ATLANTA (AP) — Herschel Walker campaigns for the U.S. Senate as a champion of free enterprise and advocate for the mentally ill, felons and others at the margins of society.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new report on Wisconsin employment shows the state is just about where it was before the coronavirus pandemic hit, but that the recovery has been uneven.
Total employment is down about 2.4%, or about 69,500 jobs from December 2019, according to the analysis from the non-partisan Wisconsin Policy Forum.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota residents who came into work during the height of the coronavirus pandemic will soon be collecting bonus pay.
Workers who are eligible for so-called hero pay can begin applying online Wednesday morning and will have up to 45 days to sign up, Minnesota Gov.
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s economic growth slowed in February amid declines in the production of cars, computers and chemicals.
Gross domestic product increased just 0.1% from a month earlier, down from the 0.8% growth reported in January, the Office for National Statistics said Monday.
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Pentair, a leading water treatment company, plans to acquire a Wisconsin manufacturer of commercial ice machines for $1.6 billion.
Pentair, headquartered in London and managed out of Golden Valley, Minnesota, has a definitive agreement to buy Manitowoc Ice, based in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Food Bank has a new executive chef and program manager for its Recipe for Success-Culinary Job Training Program.
Bradley Labarre, of Manchester, has been volunteering with the food bank for more than eight years.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — More than 2,000 Connecticut restaurants, caterers and food service operators are still waiting to receive federal COVID-19 relief funds, with many saying it's unlikely they can remain in business without the financial assistance, according to the Connecticut Restaurant Association.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A staff shortage at a city-owned ski area in Alaska where workers are paid less than the state minimum wage contributed to skiers having to wait an hour and a half in line for lift tickets and rentals this month.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The unemployment rate in Iowa fell sightly to 3.7% in November from 3.9% in October as jobs were added in food service, professional and business services, health care and construction.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fire crews were able to repair an ammonia leak at a Las Vegas food processing plant before it turned into a more serious incident.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue officials said in a news release they received several 9-1-1 calls Saturday shortly before 10 p.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — A union representing the largest group of food service workers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport went on strike Monday — during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year — to amplify concerns over wages, health insurance and retirement contributions.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A former information technology worker at North Carolina Central University has been accused of embezzling $900,000 from the school, officials said.
Kenya M. Ward, 44, of Durham, is charged with one count of embezzlement of state property, according to an arrest warrant.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth-Hitchcock says just like other health care providers, it too, is experiencing staff shortages during the coronavirus pandemic that range from nursing positions to food service workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is sparking confusion and whiplash almost as fast as it’s adding jobs.
LONDON (AP) — The number of workers on U.K. corporate payrolls dropped by 0.2% in March as young people were hardest hit by coronavirus restrictions that closed bars, restaurants and hotels, according to the latest government statistics...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday he is giving county officials the power to add for-hire drivers and restaurant workers to the list of people eligible for a coronavirus vaccine...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association is seeking a court order from a federal judge to block Gov...
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts restaurants will soon be able seat up to 10 people at a table and use their bar areas to serve food, Gov...
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A Colombian fast food chain is planning to turn its branches into automated restaurants at a moment when the coronavirus pandemic has slammed the food service industry worldwide...
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Every day, grocery workers are restocking toilet paper, eggs, produce and canned goods as fast as the items fly off the shelves.
They disinfect keypads, freezer handles and checkout counters as hundreds of people weave around them, sometimes standing too close for comfort amid the coronavirus pandemic.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The coronavirus has delivered a severe blow to Wisconsin dairy farmers who rely on selling milk to restaurants, schools and the hospitality industry.
About one-third of Wisconsin dairy products, mainly cheese, are sold in the food service trade, the Journal Sentinel reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — All 50 U.S. states now have confirmed cases of the new coronavirus as West Virginia's governor announced the first positive test in his state on Tuesday evening...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says it has identified an acute case of hepatitis A infection in a food service worker, and that other people may have been exposed...
Robots aren't replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report...
Federal investigators have ordered a Twin Cities food service provider to pay nearly $400,000 in back wages and interest to 98 female employees who were paid less than their male counterparts at the company’s Roseville facility.
SEATTLE (AP) — Looking for a plastic straw to sip your soda? It's no longer allowed in Seattle bars and restaurants...
The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, which also provides public health services for the Putnam County Health Department, is scheduling hepatitis A vaccination clinics for restaurant and food service employees in Kanawha and Putnam counties as part of its response to the national Hepatitis A outbreak.
Every college student could use a little help. Chains, such as Starbucks, offer employees a College Achievement Plan. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “The restaurant industry has one of the worst employee retention rates.
NORFOLK - Food service workers at Norfolk Public Schools collected more than 1,200 food items over the past three weeks in their first-ever holiday fundraiser for the Good Neighbors food pantry.
Lunchtime Solutions Food Service Director Scott Thompson says he wanted to do something where the staff could give back to the community.
DONNELLSON – Central Lee Community School District has a new food service director after 10 years.
Amy Fogarty of Donnellson started working as the district’s new food service director this month.
The Yellowstone Valley Chapter Society for Human Resource Management 2017 board members are: Jan Knutson, human resources director at Youth Dynamics, PHR/SHRM-CP board president; Deby Murch, executive administrator at Valley Federal Credit Union, PHR/SHRM-CP president elect and past president; Sherri Lynn Houston, business development manager at Employment Source, co-VP of membership; Rachel Meech, M.Ed, director of client services and solutions at It Starts With Me Health, CHES foundation director and co-VP of membership; Ryan Callan, M.S., HR business partner at Associated Employers, SHRM-CP certification chair; Paula S.
Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, between Feb. 10 and March 10, 2017, conducted food service inspections, at the following 18 establishments where food is served..
Businesses around the Triangle and across the country stayed closed Thursday as part of a national protest over President Donald Trump's executive actions on immigration.
The hardest hit industry was food service, where immigrant labor makes up the majority, up to 70 percent in big cities like New York.
About 700,000 of Washington’s lowest-paid workers got a raise this week when the state’s minimum wage increased to $11 per hour.
At Children’s Montessori Center in Spokane Valley, that means bigger paychecks for some staff members, but also higher monthly rates for families enrolled at the child care center.