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Strong family ties improve employment options for people with childhood-onset disabilities - Medical Xpress

September 28, 2017 - 12:16am

Strong family ties improve employment options for people with childhood-onset disabilities
Medical Xpress
Family and close friends play an integral role in helping people with childhood-onset disabilities attain quality employment as adults, a new study from Oregon State University has found. "Having a disability from childhood has wide-ranging impacts on ...

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Seattle's mayor orders changes in how officers get second jobs - KING5.com

September 28, 2017 - 12:11am

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Seattle's mayor orders changes in how officers get second jobs
KING5.com
In the midst of an FBI probe, the City of Seattle is changing the way officers obtain off-duty work. Federal agents are investigating claims of possible criminal conduct by a small number of officers. The FBI and SPD Chief Kathleen O'Toole have ...
Seattle Mayor Burgess seeks to regulate off-duty police jobsMyNorthwest.com

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Sale in works for long-empty Employment Security building on S. Main St. - Concord Monitor

September 27, 2017 - 10:15pm

Concord Monitor

Sale in works for long-empty Employment Security building on S. Main St.
Concord Monitor
A preliminary rendering shows the building that would replace the Department of Employment Security building on South Main Street if a sale goes through. Courtesy of Dol-Soul Development. The former Department of Employment Security building on South ...

MGM promises casino plan would bring jobs to New Haven - New Haven Register

September 27, 2017 - 7:13pm

New Haven Register

MGM promises casino plan would bring jobs to New Haven
New Haven Register
NEW HAVEN — City officials are excited about the possibility of thousands of jobs coming to the region through an MGM casino and resort in Bridgeport with a job training center located here. Key lawmakers, however, say it is not going to happen ...

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Legitimate work-at-home jobs - WKYC-TV

September 27, 2017 - 7:04pm

WKYC-TV

Legitimate work-at-home jobs
WKYC-TV
CLEVELAND - Many Americans, particularly parents, want jobs that give them time with family. Companies have taken notice. There are now more legitimate work-from-home jobs than ever before. Who's hiring and how do you know if they're legit? That's the ...

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Trump says tax reform plan is 'pro-jobs' during Indianapolis visit - Evening News and Tribune

September 27, 2017 - 7:01pm

Evening News and Tribune

Trump says tax reform plan is 'pro-jobs' during Indianapolis visit
Evening News and Tribune
President Donald Trump speaking to about 400 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis on Thursday. He touched on the tragedy in Puerto Rico then talked mostly about tax code cuts and changes. Tim Bath/CNHI News Indiana. INDIANAPOLIS ...
President Trump's Indianapolis speech: 'Revolutionary change' to tax code would create jobsIndianapolis Star
Indiana State Senator: Tax reform will create jobs. Indiana's experience proves itFox News

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Northwest Arkansas Plant Expansion to Create 1500 Jobs - KARK

September 27, 2017 - 5:32pm

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Northwest Arkansas Plant Expansion to Create 1500 Jobs
KARK
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (News release) - Today, Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. announced it will build a new chicken facility in Benton County between Decatur and Gentry. Governor Asa Hutchinson joined Simmons' leadership and local officials at today's ...
Simmons Prepared Foods plans to expand Arkansas poultry operation, add 1500 jobsArkansas Online
Simmons Foods to build new chicken facility, create roughly 1500 new jobs4029tv

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Micron Cuts Boise Manufacturing Jobs, Earns Record Profits - Boise State Public Radio

September 27, 2017 - 4:36pm

Boise State Public Radio

Micron Cuts Boise Manufacturing Jobs, Earns Record Profits
Boise State Public Radio
Some workers at Micron's Boise headquarters will be getting pink slips as the semiconductor giant shifts manufacturing duties to Taiwan. Micron wouldn't confirm how many employees they'll lay off over the next 18 months, but the Idaho Statesman reports ...

Seattle Mayor Burgess seeks to regulate off-duty police jobs - MyNorthwest.com

September 27, 2017 - 3:19pm

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Seattle Mayor Burgess seeks to regulate off-duty police jobs
MyNorthwest.com
Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess announces a new task force to look into Seattle police officers' off-duty jobs. (KIRO 7). One week after confirmation that the FBI is targeting Seattle cops' off-duty work, Mayor Tim Burgess on Wednesday announced he will end ...
Seattle's mayor orders changes in how cops get second jobsKING5.com

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These jobs have the largest and smallest gender pay gaps - Fast Company

September 27, 2017 - 1:48pm

Fast Company

These jobs have the largest and smallest gender pay gaps
Fast Company
We know the gender wage gap can't be boiled down to a neat cents-on-the-dollar figure. It varies by race, industry, and job role. But a new study from SmartAsset aims to bring a little more clarity: The financial-analytics company analyzed earnings ...

