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Hendersonville offers jobs back to fired workers

The city’s public works department has recently been the subject of two separate TOSHA investigations. (Photo: Tena Lee/The Hendersonville Star News ) After a year of turmoil in Hendersonville’s public works department in which nearly a dozen employees were terminated, … Continue reading

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UPDATE 3-Canada employment growth sputters; 9400 jobs lost in June

(Adds reaction from finance minister, analyst) By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, July 11 (Reuters) – Canada unexpectedly shed 9,400 jobs in June and the unemployment rate rose to 7.1 percent from May’s 7.0 percent, underlining how employment growth has stalled despite … Continue reading

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App Store At 6: How Steve Jobs’ Biggest Blunder Became One Of Apple’s …

It may seem hard to believe, but when Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to the world, he was especially proud of the fact that it didn’t really support apps. With the App Store having subsequently taken its place as one … Continue reading

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Briggs & Stratton closing Georgia site, will add 370 jobs in Wauwatosa

Bucking a decadeslong trend that saw many manufacturing jobs migrate to lower-cost Southern states, Briggs Stratton Corp. is closing a Georgia factory while adding 220 full-time jobs and 150 seasonal jobs at its Wauwatosa plant. Briggs is closing a factory … Continue reading

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Want a federal job? Hiring decline creating big challenge

Hiring into federal jobs has slowed to the lowest level in nine years, new government data shows, with just 76,735 new employees entering the federal workforce in fiscal 2013, a drop of more than 14.5 percent compared to the previous year. The … Continue reading

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Week brings boost for jobs in state, but issues remain

Fourth District Rep. Steven Palazzo, from left, Greg Santaga, owner of Green Bay Converting, and Gov. Phil Bryant listen as Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree addresses a news conference to announce plans for a new plant. GEORGE CLARK/HATTIESBURG AMERICAN How is … Continue reading

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It’s tough in the middle for Alabama jobs

Antrenise Cole Reporter- Birmingham Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ Alabama’s share of middle-skill jobs declined during the Great Recession and has been slow to rebound in the years since. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta used data from … Continue reading

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More part-time jobs not a good sign, some economists say

If someone wants a full-time job, but can’t get one, they often will settle for a part-time job. These are the “involuntary part-time workers,” and the recent rise in their numbers has some experts worried. The government reported that there … Continue reading

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state tax cuts aren’t driving job growth

But the dramatic tax cutting doesn’t appear to have done nearly as much for job growth as promised. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says that Wisconsin ranked 35th of the 50 states in job growth during the first three years of … Continue reading

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Planned new 975 ArcBest jobs could add 888 more area jobs

The announced addition of 975 jobs with the ArcBest corporate expansion in Fort Smith could result in a total of 1,907 jobs created in Arkansas, according to an economic modeling analysis conducted by the Institute for Economic Advancement at the … Continue reading

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