Wed., June 27, 2012 2:07pm
The report identifies state-by-state growth rates of healthcare industry jobs by analyzing attributes such as the demand for occupations and education in healthcare.
Tue., June 12, 2012 4:10pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to reduce the number of federal inspectors in chicken processing plants. The USDA plan would eliminate as many as 800 inspector positions. Visual inspection of the chickens would fall to plant workers. Federal inspectors would focus on areas of the plant where bacteria could grow.
Mon., June 11, 2012 1:00pm
An Alabama career center is helping a west Georgia manufacturer with its goal of filling 130 positions. West Point, Ga.-based Powertech America Inc. hopes to fill the positions on its production and maintenance teams and in other areas including purchasing, accounting and quality control
Thu., June 7, 2012 1:53pm
Public sector employees account for 16 percent of all Georgia jobs. State and local governments have trimmed payrolls by about 8,000, or 5 percent, since the recession.
Mon., April 16, 2012 3:00am
With the economy slowly reviving, federal funding to retrain the unemployed is back to pre-recession levels. Georgia workforce development officers say, they counted on federal stimulus funds to double their worker training programs.
Wed., April 4, 2012 1:38pm
The Great Dane facility is opening for production following a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new plant comes little more than a year after the company broke ground on its newest manufacturing plant in Statesboro. Great Dane's new plant is expected to bring more than 400 jobs to the area.
Wed., March 28, 2012 3:53pm
PyraMax will create 60 new full-time manufacturing jobs. The company manufactures a ceramic pellet that's used nationwide in oil and gas fields to create energy.
Thu., March 15, 2012 2:42pm
The $200 million Caterpillar facility along the border of Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties is creating 1,400 jobs. But University of Georgia economic forecaster Jeff Humphreys predicts more openings will emerge.
Tue., March 6, 2012 5:56pm
Executives at Tift Regional Medical Center say they are eliminating about 40 positions to cut costs.
Fri., February 17, 2012 12:18pm
Caterpillar says it is building a new manufacturing plant in Georgia, which company officials say is expected to employ 1,400 workers in the state. The company, which is based in Peoria, Ill., said in a statement Friday morning that the planned 1-million-square-foot plant is being built near Athens.