Employment, General/Other News
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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
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
The Congress, in an unusual demonstration of a bi-partisan, bi-cameral agreements, has passed a job-training bill that could help unemployed Americans get back into the workforce.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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