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 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
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 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
The social enterprise sector is projected to create 25,000 new jobs in the next seven years.
According to Forfas, Ireland's policy advisory board for enterprise, report shows how the sector,...more
Iowa Economic Development Authority has unveiled its Project Alluvion, which will grant $18 million in sales tax rebates for Microsoft to create a data center in West Des Moines.
The data center...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
In a recent census, the number of homeless veterans has declined. However, veterans seeking better employment opportunities find it difficult to land good jobs.
Due to lack of quality jobs,...more
In a report from the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), more than 40 percent of Louisiana's workforce needs better skills and wages.
Marcie Foster, a policy analyst at CLASP, says that the...more
Three economic development projects have been announced by South Carolina state officials that could bring several thousand jobs to Richburg and Fort Mill.
Business names and sites haven't been...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