With signs of a weakening economy spreading and financial markets gyrating, Friday’s monthly jobs report will be watched for any evidence that the turmoil might be threatening the critically important U.S. job market.
Indiana jobless rate remains steady at 3.6% in May
Indiana’s labor-force participation rate—the percentage of the state’s population that is either employed or actively seeking work—dipped from 65.3% in April to 65% in May.Read More
Retailers will likely have a tough time attracting holiday help again this year. Unemployment is near a 50-year low, and people can be pickier about where they work.
Two key indicators—hiring for temporary-help positions and weekly working hours—have declined this year even as unemployment has remained near a half-century low.
In an era that has witnessed a steady loss of manufacturing jobs, wealth positions hold one major distinct advantage: Because these jobs require personal interaction, they are immune to the threat of automation and outsourcing.
The proposed 17% increase would bring the premiums paid by companies to a level recommended by the federal government, which is meant to prepare the unemployment fund for the next recession.
Indiana’s labor-force participation rate rose from 65.2% to 65.3% in March, remaining ahead of the national rate of 63.2%.
The former CEO of Angie’s List is using big data and machine learning to try to solve an emerging problem in Indiana—a stagnate and soon-to-be shrinking workforce.
The company’s goal is to find talented people who live out of state but have a connection to Indiana—then lure them here to live and work.
Private sector employment in Indiana grew by 4,400 in February over the previous month and is up more than 40,400 over the last year, the state said Friday.
The company said in a statement the closure would help it “reduce complexity, improve efficiency and enhance customer service.”
KGP Telecommunications LLC says a major customer recently reduced its business with the firm, necessitating the layoffs at two Warsaw facilities.
The animal-welfare group said Thursday that David Horth has been promoted from interim to permanent CEO. He follows a longtime local not-for-profit leader who was abruptly terminated in late July.
Gaylor Electric would spend $4.4 million to build a 49,000-square-foot prefabrication facility. It has requested tax incentives on the project that would save it more than $500,000.
The Memphis, Tennessee-based company did not say how many positions it wants to eliminate or from what locations. But its Indianapolis International Airport hub is part of the Express division that will be targeted for the buyouts.