TechConnect Wants More High-Tech Jobs in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV – This small robotic car may be  a sign of West Virginia's future. It was built by high school students and shown off at the annual Tech Connect Coding and Cyber Security Summit on Charleston. It's all part of the goal of diversifying West Virginia's economy, by landing more high-tech jobs. Anne Barth, […]

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Do You Know? Pre-employment Medical Exams

A mayor in Ohio has gotten himself in some hot water for his selective use of pre-employment medical examinations for hirees. How selective? According to WKYC, one woman claims that the mayor required her and other women, but not men, to be examined by his personal doctor. For his part, the mayor denies the allegations as […]

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Jail to Jobs Program aims to help inmates find employment

[embedded content] BOZEMAN, Mont.- Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Job Service are working on a new program called Jail to Jobs, with the goal of having inmates get back on their feet while helping the economy.  The two organizations have worked together for years but this is the first time they have worked […]

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STEM candidates elected to US House prepare for their new jobs

Representative-elect Joe Cunningham (D–SC) arrives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and infant son for an orientation for newly elected members. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo By Jeffrey MervisNov. 15, 2018 , 4:05 PM They’ve won their elections and are headed to Washington, D.C. Their next challenge is using their expertise to make Congress work better. […]

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These jobs have highest suicide rates in the United States, according to the CDC

From 2000 to 2016, the suicide rate among the US working-age population — people 16 to 64 — increased 34%, the report says. Using information from the 17 states that participated in the 2012 and 2015 National Violent Death Reporting System, the CDC analyzed the suicide deaths of 22,053 Americans of working age. Occupations were […]

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Senate confirms Kansas bank regulator Bowman for Fed board

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Senate confirms Kansas bank regulator Bowman for Fed board  Virginian-Pilot Full coverage Source link

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Fed plans review of how it pursues inflation, employment goals

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve, under pressure from a critical White House even while it largely hits its inflation and employment targets, will conduct an extensive review next year of how it guides the U.S. economy as it seeks to become more open and accountable. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reacts […]

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Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV deal with Fox

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Baseball owners extend Manfred’s contract, TV deal with Fox  Virginian-Pilot Full coverage Source link

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STUDY: Lake Charles area has highest 5-year employment increase in nation

[unable to retrieve full-text content] STUDY: Lake Charles area has highest 5-year employment increase in nation  KPLC Full coverage Source link

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Employment totals rise in most of Mid-Hudson Valley and Catskills

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Employment totals rise in most of Mid-Hudson Valley and Catskills  The Daily Freeman Full coverage Source link

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