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Senate Speaker Ahmad Lawan praised President All Progressive Congress (APC) led by Muhammadu Buhari for committing more resources to diversifying the economy than any previous administration in the country. Lawan said no previous government had invested as many resources, especially in agriculture, as the Buhari government had. He spoke on Saturday during the commissioning of …

All states have significant shares of disgruntled, transitional and involuntary part-time workers. Although the U-3 rate does not measure these shares, the federal government captures this information in other ways. North Carolina residents would do well to look past the overall unemployment rate that gets the most media attention each month and supplement their understanding …

ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi has once again dismissed the scammers’ narrative urging Kenyans to work hard for a living, citing that glorifying poverty in the name of a nation of scammers is a negative approach to achieving a prosperous nation. Speaking when he attended the burial ceremony of the late Mzee Samuel Masikonde, a …

RALEIGH – North Carolina’s economy has seen a substantial recovery from the depths of the Great Suppression – that is, since the COVID-19 slowdown of 2020. Most businesses are back and operating. Schools and universities too. More employees than ever are working from home. This had positive consequences for worker satisfaction and traffic congestion (although …

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) – The City of Las Vegas, in partnership with Workforce Connections, will officially open the new Employ NV Career Center at Historic Westside School. Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Ward 5 City Councilor Cedric Crear and Ward 3 City Councilor Olivia Diaz will be joined by Workforce Connections CEO Jaime Cruz to cut the …

About 3.5 million mothers living with school-aged youth lost their jobs, took time off or left the workforce when Covid-19 struck last year, according to Census Bureau data. Today, the increase in Covid-19 cases is leading some schools in hundreds of districts to bring back virtual learning and again a burden on mothers. “Many women …

SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker on Thursday announced a $ 40 million Workforce Restoration Grant program aimed at getting more job seekers back to work, while helping sectors most affected by COVID- 19. Deputy Governor Andy Manar of Bunker Hill will co-chair the new Workforce Equity and Access Commission. Lewis and Clark Community College president …

An article from the Hollywood Reporter has just published Uma Thurman sharing her “darkest secret”: the Hollywood actress had an abortion in her late teens. THR cited the reason the revelation was, hopefully, “that some light would shine, reaching women and girls who might be ashamed of not being able to protect themselves and have …

Nonprofit career path provider Generation Australia has partnered with Xceptional to accelerate skills development and employment for people with neurodiverse. The pilot program plans to develop a talent pool for the technology sector. The first program is a 12-week, 5-day-a-week, bootcamp-style training course for people looking to secure employment as a cloud practitioner. It’s free, …

Belfast, Maine – Registration is now open for all professional development programs online through the Hutchinson Center at the University of Maine in Belfast. All upcoming professional development programs will be 20% off from September 15 to October 1. More information is available at the Hutchinson Center website. UMaine Hutchinson Centre’s professional development programs are …