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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. ...

So you want a new job? Here’s how to retrain

Nov. 24, 2021 08:18 AM EST

The tens of millions of workers who have left their jobs in the “Great Resignation” — 4.4 million in September alone, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — won’t necessarily need to retrain before they land their next job. But those who want a new career entirely may find...

Ohio steel company to build $30M plant in Alabama, 100 jobs

Nov. 23, 2021 16:26 PM EST

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Ohio-based steel manufacturer is expanding its business to Alabama. Gregory Industries will invest $30 million to build a 325,000-square-foot facility on 83 acres (33 hectares) in the Elm Industrial Park in Athens, Alabama. The new development...

Tax filers, income drop in North Dakota during pandemic

Nov. 23, 2021 15:32 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Reported income by all North Dakota residents and the number of filers dropped last year largely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state Tax Department reported Tuesday. Figures released to The Associated Press show the reported gross income by...

Kellogg's to replace some striking workers after talks stall

Nov. 23, 2021 12:32 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's plans to start hiring permanent replacements for some of its 1,400 striking cereal plant workers after negotiations broke down again. The Battle Creek, Michigan-based company said it failed to reach an agreement with the Bakery,...

Survey: COVID impact on manufacturing may be worse this year

Nov. 20, 2021 01:05 AM EST

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The two most pressing concerns of Minnesota’s manufacturers won’t surprise you: supply chains and attracting qualified workers. You’ve probably heard about them in the news, over the dinner table and just about everywhere. The 2021 State of...

Nevada monthly jobless rate down to 7.3%, still tops in US

Nov. 19, 2021 17:16 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s unemployment rate decreased a notch to 7.3% in October and the state added 11,200 jobs, according to figures released by the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. But the Silver State and neighboring California still...

Ag Processing plans expansion of Iowa soybean-crushing plant

Nov. 19, 2021 15:37 PM EST

SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — An Omaha, Nebraska, soybean processor has proposed a nearly $72 million expansion of its soybean-crushing plant south of Sioux City and is seeking nearly $1.5 million in state and local money to help finance the added capacity. Ag Processing...