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Abattoir, apprenticeship program marks an era for Buzz Food Service | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON (AP) – Dickinson and Angela Gould are training meat cutters in their apprenticeship program while considering opening a future slaughterhouse, or slaughterhouse, early next year. It’s a busy time in the meat game. The Goulds own Buzz Food Service, a rare West Virginia business whose products transcend perception. From …

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900 Better.com employees learn their jobs are cut in Zoom call

About 900 digital mortgage company employees Better.com learned they were fired during a brutally scheduled three-minute group Zoom call weeks before Christmas. “I come to you with no good news,” CEO Vishal Garg said at the start of the Dec. 1 meeting, according to a recording of the call posted …

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Good news for Black Friday | News, Sports, Jobs

We are happy that local business owners and staff tell us that Black Friday went well, with “many families” keep our traders “very busy,” in the words of two downtown business owners. We hope this is an early sign that the hurdles that have plagued retailers – from pandemic lockdowns …

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Spend a week in Sevierville | News, Sports, Jobs

The statue of country singer-songwriter Dolly Parton graces the lawn of the Sevier County Courthouse in her hometown of Sevierville, Tennessee. Our first visit to Dandridge was on a rainy day so we didn’t stop to see a few of the sights along the way. We came back because we …

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Why isn’t the California economy adding more jobs faster? | State and regional

While employment in much of the United States has successfully recovered from the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, California remains one of the few states that has struggled to regain jobs at a pace comparable to that of the rest of the country. California continues to fall behind national stimulus …

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Stocks collapse after November jobs report – Five experts drop

The stock selloff continued on Friday, with employment growth in November weaker than expected. Concerns about what the omicron variant might do to the global economy have also weighed on the markets. Here’s what five experts had to say about Friday’s drop. Liz Young, head of investment strategy at SoFi, …

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Jobs report: what about the economy

The economy is on the road to recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, rattled by inflation or causing disappointment over job creation, depending on who you talk to. It’s probably all three, and what is happening from month to month seems like a surprise. This element of unpredictability might be the …

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Hard-to-Find Christmas Trees in Lycoming County | News, Sports, Jobs

Tebbs Retail Director Rachel Livermore (Williamsport) cites the 2008 economic crisis as one of the main reasons for the Christmas tree shortage that many are currently experiencing Santa may need additional guidance this year as Lycoming County has suffered a shortage of Christmas trees. Local Christmas tree vendors such as …

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WATCH: Biden reflects on positive November jobs report

US President Joe Biden praised the jobs report released Friday morning, saying it showed “America is back to work.” Watch Biden’s remarks in the player above. Speaking from the White House shortly after the Labor Department’s report was released, Biden touted the “incredible news” that the US unemployment rate fell …

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US Equity Futures Outperform Jobs Data, As Biden Tightens Travel Rules As Omicron Spreads; oil rises by 3%

Wall Street Sign Brendan McDermid / Reuters U.S. futures wobbled Friday ahead of monthly employment data, as Omicron’s cases spread. Oil rebounded after OPEC + signaled it was ready to adjust production if the Omicron variant hit demand. The dollar strengthened against various currencies, including the Turkish lira and the …

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