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Local News (Bloggers & Personal)

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  • Construction at LG Electronics on schedule to begin production this fall (600 jobs in Tennessee)

    06/23/2018 3:17:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    WKFN-FM ^ | June 23, 2018 | Staff
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – (CLARKSVILLENOW) – Construction work is on schedule for the LG Electronic appliance plant to begin production this fall. The $250 million dollar plant, is the South Korean appliance maker’s first washing machine plant in the United States and will employee 600 workers in its first phase. According the Clarksville Montgomery County Industrial development Board, the plant will be operational by October and hiring is now underway. Jobs are posted at www.jobs4tn.gov.
  • Construction, hiring for Nucor steel mill in Sedalia nearly underway (250 jobs in Missouri)

    06/23/2018 3:00:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Sedalia Democrat ^ | June 22, 2018 | Nuria Martinez-Keel
    Preparations are in full swing for Nucor Steel Sedalia LLC as the company works to establish its steel rebar micro-mill. Nucor’s local staff are operating temporarily from the J.A. Lamy Manufacturing Co. building as they oversee the lengthy process of building the third steel micro-mill in the United States. Vice President and General Manager Kevin Van De Ven said Nucor is aiming to have the facility operational by the fourth quarter of 2019. Construction contractors are in the middle of compacting and leveling dirt before building can begin. The next step will involve receiving the necessary permits to start construction....
  • Chinese garment manufacturer hiring in Little Rock; Clothing maker began production in January

    06/22/2018 2:20:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Talk Business & Politics ^ | June 22, 2018 | Wesley Brown
    Chinese clothing maker that signed one of several deals with Gov. Asa Hutchinson to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. has begun production and posted “help wanted” signs on its newly-created website to fill vacancies at its new Little Rock port location. According to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) and Little Rock Pork Authority (LRPA) officials, the Arkansas affiliate of Chinese sport apparel manufacturer Suzhou Tianyuan Garments Company began production goods for Adidas in January – just short of the company’s goal to jumpstart the Central Arkansas facility in late 2017. In a ceremony at the State Capitol...
  • Paycom hiring event touts 100 open jobs (Oklahoma software jobs)

    06/21/2018 12:42:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Edmond Sun ^ | June 20, 2018 | Special to the Sun
    Paycom will host its second hiring event of 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, June 28, at Hilton Garden Inn at 2833 Conference Drive in Edmond. Paycom is considered a leading provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human capital management software. Candidates attending Paycom’s hiring event can meet with the technology company’s recruiters and hiring managers and interview on-site for more than 100 open positions in the departments of client services, new client setup, benefits administration and more. All roles offer enhanced compensation packages and are located at the Oklahoma City corporate headquarters at Rockwell and Memorial Road. Requirements for most...
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot gets $150M funding increase; hiring 100-plus (Pennsylvania)

    06/21/2018 12:14:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Times Leader ^ | June 20, 2018 | Bill O'Boyle
    TOBYHANNA — More than 100 new jobs are coming to the Tobyhanna Army Depot thanks to a $150 million increase in spending during federal fiscal year 2019 on WIN-T work — the development and maintenance of the Army’s most modern communications systems. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright said Wednesday the move represents a long-term shift from reliance on private defense firms to Tobyhanna. Tobyhanna Army Depot will conduct a job fair Saturday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Landing, Building 333, General Lemnitzer Street. “As a result of the increase in workload, we are hiring and are...
  • Concord call center hiring 550 people (North Carolina) [with poll to FReep]

    06/20/2018 11:20:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    A Colorado-based company is hiring 550 people for its Concord call center. TTEC (NASDAQ: TTEC), formerly TeleTech, plans to hold a job fair for the positions Tuesday, June 26, at the Concord offices, 4601 Corporate Drive NW. A press release from TTEC describes the company as a leading global customer experience technology and services provider focused exclusively on the design, implementation and delivery of transformative solutions for many of the world’s most iconic and disruptive brands. This event at the Concord location will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Job opportunities are available to provide customer care in healthcare,...
  • Three companies to hold upcoming job fairs (Alabama and elsewhere)

