WBJournal | Economy & Labor http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economy & Labor en-us <![CDATA[Worcester man charged with fraud while running employment agency ]]> 2019-04-16T10:55:55
A Worcester man is facing federal charges after authorities say he lie
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<![CDATA[Bowditch courting new attorneys]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
Worcester law firm Bowditch & Dewey has rebranded as Bowditch as part
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<![CDATA[Succession planning for Hispanic businesses]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
One often-overlooked step in ensuring the future of a business is to c
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<![CDATA[Slow job growth, retirements chill biz confidence]]> 2019-04-03T11:20:59
Confidence levels among Massachusetts employers dipped in March, but r
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<![CDATA[Hydro project sought by Massachusetts gets boost in Maine]]> 2019-04-01T11:07:46
The staff of the Maine Public Utilities Commission has recommended a k
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<![CDATA[Prudence & accountability ]]> 2019-04-01T06:00:00
When done right, tax-increment financing deals are a win-win.
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<![CDATA[Greater Worcester unemployment down to 3.6%]]> 2019-03-27T11:48:16
According to Massachusetts labor and workforce officials, Greater Worc
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<![CDATA[Mass. unemployment down to 3% as education, health, science jobs grow ]]> 2019-03-22T11:10:56
The majority of the state's job gains in February coming from educatio
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<![CDATA[Application period for paid leave exemptions to start in April]]> 2019-03-21T11:25:22
Employers that already offer paid leave benefits to their workers will
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<![CDATA[New England tops in private employer compensation costs]]> 2019-03-21T10:34:47
Total compensation costs among private industry employers in New Engla
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2019-03-18T06:00:00
Who's on the move in Central Massachusetts?
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<![CDATA[Patients, consumers sound off on marijuana preferences]]> 2019-03-14T10:53:56
Medical marijuana patients and recreational consumers gave state regul
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<![CDATA[Hospitality job gains keep Mass. unemployment at 3.1%]]> 2019-03-08T11:35:06
The Massachusetts unemployment rate in January remained at 3.1 percent
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<![CDATA[Personal care attendants begin negotiations]]> 2019-03-06T13:36:15
Personal care attendants across Massachusetts, including an estimated
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<![CDATA[Business confidence strong, but slowing]]> 2019-03-05T11:26:23
Bay State employers felt better about the economy in February as optim
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<![CDATA[Hydropower pipeline to Mass. gains critical support]]> 2019-02-22T11:27:57
Maine Gov. Janet Mills said she is now behind a project to bring clean
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<![CDATA[Common misconceptions of the pass-through deduction]]> 2019-02-18T06:00:00
Even though the U.S. Tax Cut and Jobs Act is more than a year old, bus
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<![CDATA[Mass. added 5,600 jobs in December]]> 2019-02-07T14:43:09
The Massachusetts economy added 5,600 jobs in December, the state anno
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<![CDATA[Worcester Sox will be voice for oral health care, official says]]> 2019-02-06T16:23:45
Dr. Charles Steinberg wore three Red Sox World Series rings -- he hasn
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<![CDATA[Paid family and medical leave comes to Massachusetts]]> 2019-02-06T06:00:00
What to know about the state's new paid family and medical leave law,
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