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Eagan-based Prime Therapeutics adding 375 jobs in the Twin Cities - Minneapolis Star Tribune

June 26, 2015 - 9:38am

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Eagan-based Prime Therapeutics adding 375 jobs in the Twin Cities
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Courtesy Prime Therapeutics, a pharmacy benefits manager based in Eagan, will add 375 jobs over the next few years. Text size. comment. share · tweet · email. Print. more. Share on: Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest. Copy shortlink:.
Eagan health care business to add 375 jobsTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

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Next frontier for gays is employment and housing discrimination - Los Angeles Times

June 26, 2015 - 9:27am

Los Angeles Times

Next frontier for gays is employment and housing discrimination
Los Angeles Times
Even as a lesbian in a conservative Southern state, Katrina Martir managed to thrive in central Kentucky. She married — in another state — is raising an adopted child with her wife and recently started her own consulting business. But when the former ...

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Summer Jobs May Be a Thing of the Past - Smithsonian

June 26, 2015 - 8:10am

Money Talks News (blog)

Summer Jobs May Be a Thing of the Past
Smithsonian
It used to be an American tradition: as soon as school let out for the summer, many teens donned their fast food uniform, grocery store apron, or hotel name tag and went to work at a summer job. But the experience that seemed routine for people of the ...
What Has Become of Summer Jobs for Teens?Money Talks News (blog)

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Wanted: “Good American Jobs” - Next City

June 26, 2015 - 6:11am

Next City

Wanted: “Good American Jobs”
Next City
A new report highlights the workplace dangers for those employed in the recycling industry. (AP Photo/The Decatur Daily, Brennen Smith). All politicians, it seems, want to create “good American jobs,” but several headlines and reports about employment ...

Florida No. 1 in people griping about their jobs on Twitter - Tampabay.com

June 26, 2015 - 6:00am

Florida No. 1 in people griping about their jobs on Twitter
Tampabay.com
Gov. Rick Scott leaves local research vessel out to sea in its quest for $6 million. Top News. Florida's feud over the uninsured to continue after ruling · Amid Republican outcries over Obamacare decision, a tacit feeling of submission · Governor's ...

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Service Jobs, Like Uber Driver, Blur Lines Between Old Job Categories - NPR

June 26, 2015 - 5:57am

Service Jobs, Like Uber Driver, Blur Lines Between Old Job Categories
NPR
Is an Uber driver an employee of the company, or an independent contractor? That question is the focus of a federal class action lawsuit coming up in California, and in smaller cases around the country. But maybe there's a third category — a murky ...

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SRVS closes sheltered workshop, seeks community jobs for disabled - Memphis Commercial Appeal

June 26, 2015 - 12:03am

Memphis Commercial Appeal

SRVS closes sheltered workshop, seeks community jobs for disabled
Memphis Commercial Appeal
June 24, 2015 — Eric Ryans assembles a pallet to be shipped from the AutoZone order fulfillment center on Summer Ave. Monday morning. Ryans is one of the clients from SRVS that has been placed in a private sector job over the last few month as the ...

Great Falls study: Jobs increasing, if labor available - Great Falls Tribune

June 25, 2015 - 11:09pm

Great Falls Tribune

Great Falls study: Jobs increasing, if labor available
Great Falls Tribune
The Great Falls-area economy could be rocking this year, if enough skilled workers can be found. Almost one-half of surveyed employers plan to hire more workers this year, and the other half expect to stay steady, according to a labor demand study ...

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Contractor jobs exist way out of Washington - Military Times

June 25, 2015 - 11:01pm

Military Times

Contractor jobs exist way out of Washington
Military Times
When Joe Taylor took a job in government contracting, his boss quickly sent him to work in the Washington, D.C., office. Most people won't be surprised at that: D.C. is where deals get done, where contractors t. Loading… Post to Facebook. Contractor ...

Ville Platte summer youth employment program preparing students for the future - KLFY

June 25, 2015 - 5:58pm

KLFY

Ville Platte summer youth employment program preparing students for the future
KLFY
The city's youth employment program is now teaching high schoolers life and workforce skills in preparation of the future careers. Chandler Vidrine is a 16-year-old high school student who is a summer worker at the Evangeline Parish Courthouse. He says ...

Summer jobs, even if hated, pay off for teens - KOMO News

June 25, 2015 - 5:21pm

KOMO News

Summer jobs, even if hated, pay off for teens
KOMO News
SEATTLE-- Now that school is out, teenagers are faced with a decision. Should they take the summer off, or get a job? New research suggests, no matter the task, getting a job as a teen might be worth it. A recent job fair at Renton Technical College ...

