- Auto parts supplier plans $95 million new plant in Detroit Updated: May-24-16 11:59 am
DETROIT - Auto parts supplier Flex-N-Gate plans to invest $95 million in a new Detroit plant that's expected to create at least 650 jobs.
- Americans have disparate access to retirement plans Updated: May-24-16 11:02 am
Americans who want to retire may face very unequal paths to get there depending on where they live.
- Novelis expecting to create over 200 jobs in upstate NY Updated: May-24-16 12:38 am
SCRIBA, New York - Novelis, Inc. says it expects to create 250 jobs over the next four years at its newly expanded aluminum plant on Lake Ontario.
- Gov: Mako medical labs to create 100 new jobs in New Mexico Updated: May-23-16 8:08 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Mako Medical Laboratories will partner with Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute to establish a location in Albuquerque, creating 100 new jobs.
- Wages, jobs lead governor's race as campaign reports filed Updated: May-23-16 7:09 pm
HELENA, Montana - Money, wages and jobs dominated Montana's gubernatorial race on Monday, as Gov. Steve Bullock and Republican Greg Gianforte filed their latest campaign finance reports and as both continued to make high-paying jobs a central issue of the campaign.
- GOP leaders criticize loan package for hedge fund Updated: May-23-16 6:05 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Republican leaders in the Connecticut General Assembly are criticizing plans by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration to approve a $22 million loan and grant package for one of the world's largest hedge funds.
- New Mexico joining effort to rehabilitate historic theaters Updated: May-23-16 11:55 am
RATON, New Mexico - For years, the Shuler Theater in this once-booming New Mexico mining town sat empty in a desolate downtown. It had long passed its heyday as a hot spot for Italian immigrants and Hispanic workers who visited to take in a traveling show or a newly released movie.
- GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia Updated: May-23-16 11:50 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil.
- NY school solar program off to slow start, now regrouping Updated: May-23-16 10:16 am
ALBANY, New York - An ambitious program to install solar panels at New York's public schools, already off to a slow start, has to recruit a new partner after the financial collapse of one of the nation's largest solar companies.
- Furniture cut-and-sew job tax credit continues until 2019 Updated: May-22-16 7:52 pm
TUPELO, Mississippi - It's not clear how many furniture makers use Mississippi's $2,000-a-job tax credit, but they have it for 2½ more years.
- 2 Kentucky groups get federal grants to help poverty areas Updated: May-22-16 5:38 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A group will receive a $250,000 federal grant to help low-income communities develop businesses and create jobs in eastern Kentucky.
- Winners announced in Michigan APME newspaper contest Updated: May-22-16 2:12 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Newspapers in Detroit, Flint and Greenville were named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Michigan Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition.
- Arkansas' unemployment rate hits record low of 3.9 percent Updated: May-20-16 11:23 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - State officials say Arkansas' unemployment rate has hit a record low, dropping to 3.9 percent in April.
- Comcast hopes student population will help staff call center Updated: May-20-16 10:47 am
FORT COLLINS, Colorado - Comcast hopes the large student population in Fort Collins will help it fill 600 new jobs it's creating at a planned call center in the city.
- Top Boston tourism official pleads not guilty to extortion Updated: May-19-16 5:05 pm
BOSTON - Boston's top tourism official pleaded not guilty Thursday to pressuring a production company into hiring union workers by withholding required city permits and approvals for a music festival.
- Wage increase for Community Care workers heads to Senate Updated: May-19-16 4:20 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois House has approved a measure that would increase wages for the hundreds of thousands of workers who care for seniors.
- Massachusetts unemployment rate down to 4.2 percent in April Updated: May-19-16 3:26 pm
BOSTON - Massachusetts' jobs outlook is continuing to improve.
- Company looks to expand in Des Moines, create 1,000 jobs Updated: May-19-16 1:41 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A New Jersey-based multinational corporation is looking to expand its presence in Des Moines with plans to create over 1,000 additional jobs.
- East Texas electronic bingo venue opens on tribal site Updated: May-19-16 1:39 pm
LIVINGSTON, Texas - Feel like gambling?
- Kraft Heinz to reimburse state $200K grant Updated: May-19-16 10:59 am
BREINIGSVILLE, Pennsylvania - Kraft Heinz says it will reimburse Pennsylvania for $200,000 the state chipped in two years ago to help expand a Lehigh Valley plant that's set to close.
- Software provider Blackbaud adding 300 jobs in Charleston Updated: May-19-16 7:31 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - A company that provides computer software and other services for nonprofits and charities is expanding its headquarters in Charleston and plans to add 300 jobs during the next five years.
- Youngstown State receives $1M gift for scholarships, jobs Updated: May-19-16 12:59 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A northeast Ohio car dealer has pledged a $1 million gift to Youngstown State University to endow a scholarship fund and to help the school create campus jobs for students.
- Federal panel: Pacific trade pact would deliver modest gains Updated: May-18-16 6:58 pm
WASHINGTON - A contentious trade deal between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim nations would give the U.S. economy a modest boost, an independent federal agency reported Wednesday.
- Q&A: How new US overtime rules could help or hurt employees Updated: May-18-16 6:31 pm
WASHINGTON - More pay? Or just fewer work hours?
- Washington jobless rate holds steady at 5.8 percent Updated: May-18-16 1:59 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state added more than 11,000 new jobs from March to April, but the state's unemployment rate continues to hover at 5.8 percent.