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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...

New head of SC historic site seeks stronger community ties

Nov. 28, 2021 00:06 AM EST

NINETY SIX, S.C. (AP) — Rolling mounds of earth spread out before Joshua Manley on his first day as the Ninety Six National Historic Site’s superintendent — 245 years worth of American history baked into the soil. Only grassed-over earthworks remain of the Star Fort...

Labor shortage tough on employers, boon for job seekers

Nov. 06, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Worries over critical labor shortage challenges have migrated beyond the borders of the business community and are now shared by over two-thirds of Utahns, according to a new survey. The Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll conducted...

US employers shrugged off virus and stepped up hiring

Nov. 05, 2021 20:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a solid 531,000 jobs, the most since July and a sign that the recovery from the pandemic recession is overcoming a virus-induced slowdown. Friday’s report from the Labor Department...

Louisiana Tech career closet provides clothes for interviews

Nov. 01, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Tech University is has launched an initiative to help students look more polished as they set out in search of a job. A new “career closet” will provide students with a full outfit each academic year, body imaging and a resume headshot,...

Job fairs planned for lodge at Fall Creek Falls State Park

Oct. 26, 2021 04:02 AM EDT

SPENCER, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State Parks has scheduled two job fairs for open positions at the new $40 million lodge at Fall Creek Falls, which is being built and nearing completion, officials said. State parks officials have planned events on Friday and Nov. 5 for...

Apple once threatened Facebook ban over Mideast maid abuse

Oct. 25, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two years ago, Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to trade and sell maids in the Mideast. After publicly promising to crack down, Facebook...

Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx

Oct. 22, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplement for unemployed Americans. Many people, they argued, would then come off the sidelines and take the millions of jobs that employers were...

Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx

Oct. 22, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplement for unemployed Americans. Many people, they argued, would then come off the sidelines and take the millions of jobs that employers were...

Maui hotel workers will need to apply for jobs after sale

Oct. 19, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Employees of the Royal Lahaina Resort on Maui will have to apply for jobs once new operators of the hotel take over later this year. BlackSand Capital, a Hawaii real estate investment firm led by Honolulu developer B.J. Kobayashi, said last week...