*SMLR-Net: Selected news on labor and employment relations & human resource management*
*July 19, 2021*
*Please note: The SMLR_Net Listserv will go on hiatus from August 19th to August 31st. *
*Title:* Job-Hunters, Have You Posted Your Résumé on TikTok?
*Source:* The New York Times
*Author:* Taylor Lorenz
*Date:* July 19, 2021
*Summary:* Feeling limited by LinkedIn, some Gen Z-ers are now applying for jobs using TikTok résumés. Employers are paying attention.
*Title:* What Happened When Some GOP-Led States Cut the $300 Unemployment Benefit
*Source:* PBS NewsHour
*Author:* Courtney Vinopal
*Date:* July 16, 2021
*Summary: *Across the country, Americans who recently lost the extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits are weighing tough choices about returning to work. Although the financial lifeline is supposed to last through Sept. 6, Republican governors in 25 states made the decision to end the extra benefits early, arguing that the economy is recovering at a promising pace, vaccines are widely available, and many businesses are in need of workers.
*Title:* The Biggest Job Wage Boom Post-Pandemic is Blue Collar, But Will it Last for Workers?
*Author:* Mikaela Cohen
*Date:* July 17, 2021
*Summary:* Companies are in desperate need of workers across the country as the economic reopening collides with a tight labor market, but the boom in manual labor job wage growth pre-dates the pandemic.
*Title:* Latina Journalists’ Ousters from Denver TV Powerhouse Spark Outrage
*Author:* David Folkenflik
*Date:* July 18, 2021
*Summary:* A quarter of Colorado residents are Latino, and the state is rapidly becoming more diverse. The ouster of the three reporters — revealed when one of them, Lori Lizarraga, wrote about it in *Westword*, a local alternative weekly — has revived profound criticisms of the station. In meetings with Tegna and KUSA officials this spring, a group of local elected officials, all Latina, called for the dismissal of KUSA's top news executive, Tim Ryan.
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