    06/19/2018 3:39:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WHNT-TV ^ | June 19, 2018 | Noel Geiger and Christine Mitchell
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Three Huntsville companies are searching for people with different skill sets this summer. Remington Arms Company, Mesker Doors and Torch Technologies will host their own job fairs in June and July. Below are the following details: JUNE: Who: Remington When: Thursday, June 21, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Where: 1816 Remington Trail SW (follow the signs on Wall Triana Highway) Why: Hiring for CNC Mill & Lathe Operators _____________________________________ Who: Torch Technologies When: Thursday, June 28, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where: The Freedom Center, 4090 South Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL Why: Seeking individuals with technical degrees...
  • Immigration Fight

    06/19/2018 6:13:54 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 80 replies
    06/19/2018 | Me
    I got into a fight over immigration over the weekend with my best friend. He loves hillary but we respect each other views for the most part. He started ripping me a new a one about Trump and the kids at the boarder calling it the holocaust and trump is the new hitler. I tried to explain that Clinton signed this into law in 1996 or 1997 and that its being going on every since then. He did not want to hear that. Its all Trumps fault. He is a very smart guy and i did not know where that...
  • Houston metro ranked No. 4 in job growth; No. 2 for adding new homes, Metrostudy says

    06/19/2018 12:00:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Community Impact Newspaper ^ | June 14, 2018 | Jules Rogers
    New jobs and homes are booming in the Greater Houston area: it is ranked No. 4 in the nation for top job growth markets and No. 2 for adding new homes. The data is from a new Metrostudy report released May 10 on the first three months of 2018; the report looked at the Houston economy’s job growth and population. With regard to employment growth, Houston came in below the New York, Dallas and Los Angeles metros with a total employment of 3,058,500 in February 2018. That is an annual growth of 67,100 jobs, or 2.2 percent, for Houston, according...
  • Mysterious wolf-like creature killed in Montana ID'd

    06/18/2018 1:34:37 PM PDT · by Boomer · 23 replies
    FNC Wild Nature ^ | 6/18/18 | Zoe Szathmary
    The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) revealed the identity of the mysterious wolf-like creature that was shot dead in the state last month. Officials confirmed in a news release Monday that DNA results proved the animal was a gray wolf.
  • Middletown business that Ivanka Trump visited is hiring (Ohio, $19.23/hr. first years wages)

    06/17/2018 7:08:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Journal-News ^ | June 17, 2018 | Eric Schwartzberg, Staff Writer
    MIDDLETOWN — A privately-owned steel tube supplier to the automotive and HVAC industries is looking to expand its workforce by as much as 21 percent. Middletown Tube Works at 2201 Trine St. manufactures steel tubing from coiled steel, which is automatically seam welded, cut and packaged to customers’ specifications. Founded in 1993, the company includes many production lines that are fast-paced and quality driven, according to Dustin Lepper, corporate director of human resources. The company employs 95 people and is hiring as many as 20 new employees, Lepper said. New hires typically move up quickly as many higher pay positions...
  • Iowa’s Employment Problem: Too Many Jobs, Not Enough People

    06/17/2018 6:17:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 1, 2018 | Shayndi Raice and Eric Morath
    MASON CITY, Iowa—Manufacturers in northern Iowa are begging Terry Schumaker for freshly trained workers for their factories. The problem is he doesn’t have enough students to train. “It’s not like we have the people beating down our door to apply,” said Mr. Schumaker, a dean at the North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City. It is a problem playing out in many parts of the Midwest, a region with lower unemployment and higher job-opening rates than the rest of the country. Employers, especially in more rural areas, are finding that there are just too few workers. That upends a...
  • Libertarians and NeverTrumpers take over the Republican Party of Texas

    06/17/2018 3:17:28 PM PDT · by lone star annie · 35 replies
    Vanity
    Looks like the Libertarians who were Ron Paul Supporters and the Nevertrumpers have taken over the Republican Party of Texas. The Chairman was the leader of the "Free the Delegates" at the National Convention and tried to prevent Donald Trump getting the nomination. After he was elected by the State Republican Executive Committee, to fill out an unexpired term, he fired many of the regular conservative employees and hired only his Libertarian and NeverTrump brethren after he promised to maintain the same staff.
  • Amazon to hire 1,000 for new furniture warehouse in Georgia

