Employment, General/Other News
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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
In CLASP's new report, "In Feel the Heat: the Unrelenting Challenge of Young Black Male Unemployment," it features the employment and job hunting challenges black male youths often...more
The Regions Bank partnered with the Alabama State government in allocating $1 billion in loans for the state's economic development.
Regions Financial Corp. CEO Grayson Hall announces that this...more
In a study conducted by the Center for Immigration Studies, nonprofit research organization, data shows that there has been an overall increase in employment for immigrants (both legal and illegal)...more
A child care workforce study finds a larger, more educated workforce, with more than half of center-based caregivers have an associate's or bachelor's degree, nearly a third reported a BA or...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 Center for Law and Social Policy reports that the latest iteration of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants will require state applicants to develop on online...more
LISC Chicago has been assisting long-term local partner The Resurrection Project launch its Entrepreneurship Training Program, a comprehensive series of weekly workshops teaching everything from...more
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