September 5, 2012 |
Only 27% of people older than age 15 globally are working more than 30 hours a week for an employer, according to a new report from Gallup. The percentage is highest in North America, where it's 41%. But in sub-Saharan Africa, just 12% of adults work full time for a boss other than themselves. The European Union has 32% of its population in such a situation. In the Middle East and North Africa, it's 18%. That excludes those who are self-employed, working part time, unemployed or out of the workforce.
September 11, 2007 |
And then there were five. Comedian Sherri Shepherd officially joined ABC's "The View" on Monday, filling the seat vacated by Star Jones Reynolds last year. "Well, this is the worst-kept secret," said Barbara Walters, the daytime talk show's co-executive producer, as she introduced Shepherd to the cheering audience. "Oh my gosh, I'm actually one the girls!" exclaimed a beaming Shepherd, who has been a guest host on the program nearly two dozen times.
March 17, 1995 |
Foodmaker Inc. said Thursday that Jack Goodall, who has served as chairman and chief executive of both Foodmaker and Family Restaurants Inc., will return to Foodmaker full time in those positions. Foodmaker, best known for the Jack in the Box fast-food restaurants, said Goodall's status is being changed because Irvine-based Family Restaurants needs a full-time chairman and chief executive.
August 10, 1989 |
Coaching changes don't seem to be made very often at UCLA. David M. Atchison is only the school's third head coach in men's golf since it became a team sport in 1948. Nevertheless, when Atchison took over from Eddie Merrins in July, it was still considered a radical departure from tradition. Atchison, who was head coach at UC Santa Barbara for the past seven years, will be UCLA's first full-time men's golf coach.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1995 |
The part-time Police Department clerk position that has been the subject of debate over what types of employee benefits should be offered soon will become a full-time job. On a 4-3 vote, the City Council last week made the position full time, offering a $28,000 salary package including health insurance and retirement benefits. Carol Phelps has been doing the job as a temporary part-timer, without any benefits.
September 15, 1987 |
Elizabeth Hanford Dole, the highest-ranking woman in the Reagan Administration, Monday announced her resignation as secretary of transportation to work full time on the presidential campaign of her husband, Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.). The secretary and White House officials said that she had not been pressured to leave, but her departure has been expected for some time.