    06/16/2018 1:46:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Woodworking Network ^ | June 3, 2018 | Bill Esler
    JEFFERSON, Ga. - Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) formally announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Jefferson, Georgia. The 850,000 sq.ft. facility will help Amazon move more deeply into furniture and other large items. When opened, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 1,500 full-time employees at its existing facilities in the state. A warehouse currently operating in Jefferson describes positions as paying up to $11.50 per hour, and handling items up to 49 lbs. “Georgia has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to adding...
  • Trail Life USA takes part in Corpus Christi Procession

    06/16/2018 11:48:52 AM PDT · by davidwendell · 9 replies
    On May 31, Trailmen joined St. Joseph Parish in honoring Christ with a procession on the Feast of Corpus Christi. For approximately 800 years Catholics set aside the first Thursday after Trinity Sunday to acknowledge the awesome reality that Jesus meant what he said, “This is my Body” and “He who eats me will live because of me.” Along with the warning that, “Whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be answerable for the body and blood of the Lord.” The Feast of Corpus Christi and the procession with the Blessed...
  • Quinceañera dance at ICE detention center where dad is held

    06/15/2018 5:23:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    WCBI-TV ^ | June 11, 2018 | CBS News
    A girl dances in her quinceañera dress outside of the detention facility where her father is being held. He was detained by ICE over a year ago after living in the U.S. for nearly 30 years. A 15-year-old girl in Richmond, California, wanted to dance with her dad at her quinceañera, but the closest she could get was outside of the detention center where he is being held. So wearing a big ball gown, she and a partner danced in front of a crowd of people who had gathered outside the detention center to help raise awareness for detained immigrants....
  • Motor manufacturer announces $18M expansion in Tennessee (301 jobs)

    06/15/2018 2:47:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    The Nashville Business Journal ^ | June 15, 2018 | Jeff Griggs
    A Japanese manufacturer of electric motors will spend $18 million to expand its operations in an existing plant in Tennessee. State and company officials announced Friday that Nidec Motor Co. would be adding 301 jobs to its factory in Lexington. The expansion will include adding products to its current line and upgrading the facility in Henderson County, about 100 miles west of Nashville. “This is a big deal for Lexington and one of the largest economic development announcements we’ve had here since 2011,” Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said in a news release. “I appreciate Nidec for continuing to invest in...
  • The FBI’s Reckoning

    06/13/2018 7:35:10 AM PDT · by BuddieChronicle · 17 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Natasha Bertrand
    The Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General is rarely in the spotlight. But a highly anticipated report by the department’s internal watchdog will finally be released this week, ending a nearly 18-month investigation into whether the FBI acted improperly in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. The inspector general, Michael Horowitz—commonly referred to as the DOJ’s internal watchdog—announced in January 2017 that his office would examine allegations of misconduct surrounding former FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the probe into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. The news was welcomed by both Democrats—who felt that Comey had shattered Clinton’s...
  • Nestlé Finalizes Factory Deal in Trenton, MO for Future Manufacturing of Chef-mate® Products

    06/09/2018 6:09:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Cision PR Newswire ^ | June 4, 2018
    SOLON, Ohio, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nestlé announced that it has finalized the purchase agreement for the manufacturing assets in Trenton, MO that will support future production of the Chef-mate brand. Chef-mate is a leading brand in foodservice sold through Nestlé Professional, the out-of-home division of Nestlé S.A. The purchase of these assets will allow Nestlé to implement a focused and lean operation in Trenton while delivering the highest quality manufacturing for the Chef-mate brand. The Chef-mate brand was established in 1964. The product line features authentic comfort food classics like Chef-mate Country Sausage Gravy, Chef-mate Corned Beef...
  • Automotive giant investing $175 million and hiring hundreds in Grand Prairie (800 jobs in Texas)

    06/09/2018 4:46:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | June 6, 2018 | Steve Brown
    An automotive parts supplier is spending $175 million to expand an industrial building in Grand Prairie that it bought last year. Flex-N-Gate, a major supplier to General Motors' Arlington vehicle assembly plant, last summer purchased a new 430,186-square-foot industrial building at 2150 Bardin Road in Grand Prairie. Now, the Michigan-based company is expanding the industrial building that houses manufacturing operations. Flex-N-Gate plans to employ 800 people by early 2020. The company will also move its Texas division corporate offices to the Grand Prairie location. It's relocating operations starting in July from a smaller facility in Arlington to the Grand Prairie...