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.
A new report presented by the Economic Mobility Corporation, Stimulating Opportunity, shows the role subsidized employment programs can play in integrating long-term unemployed workers back into the...more
Logan County has been approved to coalesce with an economic development group to draw new jobs and businesses in the area. The current regional Economic Development Administration consists of Peoria,...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
Rural women in India rope in young seaweed plants in preparation for growing seaweed. The practice offers a steady source of income for these women, who can't be away from their families long enough...more
An 18-year-old Etruria entrepreneur has recently launched his social enterprise called Young Creatives.
Young Creatives is part of Emeka Forbes's plan to help squash youth unemployment rates in...more
A bill passed by the Utah House will enable Utah employers who hire homeless people to have a limited number of tax credits.
Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City backed the HB140 bill, where...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
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
Linda Blumberg and Urban Institute researchers have analyzed the implications concerning the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Employers.
In contrast to the belief that the ACA will raise costs and...more
According to a report in the New York Times, baby boomers seem way better off than most age groups in the workforce.
An increasing number of workers aged 65 and older opt out of retirement and...more