Employment, General/Other News
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With youth unemployment on the rise, many young people are taking the alternative route to seeking employment, such as starting their own business.
To break down some of the barriers that stop...more
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
The Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program will be expiring on December 29. This will affect 1.3 million workers to lose their federal unemployment benefits.
Unemployment benefits are...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 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.
A new law passed during the 2014 General Session of the Utah Legislature enables businesses to receive tax incentives for hiring homeless people.
These tax credits to businesses will amount up to...more
Rural women in India rope in young seaweed plants in preparation for growing seaweed. The practice offers a steady source of income for these women, who can't be away from their families long enough...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
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
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