USAmazon! Report says that the tech giant created more jobs last year than 46 states - GeekWire

September 27, 2017 - 1:13pm

GeekWire

USAmazon! Report says that the tech giant created more jobs last year than 46 states
GeekWire
Amazon Workers cross in front of the Amazon Spheres in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser). Every few days, it seems, a new Amazon announcement heralds the creation of 1,000 jobs here or 2,000 jobs there — or the quest to put 50,000 jobs ...

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78 Obama appointees 'burrowed' into career jobs, watchdog finds - Washington Times

September 27, 2017 - 12:41pm

Washington Times

78 Obama appointees 'burrowed' into career jobs, watchdog finds
Washington Times
Former President Barack Obama speaks during the Goalkeepers Conference hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) more >. Share. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. Mail. Share. Print.

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Window Manufacturer to Expand Facility, Add 123 Jobs - U.S. News & World Report

September 27, 2017 - 10:44am

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Window Manufacturer to Expand Facility, Add 123 Jobs
U.S. News & World Report
A window manufacturing company is spending $3.8 million to expand its facility in Arkansas and create 123 new jobs. Sept. 27, 2017, at 12:44 p.m.. Window Manufacturer to Expand Facility, Add 123 Jobs ...
Arkansas manufacturing company to buy old plywood mill, add 123 jobsArkansas Online

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Local manufacturers expand, promise 100 jobs - Chambersburg Public Opinion

September 27, 2017 - 10:43am

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Local manufacturers expand, promise 100 jobs
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Eldorado Stone will consolidate their Greencastle and Hagerstown operations into a new building at Antrim Commons. Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion. 7-cpo-mwd-092617-eldorado-1.jpg Buy Photo. Antrim Commons, Greencastle, has a new tenant in ...

Cleco announces new START program, creating 221 new jobs - KALB News (press release)

September 27, 2017 - 9:59am

KALB News (press release)

Cleco announces new START program, creating 221 new jobs
KALB News (press release)
KALB - On Wednesday morning, Cleco held a news conference announcing their new S.T.A.R.T program. They called it a $130 million customer service "upgrade." The project will create 221 new jobs and generate $1.5 million in state and local tax revenues.

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#UnqualifiedForTech shows us that jobs define 'qualified' all wrong - Ladders

September 27, 2017 - 9:52am

Ladders

#UnqualifiedForTech shows us that jobs define 'qualified' all wrong
Ladders
How much do your education credentials matter for your career? Recent cases have shown that your college major often has little bearing on whether you end up succeeding or failing at your job. Earlier this month, credit reporting agency Equifax ...

Boeing says committed to UK, listened to concerns over Northern Ireland jobs - Reuters

September 27, 2017 - 7:56am

Boeing says committed to UK, listened to concerns over Northern Ireland jobs
Reuters
BELFAST (Reuters) - Boeing (BA.N) said on Wednesday it had listened to Britain's concerns about jobs in Northern Ireland after it won the first round of a trade battle with Canada's Bombardier (BBDb.TO), the region's biggest manufacturer. A spokesman ...

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Uber in landmark UK employment tribunal: All you need to know - CNBC

September 27, 2017 - 7:22am

CNBC

Uber in landmark UK employment tribunal: All you need to know
CNBC
A user scans for an available vehicle using the Uber's app on a smartphone in London. Uber kicked off an appeal at a U.K. employment tribunal Wednesday in which it will argue that its drivers are self-employed rather than employees of the company.
Uber challenges employment rights ruling at tribunal in LondonSky News

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Uber in London court in employment case - ABC News

September 27, 2017 - 7:09am

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Uber in London court in employment case
ABC News
Uber lawyers are in a London courtroom trying to overturn a ruling that its drivers are employees of the ride-hailing service — not independent contractors. Britain's employment tribunal decided earlier this year that two drivers who brought a claim ...
Uber in landmark UK employment tribunal: All you need to knowCNBC
Uber challenges employment rights ruling at tribunal in LondonSky News

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European rail deal fulfils Macron vision, French fear for jobs - Reuters

September 27, 2017 - 6:47am

Reuters

European rail deal fulfils Macron vision, French fear for jobs
Reuters
Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom, shakes hands with Siemens President and CEO Joe Kaeser (L) at a news conference to announce their deal to merge their rail operations, creating a European champion, in Paris, ...

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