“It’s technically doable, I guess.”
“It’s technically doable, I guess.”
Kentucky is also the home state of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell earlier this year suggested that states that lost revenue due to the pandemic should declare bankruptcy.
PA business owners share stories of evolving, sometimes contradictory, guidance from state
The state’s unemployment benefits agency continues to deal with “an avalanche of claims.”
They are particularly at risk of serious complications or death if they get the coronavirus, but if they refuse to work, they could lose their job and unemployment.
Governor Wolf said he didn’t know how many people would be hired or when the corps would be formed, but that he wants it to be a big deal.
“I think in the aftermath of COVID-19, and hopefully it happens sooner than we think, virtual job fairs are going to become the rule and not the exception.”
“The state is considering a deferral for all companies that have job creation requirements as part of economic development packages.”
For almost every tactile experience in the pre-COVID-19 world, there is now an online analog.
If someone feels sick, they should seek a telehealth appointment, or call their doctor, and should not try to go to a doctor’s office.
“It’s time to hold corporations accountable when they work against the interests of hard-working Americans.”
Starting next year, employers in New York that hire people recovering from drug or alcohol addiction will be eligible for a state tax credit. The $2000 credit covers both full and part time workers.
A slate of eight bills aimed at bolstering career and technical education is on the move in the state House.
The Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York warns that the leading scam operation these days is a supposed job offer for which the target never actually applied nor interviewed, yet often times still fleeces money from the victim.
More than 12,000 federal workers are furloughed in Pennsylvania as lawmakers in Washington struggle to figure out a way to end the longest-ever partial government shutdown.
Job seekers now have a new tool for finding local work. The website ShiftDiff, is a locally focused job search site, listing only career opportunities across the Finger Lakes region.
In her new book, “Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land,” Leah Penniman describes her journey as a woman of color reclaiming space in the agricultural world while providing a comprehensive guide for others who want to follow her path.
NYSERDA, a New York State agency that works on energy research and development, announced a new tech product completely manufactured in the Southern Tier.
Many one-industry towns have shriveled up and died in recent decades. But not Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
At Rep. Reed’s manufacturing summit, he said there’s an opportunity for growing the high tech industry in his district, which includes Geneva, Jamestown and Elmira. But, one manufacturer in the area says her biggest challenge is just finding employees who can show up for work on time and read a tape measure.
STATE IMPACT PENNSYLVANIA – A new report shows that jobs in most parts of Pennsylvania’s clean energy industry grew over the past year.
In the month since the Dick’s Sporting Goods distribution center opened Conklin, it’s given a bump to employment in the Southern Tier.
ROCHESTER (WXXI) – The unemployment rate in New York State edged slightly downward in December 2017. New York had a 4.6 percent unemployment rate, down a tenth of a percent from the previous month.
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Micatu is growing fast, The Horseheads start-up has over 20 employees right now and wants to expand to more than a hundred. “Started in my garage with $75 and, you know, five years later, here we are,” co-founder Mike Oshetski explained. Oshetski credits state economic development money for helping Micatu grow. The company makes a device that tracks energy usage. It sells the device to utilities.
The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce wants people to come home for the holidays – and stay home. The Chamber held its annual Project Homecoming career fair Tuesday. The fair aims to encourage vacationing students and out-of-town relatives to find work and relocate back to Binghamton. Fifty employers came to the fair looking to hire. The Chamber’s Amy Shaw says that disproves a common view of the Southern Tier as economically stagnant.