Big Heart Pet Brands to leave Pittsburgh, affecting 225 jobs - Tribune-Review

June 25, 2015 - 5:19pm

Big Heart Pet Brands to leave Pittsburgh, affecting 225 jobs
Tribune-Review
From the shale fields to the cooling towers, Trib Total Media covers the energy industry in Western Pennsylvania and beyond. For the latest news and views on gas, coal, electricity and more, check out On the Grid today.

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Where Big Data Jobs Are In 2015 - Midyear Update - Forbes

June 25, 2015 - 4:58pm

Forbes

Where Big Data Jobs Are In 2015 - Midyear Update
Forbes
The most in-demand skills are VMWare expertise, application development, open source technology, data warehousing and Python programming skills. Professional, scientific and technical services, information (IT), and manufacturing are the three ...

New Balance has reservations but still hopes trade pact will protect jobs - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

June 25, 2015 - 3:50pm

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

New Balance has reservations but still hopes trade pact will protect jobs
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
The Senate's fast-track approval Wednesday will make it easier for the president to push through the Trans-Pacific Trade Pact, which could affect 900 Maine jobs at the shoe factory. By Doug Harlow Staff Writer. dharlow@centralmaine.com | @Doug_Harlow ...

6 jobs with good pay and great prospects — if you've got the degree - USA TODAY College

June 25, 2015 - 2:39pm

USA TODAY College

6 jobs with good pay and great prospects — if you've got the degree
USA TODAY College
In the cutthroat world of post-graduation job-hunting, those with the most in-demand degrees are set up to thrive. Back that degree with the right skills, and you could land a job in a growing field that comes with a big salary upgrade. If you're a ...

Scott Walkers Jobs Program Didnt Work - Daily Beast

June 25, 2015 - 1:40pm

Daily Beast

Scott Walkers Jobs Program Didnt Work
Daily Beast
Why the Wisconsin governor's job-creation agency annoys conservatives and liberals alike—and might be the trickiest thing for him to explain to 2016 voters. Scott Walker, Wisconsin's conservative governor, is reputed to be one of the most divisive ...
Democrats call for Walker's jobs agency head to resignWashington Times

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SYKES to bring 500 jobs to Montgomery. Here's how to apply - AL.com

June 25, 2015 - 12:05pm

AL.com

SYKES to bring 500 jobs to Montgomery. Here's how to apply
AL.com
SKYES North America operations Senior Vice President Rob Duncan (right) and Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange announce that 500 new jobs will be created in Montgomery with the opening of a SYKES customer support center.
SYKES to invest $3M in Montgomery call center, add 500 jobsBirmingham Business Journal
SYKES call center to create 500 jobs in MontgomeryWDEF News 12

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Bristol-Myers Squibb to shift research jobs - WTNH Connecticut News

June 25, 2015 - 10:24am

WTNH Connecticut News

Bristol-Myers Squibb to shift research jobs
WTNH Connecticut News
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. says it will expand its presence in research centers in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and San Francisco, while cutting jobs in Connecticut. The biopharmaceutical company announced Thursday it will open a ...
Bristol-Myers to Close Sites, Cut 100 JobsWall Street Journal
Bristol-Myers Squibb to shift research jobs out of Conn.Waterbury Republican American

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General Mills plans to cut about 700 more jobs, only 20 in Minnesota - Minneapolis Star Tribune

June 25, 2015 - 8:48am

Minneapolis Star Tribune

General Mills plans to cut about 700 more jobs, only 20 in Minnesota
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The newest restructuring program will cost about $60 million and yield about $50 million in annual savings. By Evan Ramstad Star Tribune. June 25, 2015 — 5:45pm. itemprop. Glen Stubbe After restructuring its U.S. operations over the past year, General ...
General Mills to cut jobs under new restructuring planReuters
General Mills to slash up to 725 jobsThe Detroit News
General Mills plans to eliminate up to 725 jobs worldwideMinnPost
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Startups and Uber-like jobs will not solve America's employment woes - Fortune

June 25, 2015 - 8:00am

Fortune

Startups and Uber-like jobs will not solve America's employment woes
Fortune
An UberX driver checks the app to see where other drivers are located. Photograph by Evelyn Hockstein — The Washington Post via Getty Images. Before we send everyone to entrepreneurial training and encourage even more people to try and climb the ...