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Manpower, EverQuote fall; Johnson & Johnson, Travelers rise

Oct. 19, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: EverQuote Inc., down $2.33 to $15.01. The online insurance marketplace gave investors a disappointing third-quarter financial update. Zix...

Police forces, including Madison's, fall short in recruiting

Oct. 16, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Long seen as one of the country’s more progressive departments and a draw for those interested in community policing, the Madison Police Department for the first time in recent memory has failed to meet its recruiting goal. Madison this year has...

Washington ferries to slash service due to staffing issues

Oct. 14, 2021 08:53 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington State Ferries is slashing its scheduled service starting this weekend because of chronic staff shortages that have impacted the boat service, a condition that some workers who haven’t been vaccinated warned will only get worse. In a written...

Ghost towns: Nursing home staffing falls amid pandemic

Oct. 07, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — When Natalie Walters arrived at her father’s nursing home, the parking lot was nearly empty and, inside, the elevator made no stops. On the 13th floor, the lights were off and the TVs silent. The last time she was allowed inside, nine months earlier, aides passed in...

About 1,200 state workers not compliant with COVID order

Oct. 05, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont's office announced Tuesday there has been “significant progress” made in the number of state employees who have complied with his executive orders requiring certain workers to comply with a COVID-19 vaccination or to weekly testing. ...

Indiana BMV making 2nd round of monthlong branch closures

Oct. 03, 2021 09:23 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is shutting down several branches around the state in its second round of monthlong closures as the agency faces staffing shortages. BMV officials announced that the temporary closures of eight branches will start...

State employee unions seek extension of vaccination deadline

Oct. 01, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

State employee union leaders on Friday asked Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont to extend the latest looming deadline for workers to get vaccinated for COVID-19 or else tested, saying they have “zero confidence” the Democrat's administration will have accurate numbers on Monday as to how many...

RI will try to reassign unvaccinated health state workers

Oct. 01, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee said Friday that the administration would try to find new assignments for health care workers employed by the state who are refusing a coronavirus vaccination. The state's health care worker vaccine mandate took...

Maine's vaccine mandate for health care workers in effect

Oct. 01, 2021 08:53 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The governor’s mandate for health care workers to be vaccinated went into effect on Friday, but it won’t be enforced right away. The state has said it will not not start enforcing the rule until Oct. 29 to give more time to workers to get...

Nurses picket Mercy Hospital in Buffalo after talks fail

Oct. 01, 2021 08:23 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — About 2,000 nurses and other employees at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo went on strike Friday after their union and Catholic Health System failed to reach an agreement. The Buffalo News reports that hundreds of workers represented by Communications...