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Labor Stays Steady In Stanislaus County

in Employment/News

The unemployment rate remained unchanged in October, as dips in some sectors were offset by gains in other sectors, according to the latest data from the Employment Development Department.

Stanislaus County had an unemployment rate of 6.9 percent in October, unchanged from the revised rate in September. The rate was below the year-ago estimate of 9.4 percent.

Riverbank came in with a 5.1 percent unemployment rate for October, compared to the 9.3 percent in Oakdale and a 2.1 percent rate recorded for East Oakdale.

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Hans Visser: 50 years of City service

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Residents driving past some of Turlock’s largest sycamore trees or the grassy shores of Donnelly Park may not know what these beloved landmarks looked like 50 years ago, but City of Turlock employee Hans Visser does. 

The senior maintenance worker in the Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities department was recently honored by the City Council for five decades of service, working his way up the ranks and through different divisions over the years to become the perfect example of career longevity. 

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Unemployment continues to fall in Stanislaus

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The unemployment rate continued to drop in Stanislaus County, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

Stanislaus County had an unemployment rate of 6.9 percent in September, down from a revised rate of 8 percent in August. The rate is below the year-ago estimate of 10.3 percent.

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