- Cherokee County manufacturer adding 50 jobs Updated: Mar-07-14 9:40 am
- NE Pa. optical plant to close, lay off 145 workers Updated: Mar-07-14 7:49 am
- Peabody cleaning contractor ordered to pay $1M Updated: Mar-07-14 6:58 am
- Iowa advised not to license any new casinos Updated: Mar-07-14 6:17 am
- Delaware workers comp panel meets Updated: Mar-07-14 4:19 am
- Hawaii House speaker formally reprimands lawmaker Updated: Mar-06-14 10:10 pm
- Tropicana casino in Vegas reaches deal with union Updated: Mar-06-14 7:16 pm
- Target breach puts corporate tech execs under fire Updated: Mar-06-14 7:14 pm
- Erie restaurant settles harassment lawsuit Updated: Mar-06-14 7:08 pm
- Fifth pension lawsuit filed by U of I employees Updated: Mar-06-14 6:59 pm
- Mohawk Industries to build $180M tile plant in TN Updated: Mar-06-14 6:32 pm
- Boeing freezing nonunion workers' pensions in 2016 Updated: Mar-06-14 6:32 pm
- EEOC: TWC to pay $130K to settle suit in Wisconsin Updated: Mar-06-14 5:57 pm
- New Mexico lifts tax from aircraft maintenance Updated: Mar-06-14 5:41 pm
- Illinois pledges $20.7M to keep brokerage in state Updated: Mar-06-14 5:29 pm
- Bill would cut Alaska ferry workers' salaries Updated: Mar-06-14 4:04 pm
- Neb. construction firm fined $14,000 after death Updated: Mar-06-14 3:18 pm
- Disney laying off 700 from interactive unit Updated: Mar-06-14 2:14 pm
- State senator, Chief Justice debate judges' pay Updated: Mar-06-14 1:05 pm
- Texas-based lender eliminating 105 Nebraska jobs Updated: Mar-06-14 1:01 pm
- Honolulu man admits to taking dead mom's checks Updated: Mar-06-14 12:31 pm
- Modular nuclear reactor study funded for Hanford Updated: Mar-06-14 8:37 am
- City of Greenville hires pay consultant Updated: Mar-06-14 4:41 am
- Auto parts company announces new Ohio plant, jobs Updated: Mar-06-14 3:04 am
- Washington jobless rate drops to 6.4 percent Updated: Mar-06-14 1:34 am
GAFFNEY, South Carolina - A company that makes plastics reinforced with fiberglass is investing more than $6 million in its Gaffney operation and adding 50 new jobs.
SIMPSON, Pennsylvania - An optical firm has announced plans to close a northeastern Pennsylvania plant this fall, laying off all 145 workers.
BOSTON - A federal court has ordered a Peabody cleaning contractor to pay $1 million in back pay and damages to its workers for violating federal wage laws.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A consultant says Iowa should focus on reinvesting in existing casinos rather than license any new operations.
WILMINGTON, Delaware - A state panel established to address recent rate increases for workers' compensation insurance in Delaware is continuing to look at ways to keep rates down.
HONOLULU - Hawaii House Speaker Joseph Souki on Thursday formally reprimanded a House lawmaker for her conduct during public hearings and threatened her committee assignments.
LAS VEGAS - Two unions have agreed on a five-year contract with the Tropicana casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
NEW YORK - Hackers are putting top technology executives under severe pressure. And this week's sudden departure of Target's chief information officer in the wake of the company's massive pre-Christmas data breach has only ratcheted up the stress.
ERIE, Pennsylvania - An Erie restaurant has agreed to pay a former worker $20,000 to settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit.
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - A fifth lawsuit has been filed by state employees challenging Illinois' new pension law.
DICKSON, Tennessee - Mohawk Industries says it will build a $180 million tile plant in Dickson County, creating 320 new jobs over the next four years.
SEATTLE - Boeing Co. said Thursday it is freezing the traditional defined-benefit pensions for 68,000 nonunion employees - including managers and executives - starting in 2016.
MILWAUKEE - Time Warner Cable Inc. has agreed to pay $130,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a fired worker in Wisconsin.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico will no longer tax parts and labor for maintaining aircraft under a new law taking effect in July.
CHICAGO - Illinois is promising more than $20 million in performance-based incentives to an insurance brokerage company that was considering a move out of state.
JUNEAU, Alaska - A bill pending in the Alaska Senate would strip state ferry workers of their cost-of-living adjustment.
HASTINGS, Nebraska - A Hastings-based construction company is facing $14,000 in fines for safety violations regulators found after a worker's death.
LOS ANGELES - Disney is laying off 700 people from the interactive unit that makes video games and operates websites, about a quarter of the workforce in the division.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - An Illinois state senator is suggesting lowering starting salaries for judges in Illinois.
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska - A Texas-based mortgage company has announced it will be eliminating 105 jobs at its Scottsbluff office in western Nebraska.
HONOLULU - A Honolulu man says he collected more than $200,000 in state disability benefits for his dead mother.
KENNEWICK, Washington - The Tri-City Development Council has picked the URS Corp. to study the possible benefits of building a small modular nuclear reactor system at the Hanford nuclear reservation.
GREENVILLE, Mississippi - The City of Greenville is spending $10,845 to determine the competitiveness of its current salary levels for city workers.
MONROE, Ohio - An auto parts manufacturer says it will build a $50 million plant in southwest Ohio that is expected to result in 150 jobs.
SEATTLE - Washington state has more jobs than before the start of the recession, with a January unemployment rate of 6.4 percent, the Employment Security Department reported Wednesday.