WBJournal | Economy & Labor http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Economy & Labor en-us <![CDATA[Kennedy Community Health Center a leader on LGBTQ equality]]> 2018-04-18T14:16:47
The Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, based in Worcester, has
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<![CDATA[2ovens restaurant in Shrewsbury a casualty of Bertucci's bankruptcy]]> 2018-04-18T10:31:30
A concept restaurant in Shrewsbury from Bertucci's called 2ovens has c
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<![CDATA[IPAC became a global leader with a superior workforce]]> 2018-04-16T06:00:00
IPAC produces hundreds of millions of fiberglass products each year, o
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<![CDATA[Staples lays off 177 after few months under new owner]]> 2018-03-28T11:48:50
Staples laid off 177 workers in January who are eligible for financial
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<![CDATA[February brings in 13,7000 Mass. jobs as unemployment rate remains 3.5%]]> 2018-03-23T11:41:30
Massachusetts saw a gain of 13,700 jobs last month, including 13,100 f
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<![CDATA[Construction, hospitality, scientific jobs among the 29,000 gained in 2017]]> 2018-03-14T10:54:17
Massachusetts lost 6,100 jobs in January, but the unemployment rate re
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<![CDATA[Baker signs OSHA bill for public workers]]> 2018-03-14T10:49:52
All public workers in Massachusetts will operate under the same safety
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<![CDATA[MTD Micro Molding hires for personality, trains later]]> 2018-03-13T13:48:27
MTD Micro Molding, a medical-focused micro mold manufacturing company
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<![CDATA[Boardroom Gap: Financial & cultural pressures creating more gender diversity]]> 2018-03-05T06:00:00
Business leadership is moving toward gender equality through legislati
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<![CDATA[Worcester chamber urges voke-tech support]]> 2018-03-02T10:48:24
A statewide coalition of educators, businesspeople and community organ
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<![CDATA[Drug trafficking conviction would bar employment in legal pot industry]]> 2018-03-01T10:41:33
People with a prior conviction for trafficking in drugs other than mar
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<![CDATA[Union members rally at Worcester City Hall]]> 2018-02-27T11:15:27
Dozens of union members in Worcester joined their counterparts across
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<![CDATA[Saint-Gobain strives for a happy workplace]]> 2018-02-20T13:31:22
Building materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain has been recognized as a
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<![CDATA[Viewpoint: Nonprofits and for-profits should collaborate ]]> 2018-02-19T06:00:00
Profits vs. prophets. That is a simplistic way to view the difference
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<![CDATA[Boardroom Gap: Central Mass. businesswomen in leadership feel marginalized]]> 2018-02-19T06:00:00
Many women in business are often one of few women - if not the o
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<![CDATA[Economist: Low unemployment rate unsustainable ]]> 2018-02-16T10:49:13
At the Economic Forecast Forum on Friday in Worcester, the senior poli
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<![CDATA[Fidelity Bank to give raises, bonuses after tax cuts]]> 2018-02-14T10:42:37
Because of the federal tax changes, Fidelity Bank in Leominster said o
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<![CDATA[Amazon HQ2 in Mass. could require legislation, Baker says]]> 2018-02-09T10:30:33
Amazon doesn't quite fit into the state's current set of job-boosting
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<![CDATA[Milford-area lawmakers working to help shuttered bottling plant workers]]> 2018-02-05T11:32:47
If efforts to prevent the closure of a beer bottle plant and the loss
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<![CDATA[JetBlue workers threaten strike at Logan]]> 2018-02-05T11:25:35
Hundreds of workers employed by JetBlue subcontractors at Logan Airpor
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