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.
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
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
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
The Youth Employment Fund, located in Ontario, is helping local young people get sustainable jobs, receive training and earn some valuable work experience.
The fund is helping employers provide...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
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
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
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
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 Alliance for Quality Career Pathways is moving forward with its fall and summer review process. The Alliance is a state-driven CLASP initiative funded by the Joyce Foundation and James Irvine...more