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Fed grant of $13.6 million will help dislocated workers

Fed grant of $13.6 million will help dislocated workers

The central government has allotted more than $13.6 million in extra assistance for at least 2,800 dislocated employees statewide as a part of the nation's Emergency Grant programme.The award, which contain more than $5 million in immediate funding threw the North American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, is the biggest grant of its kind awarded to Wisconsin.

Will Jobs bill at all create some jobs?

Will Jobs bill at all create some jobs?

On Wed. , the Senate passed a $17.6 bn. spending bill. It needs only President Obama's signature to become law.The hope is that the new spending will create roles. But hope isn't the same as fact. Remember : anything that Washington giveth, it must first taketh away from some other place. This roles bill is a zero-sum game. All those new roles that politicians will be showing off for the cameras will have come at the cost of other roles somewhere else. On net, they are not making a thing.

Department of Human Services to close its 31 offices and lay off 228 workers

Department of Human Services to close its 31 offices and lay off 228 workers

The Office of Human Services is moving ahead with its "modernization plan " to shut 31 offices statewide and cut 228 roles. Layoffs would be effective June thirty, according to Human Services Director Lillian Koller. The consolidation plan would save the estate about $8 million a year.

US Government census bureau jobs

US Government census bureau jobs

With across the nation unemployment still running high, many individuals are out hunting for work at the moment. Each 10 year the US Census Bureau takes a count on the US population for assorted reasons including the distribution of Fed funding. To collect this vital information, the US Census Bureau hires loads of thousand of folks for non-permanent work. If you're underemployed or simply looking out for a job to get you out of the house, you might like to consider checking out what the US census bureau has to give.

Bay Area job listings. Easier to tougher and in between all

Bay Area job listings. Easier to tougher and in between all

Friday's unemployment report shows the California work market remains stalled, with unemployment at 12.5 p.c and roles still limited. But even in this difficult environment giant bosses continue to add some positions and there are roles that are less difficult to come by, at least for folk with the correct talents.

Overqualified Workers Problem

Overqualified Workers Problem

In these tricky times, many underemployed US people are feeling forced to accept roles well under their experience level and pay grade. The Times has an article about this today, using a few such new hires as examples of workers who are overqualified for their roles. This is a pretty big issue for the economy for 1 or 2 reasons.First, I should mention a touch more about the Times article. It is in no way an exhaustive or animating discussion that overqualified employees are invading job openings everywhere.

Unfair china trade costs local jobs – a new report

Unfair china trade costs local jobs – a new report

The growing trade hole between the US and China eliminated or displaced a projected 2.4 million roles in the U.S. Between 2001 and 2008, according to a new report from the Industrial Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.The report, " Bigoted China Trade Costs Local Jobs, " shows that each state in the country, as well as Washington, D.C.And Puerto Rico, suffered roles lost or displaced due to the trade inequality.

State February jobless rate unchanged at 12.5%

State February jobless rate unchanged at 12.5%

The state rate of unemployment held steady at 12.5 % in Feb regardless of the loss of 20,400 payroll roles, as the work market languishes at what could be a bottom while 2.27 million unemployed Californians wait for hiring to pick up.The rate of unemployment did not rise, regardless of the job losses, because these 2 figures are worked out from separate surveys that occasionally give seemingly paradoxical signals about the employment standing of the approximately eighteen million-strong California work force.

The Good and The Bad with state unemployment rate

The Good and The Bad with state unemployment rate

Florida's jobless rate now stands at 12.2 p.c. This is the top rate since Florida started keeping records in the early 1970s.That's the bad news. Now for the better news. For the 1st time in over 2 years, Florida reported an once per month gain in work ; 26,300 roles.

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