2:00 pm
Thu April 9, 2015

Growing disconnect between where people live, where jobs are

A new report says fewer jobs are available to some Omahans depending on where they live in the metro area.

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General News
1:00 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Heartland 2050: vision plan looks at transportation, workforce, welcoming communities

Attracting a young and skilled workforce and being a welcoming community are among the goals identified in the Heartland 2050 Vision.

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1:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Omaha's purchase of 68 acre site for industrial development on hold

Negotiations between the city and northeast Omaha landowners for a 68-acre site are on hold.

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11:52 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Iowa Gov. Branstad signs bill to boost apprenticeships

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill that provides increased state funding and coordination for an apprenticeship program to train workers in skilled jobs including those in construction and information technology.

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12:56 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Group seeks to put minimum wage increase on November ballot

A petition drive begins Monday to place a minimum wage increase on the November ballot in Nebraska.

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7:57 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Group will push for Nebraska minimum wage increase

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage in Nebraska are planning to gather signatures for a November ballot measure that would raise it to $9 an hour by 2016.

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8:06 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Governor touts Nebraska jobs for veterans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman is hoping to lure military veterans to Nebraska with a campaign touting good jobs for vets.

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Council Bluffs
11:20 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Tyson adding about 140 jobs at Council Bluffs site

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Tyson Fresh Meats will be adding around 140 jobs at a Council Bluffs plant, now that Tyson has won more than $950,000 in Iowa tax credits.

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8:16 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Nebraska minimum wage bills get mixed response

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Proposals to raise the minimum wage in Nebraska are drawing support from advocates who say they would help the working poor, and opposition from business groups that say it would do just the opposite.

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1:00 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Iowa Workforce Development to lay off employees

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state is laying off staffers at the Iowa Workforce Development agency, which provides services to unemployed residents.

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