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Stories with subject: Seasonal jobs
  • Guest-worker program helps Louisiana seafood facilities 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 12:09 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Congress' decision to quadruple the size of a guest-worker program might be described as a gift to Louisiana's seafood processing industry, which struggles to fill the seasonal jobs each year.

  • Detroit youth jobs initiative tops 1,200 registrations 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 2:19 am

    DETROIT - Registrations for Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan's initiative to get jobs for city youth ages 14-24 this summer have topped 1,200 less than 48 hours after launch.

  • Anxiety high as Baltimore residents head back to work 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 4:17 pm

    BALTIMORE - After a monstrous winter storm dumped more than 2 feet of snow, Baltimore residents scrambled to free their cars Tuesday in order to make it to work. But with many side streets still unplowed, residents were anxious about their chances of getting to the office on time, if at all.

  • Agency cites Minnesota company in dock worker death 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 2:43 pm

    WINONA, Minnesota - A federal workplace safety agency is citing a Winona company in the death of a dock worker last summer.

  • Call center employing 250 in Asheville to close 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 10:21 am

    ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A company that operates a call center in Asheville that employs 250 workers says it is closing the center this summer.

  • Miners defiant as dredging moratorium begins 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 10:10 am

    MEDFORD, Oregon - The head of the Galice Mining District says some miners are violating a new state ban on suction-dredge mining, telling the state of Oregon to "drop dead" while the two sides square off in a federal court case.

  • Lowe's increases seasonal worker hiring to about 46,000 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 1:16 pm

    MOORESVILLE, North Carolina - Home improvement retailer Lowe's said Thursday that it plans to hire 46,000 seasonal employees for the spring and summer, its busiest time of the year. That's about 15 percent more seasonal workers than it hired in 2015.

  • Weekend work to affect 4 of 6 rail lines 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 8:14 am

    WASHINGTON - Metro says weekend work will affect four of its six rail lines.