With tag: jobs
Shumlin Proclaims October Tech Month
Governor Shumlin is highlighting the upcoming "hackathon" and
"tech jam" as ways to bring high-paying, high-tech jobs to the state.
Local Food Achievements Celebrated
than a year and half after Vermont
launched a plan to boost its food and farm economy, organizers are celebrating
Job Help Still Available For Vets With Brain Injuries
By Steve Zind
estimated one in five veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq suffers from traumatic brain injury, also known as
years ago Vermont received a $951,000 grant to help veterans
suffering from TBI find jobs. But to
date only a handful of vets have taken advantage of the program. The
reasons for this illustrate the challenges facing service providers and vets
with brain injuries.
Vermont In Top 12 For Job Growth
A new study from Arizona State University says Vermont was among the top 12 states for job growth from July
of 2011 to July of this year.
Vt. Unemployment Climbs
Vermont's unemployment rate has climbed again. The state Department of Labor says
the rate for July was 5.7 percent. That's up two-tenths of a
percentage point from July.
Mattress Company Plans To Move To Manchester
By Susan Keese
A New York company that makes mattresses for
hotels and hospitals is moving its operations to Manchester.
WCW Incorporated, which employs just over 100
people, is currently located in three buildings in Hoosick , New
York. It also has a call center in Bennington.
Biotech Company To Open In Newport With 200 Jobs
By Ross Sneyd
A South Korean biotechnology company has announced that it
will open a new factory in Newport
and create 200 jobs. The
company is AnC Bio and it manufactures medical equipment, including
Have Justice, Will Work Pro Bono
By Susan Keese
Facing federal spending cuts, a program that provides representation for domestic violence
victims, Have Justice Will
Travel, has laid off staff in Bennington and
Randolph, but that hasn't stopped lawyers from showing up in court.