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Latest Labor Items
More than three years after Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg committed $100 million toward remaking Newark's struggling schools, the district is engulfed in a dispute over proposed large-scale teacher layoffs that's threatening to derail wider reform efforts.
The U.S. Department of Education's lead official on adult and technical education is returning to Rhode Island to highlight President Barack Obama administration's priorities on workforce development, education and training.
The West Virginia Legislature has voted to grant teachers a $1,000 across-the-board pay increase and 2 percent raises for service personnel.
Challenges facing unique Maine industries such as boatbuilding and paper production will be discussed during the Manufacturing Summit at Pineland Farm in New Gloucester.
Sara Swinehart chucked her job as an autism therapist in Lafayette last summer to go on a cross-country bicycling adventure. The 27-year-old woman has yet to return to the workforce, living at her parent's home in Valparaiso while she weighs her job options.
The latest statistics show the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard contributed more than $400 million in civilian payroll during 2013.
A proposal from the federal government to make more specific workplace safety data available online could violate individuals' privacy and embarrass employers and workers, Maine officials said this week.
A Radford real estate developer who is also a member of a state board has been accused by the U.S. Labor Department of diverting funds from his company's pension plan.
The police chief reinstated to his job by the Simpsonville City Council wants more than $100,000 in back pay and a seven-year contract.