- Kohler Co. workers picketing through holiday weekend Updated: Nov-27-15 3:59 pm
MILWAUKEE - A union official said Friday that Kohler Co. workers plan to strike through the holiday weekend and remain united in their desire to do away with a two-tiered pay scale that they say unfairly limits newly hired employees to about $13 an hour.
- Tunisia, targeted anew, faces intelligence challenge Updated: Nov-27-15 1:47 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia - An attack by Islamic State militants on Tunisia's presidential guard has left this North African country, its economy and its democracy even more vulnerable just days before four Tunisians head to collect the Nobel Peace Prize.
- Online printing company expanding in northern Kentucky Updated: Nov-27-15 4:15 am
HEBRON, Kentucky - An online printing company is planning to expand in northern Kentucky and hire 15 new workers.
- Illinois makes tax break deals with 3 companies Updated: Nov-25-15 3:03 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois Department of Commerce has agreed to tax breaks for three small companies that plan to add a total of 87 new jobs, the first deals since Gov. Bruce Rauner's recent decision to reinstate corporate tax incentives.
- Outgoing Kentucky governor took 33 trips while in office Updated: Nov-25-15 1:27 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In 2011, when Anantshree Chaturvedi was looking for a place to spend $180 million and hire 250 people, he called officials in Ohio and Kentucky.
- Iran seeks revival of caviar industry in post-sanctions era Updated: Nov-24-15 12:43 pm
GOLDASHT, Iran - On the shores of the Caspian Sea, an ambitious project is underway to produce a pricey delicacy that could boost Iran's economy as sanctions ease: caviar.
- Excerpts from recent editorials by newspapers in Illinois Updated: Nov-24-15 10:33 am
November 23, 2015
- Plastic products maker investing $115M in Knox Co. facility Updated: Nov-24-15 4:01 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - A leader in blow-molded plastic products will locate its new manufacturing and distribution operations in Knox County, a move expected to create 500 jobs.
- Wisconsin's embattled jobs agency hires 6th CFO in 4 years Updated: Nov-23-15 4:59 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin's embattled economic development agency has hired its sixth chief financial officer in just over four years.
- United Auto Workers stung by tough contract talks Updated: Nov-23-15 1:04 pm
DEARBORN, Michigan - The United Auto Workers union started the year with a roar. It's ending with a grumble.
- Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers Updated: Nov-23-15 9:01 am
Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 20, 2015
- Wisconsin-built combat ship commissioned in Milwaukee Updated: Nov-21-15 8:22 pm
MILWAUKEE - The USS Milwaukee littoral combat ship, a warship built in Wisconsin, was commissioned Saturday and is now ready to report for duty in the South China Sea.
- Danish company to expand with new plant in Marshall County Updated: Nov-21-15 2:24 pm
BYHALIA, Mississippi - The Rockfon unit of Danish firm Rockwool International AS will build a $42 million factory in Marshall County to make acoustic ceiling tiles.
- New facility opens, to build hulls for new nuclear subs Updated: Nov-21-15 1:05 pm
NORTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - A Rhode Island facility is about to begin building new nuclear ballistic missile submarines.
- Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states Updated: Nov-20-15 11:53 am
WASHINGTON - Unemployment rates fell in 32 U.S. states last month as employers nationwide added the most jobs of any month this year.
- Florida jobless rate continues to dip slightly Updated: Nov-20-15 10:35 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida's unemployment rate is still continuing to dip slightly.
- National Office Furniture expanding Danville operation Updated: Nov-20-15 4:03 am
DANVILLE, Kentucky - National Office Furniture Inc. is expanding its Danville facility, creating 40 jobs and investing $530,000.
- $2.4 million in community grants awarded Updated: Nov-20-15 4:01 am
BRATTLEBORO, Vermont - More than $2.4 million in community develop grants are going to nine projects around Vermont - ranging from the construction of affordable housing to enlarging culverts.
- Massachusetts' jobless rate holds steady, 11K jobs added Updated: Nov-19-15 3:19 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts unemployment rate held steady at 4.6 percent in October, but preliminary numbers show the state added about 11,000 new jobs last month.
- Lake Erie Biofuels buys Alabama biodiesel refinery Updated: Nov-19-15 10:03 am
ERIE, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania biodiesel producer is expanding into Alabama.
- 51 farm workers files lawsuit over illegal recruitment fees Updated: Nov-19-15 8:20 am
TAMPA, Florida - Dozens of Hondurans hired to pick strawberries in the Tampa Bay-area say they were forced to pay illegal recruitment fees.
- Company opening call center in Columbia Updated: Nov-19-15 4:02 am
COLUMBIA, Tennessee - A Tennessee company plans to open a call center in Columbia, creating 137 new jobs with a $3.6 million investment.
- Company that makes generator enclosures creating 50 jobs Updated: Nov-18-15 2:45 pm
ABBEVILLE, South Carolina - A Florida company that makes enclosures for generators that are designed to withstand hurricanes is expanding in South Carolina, investing $2.3 million and creating almost 50 jobs.
- Auto parts supplier breaks ground on factory in Anderson Updated: Nov-18-15 11:58 am
ANDERSON, Indiana - An auto parts supplier has broken ground on a new manufacturing plant in Anderson that would create as many as 510 jobs.
- Hospitality company holding job fair for Baltimore-area jobs Updated: Nov-10-15 10:01 am
BALTIMORE - Hospitality company HMSHost is planning to hire more than 80 people for full- and part-time restaurant jobs at Hanover's Arundel Mills mall and at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport during a job fair.