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Dayton nonprofit works to grow labor pool

A creative solution is underway at a Dayton nonprofit to increase the number of workers available to enter the workforce. The Life Enrichment Center on North Findlay Street offers a program called "Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World," an eig.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Small businesses struggle to compete on wages as available worker pool shrinks

Small businesses are struggling to compete with larger companies to raise pay in the tight labor market. As a result, their job grow.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 24th, 2018

Small businesses are struggling to compete on wages as available worker pool shrinks

Small businesses are struggling to compete with larger companies to raise pay in the tight labor market. As a result, their job grow.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 24th, 2018

Bayer"s German workers mostly spared from Monsanto-related job cuts: labor boss

The lion's share of job cuts from folding U.S. seed maker Monsanto into Bayer's agriculture unit will affect workers outside Germany, the head of Bayer's works council told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Plano-based Boeing division launches joint ventures to enter airplane seat and power unit business

Two of Boeing's new aircraft component partnerships are open for business as the jet maker works to grow its global parts and services business into a $50 billion-per-year enterprise......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

Business of the Year spotlight: Downtown Dayton Partnership (Not-For-Profit)

Downtown Dayton is becoming one of the most active areas for economic development in the region, and a local non-profit group has played a role in its success. The Downtown Dayton Partnership works with property owners, businesses and residents to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

Desperate for Tech Talent, Israel Turns to an Untapped Labor Pool: Palestinians

An intense labor shortage is pushing Israeli tech firms to hire Palestinians in the West Bank, establishing new economic links between the two sides despite persistent political tension and the continuing absence of a peace agreement......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 11th, 2018

Sysco"s Shares Take Hit as Costs Grow

The food-service distributor said it is struggling against labor, transportation and other costs. Profit and sales were weaker than expected for the latest quarter......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 6th, 2018

How Oregon Works: Greenbrier"s Lorie Tekorius on strategies to thrive in a tight labor market

Lorie L. Tekorius, Chief Operating Officer, The Greenbrier Companies The Greenbrier Companies makes equipment and services for global freight rail transportation markets. The Lake Oswego-based company had revenues of $689 million in the last fisc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2018

Small businesses seeking seasonal help need to get creative

Small businesses are having a harder time finding holiday staffers this year as they try to compete with big players like Amazon for a shrinking labor pool......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 31st, 2018

Small businesses are falling behind in the race to raise wages

Small businesses are struggling to compete with larger companies to raise pay in the tight labor market. As a result, their job grow.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 24th, 2018

WPCU fund names three new nonprofit recipients

Three Dayton-area nonprofits are getting extra fundraising assistance this year from Wright-Patt Credit Union. The credit union's 2018-19 Sunshine Community Fund recipients are Artemis Domestic Violence Center, Homefull, and St. Vincent de Paul. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

US Job Openings Hits Record High: 1.2 Million More Job Vacancies Than Unmployed Workers

The US labor market continues to grow at a blistering pace. According to the BLS, in August the number of job openings in the US hit a new all time high of 7.136 million, up from July's prior upward revised record of 7.077 million. M.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 16th, 2018

Local nonprofit works to build better communities

Prospera specializes in developing and managing affordable housing complexes throughout South Texas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2018

DBJ"s Business of Aging forum event (Photos)

The Dayton Business Journal held its inaugural Business of Aging forum last week at The Steam Plant. Over 100 attended the forum — hosted in partnership with St. Mary Development Corp., a faith-based nonprofit that develops affordable housing .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Countdown: The top 10 nonprofit fundraising events in the Dayton area

Hundreds of non-profit organizations remain active in the Dayton region through their annual events. To find out which events topped the region's nonprofit scene, data was taken from the Dayton Business Journal's Dayton-area nonprofit fundraising.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2018

Once thought to be a goner, Stanley Black & Decker continues to grow in Greater Baltimore

Black & Decker seemed destined to become the latest Baltimore company to disappear after it was acquired by Stanley Works. Instead the combined company has continued to be one of Maryland’s economic heavyweights......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

Hiring event aims to fill more than 400 jobs

Two groups whose seek to get people employed are partnering on a mega job fair next week. Cincinnati Works, a Cincinnati nonprofit, and Jobcase, a Cambridge, Mass.-based social media jobs platform, are teaming up on their 2018 Fall Jobs Fair 1-4.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2018

Labor Shortage Lifts Wages on Europe"s Eastern Flank

In Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic, wages are rising fast as workers grow scarce, a sign that the laws of supply and demand remain in force there even though many Western economies have seen slow wage growth despite falling jobless rates......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 27th, 2018

DOL awards Partner4Work, others, $8M to retain dislocated workers

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Partner4Work, its partner cities of Midwest Urban Strategies and other western Pennsylvania workforce boards nearly $8 million in grant funding to help mature dislocated workers reconnect with employment in grow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

New teachers will be test for state"s labor movement

The future of the labor movement in New York—and maybe nationally—is playing out in schools across the city as the United Federation of Teachers works to sign up the 4,100 employees newly hired by... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 11th, 2018