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US employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November as economy contends with inflation and shortages

Dec. 03, 2021 08:43 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — US employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November as economy contends with inflation and shortages.

$70 million glove plant could be coming to central Georgia

Dec. 03, 2021 08:22 AM EST

SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A $70 million plant that would produce personal protective equipment and create nearly 300 jobs could be coming to central Georgia. The Sandersville City Council is expected to consider a deal Monday for a facility that would manufacture...

EXPLAINER: Turkey's currency is crashing. What's the impact?

Dec. 03, 2021 04:43 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s beleaguered currency has been plunging to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar and the euro in recent months as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presses ahead with a widely criticized effort to cut interest rates despite surging consumer prices. ...

Energy secretary: Offshore wind brings 'gust' of job growth

Dec. 02, 2021 16:58 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Thursday that the administration's goal for offshore wind and the projects being developed now represent a “gust of job growth throughout the country.” Granholm visited a new offshore wind...

WVa hospital employees get raises, must pay health premiums

Dec. 02, 2021 16:42 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A three-year contract ratified by union maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital includes annual wage increases but requires them to begin paying health insurance premiums starting in 2023. Members of the Service Employees...

Woman beaten on train in latest SEPTA violence

Dec. 01, 2021 13:56 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia transit officials say a woman was beaten by two juveniles on a train Tuesday evening, just hours after hundreds of people gathered at a rally prompted by an attack on the train last month. The rally against Asian American hate was...

Transcom chooses South Carolina for North American HQ

Dec. 01, 2021 11:57 AM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A Swedish company that provides customer care call centers and other services for businesses is building its North American headquarters in South Carolina, officials said. Transcom Worldwide AB said it will hire about 450 workers for its new...

Blockchain investment firm to relocate its HQ to Connecticut

Nov. 29, 2021 13:27 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A firm that invests in Bitcoin and blockchain technology companies is relocating its headquarters from New York City to Stamford and is expected to create more than 300 new jobs over the next five years, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday. Digital...

Worker shortage prompts cuts to St. Louis bus service

Nov. 28, 2021 17:45 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bus service will be reduced in St. Louis along more than three dozen routes this week because of a significant worker shortage. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Metro Transit currently has about 150 openings it is struggling to fill with most...

Shippers prepare for another pandemic crush of holiday gifts

Nov. 27, 2021 09:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The last holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the U.S. Postal Service: Sick and quarantined workers, a flood of packages from shoppers loath to set foot in stores and a last-minute dump of packages from overwhelmed private shippers. ...