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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...

Montana's unemployment rate down to 3.1%; 525,000 working

Nov. 19, 2021 14:58 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A record number of Montana residents are working and the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate reached a 14-year low in October, the governor's office said Friday. Total employment in Montana grew by nearly 2,400 jobs last month to 525,220,...

Racing fuel company to expand in northwest Tennessee

Nov. 19, 2021 04:05 AM EST

McKENZIE, Tenn. (AP) — A manufacturer of motorsports racing fuels plans to invest more than $14 million to expand its operations in northwest Tennessee, state officials said. VP Racing Fuels, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the state Department of Economic and Community...

Work starting on 1st commercial-scale US offshore wind farm

Nov. 18, 2021 17:38 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland joined with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday to mark the groundbreaking of the Vineyard Wind 1 project, the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the United States. The project is the first of many...