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  • Thomas Nelson hosts job fair for public in Hampton today

    Thomas Nelson Community College is hosting its annual spring job fair for students, alumni and the public 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today¬†at the Workforce Development Center at 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton “Find Your Career Path" will have...
  • West Virginia's unemployment rate jumps to 6.6 percent

    West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-half of a percentage point to 6.6 percent in March. WorkForce West Virginia says the number of unemployed state residents increased by 3,600 last month But since March 2014, total nonfarm...
  • Low-wage workers plan walkouts, protests to gain $15 hourly pay

    WASHINGTON Heartened by growing support for their cause and recent pay hikes by large corporate employers, America's low-wage workers will continue their fight for higher pay Wednesday with protests, rallies and one-day walkouts scheduled in more than 200...
  • Applications for US jobless aid plunge

    The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped significantly last week, a sign of a strong job market despite evidence of tepid economic growth in the opening months of 2015. Weekly applications for jobless aid fell 20,000 to a...
  • Anne Arundel County education briefs

    Students win science fair South River High sophomore Ava Grounds won the grand award at the 48th annual Anne Arundel County Regional Science and Engineering Fair, and schoolmates Ashlee Brennan and Hannah Hall took second with their joint project....
  • Community Digest

    Community Digest
    Thursday at AACC Three significant events are taking palce at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold on Thursday that are free for all to attend. •The spring job fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. in the college's...
  • Construction, retail businesses hiring at job fair Wednesday

    Construction, retail businesses hiring at job fair Wednesday
    A variety of construction and retail jobs will be available at a job fair Wednesday in Miami Lakes. The job fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Don Shula's Hotel, 6842 Main St. Positions include plumbers, welders, pipe fitters, sheet-metal workers,...
  • Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment

    Couple nearing retirement contend with long unemployment
    Like many baby boomers looking for steady work, Rafael Martinez has been stuck in his own personal recession. Reverberations from the economic crash wiped out his career as a high-earning salesman. Since then, he has endured long spells of...
  • Is Maryland growing green jobs?

    In the teeth of the financial crisis, green jobs were touted as being a major part of Maryland's emergence from the recession. In 2009, then Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat, announced his "Smart, Green and Growing" legislative agenda with the goal of...
  • Apprenticeships needed to target youth unemployment, foundation says

    A Baltimore-based foundation analyzing the local workforce says apprenticeships are critical to decreasing youth unemployment, and highlighted General Assembly legislation designed to establish a youth training program. A report released by the Abell...
  • High tech hopes: Can Bloomington's tech park succeed?

    Google probably won't open its next satellite campus in Bloomington. But city officials say the idea of a tech giant moving into town isn't as outlandish as it might seem. Santa Clara County, California, home to tech capital Silicon Valley, holds the No....