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Nonprofitxpress roundup – Nonprofit job market tight

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Here are the latest nonprofit headlines:

* Recent college graduates who cannot find for-profit jobs are turning to nonprofits, creating a competitive nonprofit job market, The Wall Street Journal reported August 5.

* The federal government will require about 370,000 public housing residents to perform eight hours of community service a month, or risk eviction, The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., reported August 4.

* The Australian government hired the Institute of Public Affairs to assess non-government organizations that lobby and determine if they are legitimate representatives of community groups, The Australian reported August 2.

* The U.S. government’s antiterrorism guidelines might cause many donors to stop making contributions overseas, especially to small, worldwide charities that cannot afford the costly documentation the government seeks, The New York Times reported August 5.

* Local government and business leaders joined calls from nonprofit groups for a charity bill in Britain that would follow through with the government’s proposed charity reforms, the Guardian Unlimited reported August 1.

* Federal executives earn less than CEOs at the largest nonprofits, but earn more than many other nonprofit officers, the Washington Post reported August 5.

* Several U.S. schools are questioning donations received from the United Arab Emirates president, suspected of anti-American and anti-Semitic ties, the Associated Press reported August 5.

— Compiled by Jennifer Whytock.

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