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.
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
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
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
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 Philadelphia Foundation awards $25,000 grant to Good Samaritan Shelter (GSS) in Phoenixville to support its social enterprise program.
The grant will be used to employ the services of a...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
According to the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) office, Louisiana's economy will be expected to perform really well in the coming years.
LED recently released a document that states...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
Incredible Thrift is a thrift store stationed in Springfield's South Glenstone Street, where its staff comprises of homeless or "at risk" kids.
James Bruggeman, the store director, saw the need...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