employment http://kios.org en Solid Majority of Nebraskans Support Minimum Wage Increase http://kios.org/post/solid-majority-nebraskans-support-minimum-wage-increase <p><a href="http://www.voicesforchildren.com">Voices for Children</a> did a poll in February asking Nebraskans whether or not they would support a minimum wage increase.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 44720 at http://kios.org Solid Majority of Nebraskans Support Minimum Wage Increase Women Still Paid Less Than Men http://kios.org/post/women-still-paid-less-men <p>Data from the US Census Bureau reveals that a gender-based wage gap affects women throughout Nebraska.&nbsp; Fri, 05 Oct 2012 10:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 20080 at http://kios.org Women Still Paid Less Than Men Good 360 opens national distribution and sorting center in Omaha http://kios.org/post/good-360-opens-national-distribution-and-sorting-center-omaha <p>North Omaha is the new home of a national distribution company&rsquo;s new centralized location.</p><p>Good 360 opened its distribution and sorting center on North 16<sup>th</sup> Street Friday. The organization gets donations of new surplus or out of season products from corporations. They repackage and donate the products to nonprofits, who distribute the items to people in need.</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:34:21 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 10382 at http://kios.org Good 360 opens national distribution and sorting center in Omaha Omaha Mayor signs anti-discrimination ordinance http://kios.org/post/omaha-mayor-signs-anti-discrimination-ordinance <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle has signed an ordinance banning discrimination in all public places on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.</p><p>Mayor Suttle signed the ordinance Thursday at City Hall. The city council narrowly approved it Tuesday on a 4-3 vote. It bans discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals in the workplace and all public places.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:11:48 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 9837 at http://kios.org Omaha Mayor signs anti-discrimination ordinance Omaha City Council passes LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance http://kios.org/post/omaha-city-council-passes-lgbt-anti-discrimination-ordinance <p>The Omaha City Council has approved an ordinance banning discrimination in the workplace and all public places against gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals.</p><p>Councilman Ben Gray sponsored the ordinance. It passed on a city council vote of four to three. The vote came one week after a three-hour public hearing, where supporters and opponents made their case as to why the ordinance should, or shouldn&rsquo;t, pass.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 21:14:56 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 9721 at http://kios.org Omaha City Council passes LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance