Employment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program will be expiring on December 29. This will affect 1.3 million workers to lose their federal unemployment benefits.
Unemployment benefits are...more
The Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at CLASP releases a brief look on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report entitled "Multiple Employment and Training Programs: Providing...more
A Nebraska Department of Economic Development study will examine the labor skills in a three-state area: northeast Nebraska, southeast South Dakota and northwest Iowa.
The study's objective is to...more
The CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation highlighted the importance of 'talent development' in a speech the Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County.
Dave Moore of Southside Rides Foundation provides youth, aged 14 to 19 years, a second chance of getting their lives back on track.
Moore opens his auto-body repair shop and trains young men and...more
According to the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), civic engagement is capable of reducing unemployment rates across the country.
In a (NCoC) data, states that have low volunteer rates...more
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience.
The fund is helping employers provide...more
Christopher Moraff of Philly Mag writes about the rising tension between conservatives and the ongoing community service mandate for the long-term jobless by liberals.
He opines that when it comes...more
More businesses want to get their employees involved in ownership. However, there are specific issues that need to be addressed before jumping on the employee-ownership...more
Friends Rebecca Brandt and Callie Brauel, along with Ghanaian Emmanuel Tetteh Quarmyne, formed a nonprofit they dubbed as A Ban Against Neglect, or ABAN that would recycle used plastic water bags...more