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.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state is laying off staffers at the Iowa Workforce Development agency, which provides services to unemployed residents.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State economic forecasters expect steady economic and job growth across most of the state industries through 2015.
The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants 12,000 new jobs created in the next five years.
UNO’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, College of Business Administration and Center for Public Affairs Research, recently released a report on immigrant economic impact.
A measure approved in last year’s legislature will provide grant funds to create partnerships between non-profit organizations and educational institutions.
The city of Omaha is putting $300,000 toward a new job training program for young people.