STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: State gets jobs back
By Don Davis
Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Th... Posted on 9/19/13 at 6:05 PM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY What should I do if I get laid off?
In this day and age most people have either experienced unemployment or know someone who has. This can be really scary if youre not prepared for it and dont know what to do if it happens to you. Here ... Posted on 9/3/13 at 8:41 AM
THE NEW FORTY Try a different sign...
Of all the jobs I could not do, sign holding during construction season is one of them. I do not think I could stand in the same place all day without some level of engagement with other folks. Even i... Posted on 6/18/13 at 10:11 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ND Blue Cross Blue Shield to hold job fair for PRACS workers
By Ryan Schuster
Like other Fargo-Moorhead employers, we were saddened to hear the news last week that PRACS Institute has closed its Fargo location, leaving more than 350 employees without jobs.
We... Posted on 3/25/13 at 1:26 PM
BEST FRIENDS ND Education, Jobs, and Life Skills
As a mentor, you can have a positive, lasting impact on your mentee's attitude toward school and the workplace.
To explore mentoring scenarios that have to do with education, jobs, and life skills, re... Posted on 2/19/13 at 11:00 AM
FARGO — North Dakota is steadily becoming a more male state.
Much of the gradual rise in the male population stems from a workforce that skews toward growth in occupations dominated by men, especially in the booming Oil Patch.
Patrick Springer, Forum News Service, INFORUM
, January 13, 2014
MOORHEAD – As the home of multiple assisted-living facilities, two major health systems and a new multi-million dollar hospital in the middle of construction, the Fargo-Moorhead area is feeling the squeeze of a national nursing shortage that is on the grow.
Wendy Reuer, Forum News Service, INFORUM
, December 23, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Canadian company that makes sophisticated heating and ventilation systems will build a research facility and bring 40 engineering jobs to a Twin Cities suburb thanks in part to high-level courtship and a $700,000 state grant announced Thursday.
BRIAN BAKST, Associated Press
, December 19, 2013
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The former executive director of Minnesota's health insurance marketplace didn't receive a severance package from the state when she abruptly resigned, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
PATRICK CONDON, Associated Press
, December 18, 2013
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Union workers at Las Vegas Strip casinos owned by MGM Resorts International overwhelmingly approved a five-year contract Wednesday that will affect some 26,000 waiters, bartenders, housekeepers and other employees.
MICHELLE RINDELS, Associated Press
, November 21, 2013
SEATTLE (AP) — Despite warnings that production of Boeing's next generation 777 plane could go to another state, machinists in the Northwest voted late Wednesday to reject a contract proposal that would have exchanged concessions for decades of secure jobs.
MIKE BAKER, Associated Press
, November 14, 2013
ADA, Minn. (AP) — The upcoming departure of the only doctor in the northwestern Minnesota town of Ada is highlighting the growing shortage of family care physicians, particularly in smaller communities.
CHICAGO (AP) — Across the middle of the country, organized labor has taken one hit after another in places that were once union strongholds: Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Indiana, where workers lost bargaining power and saw their ranks shrink, leaving them weaker than almost any time in the past century.
SARA BURNETT, Associated Press
, November 04, 2013
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