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.
Small Business Health Options Programs (SHOP) exchanges, as included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are designed to present government assistance and affordable coverage opportunities to small...more
With youth unemployment on the rise, many young people are taking the alternative route to seeking employment, such as starting their own business.
To break down some of the barriers that stop...more
The Department of Economic Development reports that Missouri's unemployment rate is lower than the national unemployment rate.
Spokesman Joh Fougere enthuses that it's a good sign the state...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
Zimbra Inc., a communications solution provider, is one company whose leaders have instilled the value of civic engagement to its employees.
According to Chairman and CEO Patrick Brandt, getting...more
The Federal Way City Council has recently given its funding approval for an economic development director position during its most recent meeting.
The new director for Federal Way, WA would make...more
Verizon Wireless is going to expand its call center offices to spur 400 full-time jobs in Alabama, particularly in the Huntsville area.
The company has announced that more than 300 customer...more
The Rhode Island Foundation releases grant money valued at $630,000 as part of its $1 million promise to subsidize Rhode Island's many projects for economic development.
The varied projects will...more
Sandia National Laboratories researchers are viewed as contributory in creating jobs and furthering economic development.
Sandia has developed the medical diagnostic lab-on-a-disk SpinDx, which is...more
The Affordable Care Act confirms the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program for eligible Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) beneficiaries.
The program presents training...more