Tag: jobs

kroger

Kroger seeks to fill 40 jobs in the Shenandoah Valley

Kroger is having job fairs Saturday (May 14) to fill approximately 40 jobs in the Shenandoah Valley.


hillary clinton

Clinton talks challenge of balancing work, family in Virginia event

Hillary Clinton began a two-day tour of Virginia and Kentucky where she will meet with women and young families to discuss issues important to them.


randy forbes

Randy Forbes: My first job taught me this

While I worked a number of summer jobs over the years, I still smile when I remember my early days of glass bottle recycling entrepreneurship.


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Clinton plan could create jobs for 65,000 young unemployed Virginians

Hillary Clinton unveiled her $125 billion economic revitalization initiative for America’s underserved communities, predominately communities of color.


robert hurt

House approves two Robert Hurt jobs bills

The House of Representative passed the Capital Markets Improvement Act by a vote of 265-159 on Wednesday.


revenues

Report: Number of people working in Virginia highest ever

Virginia’s employment level reached 3,856,100 in December 2015, the highest in the Commonwealth’s history.


Job Opening: Waynesboro YMCA seeks childcare aides

Waynesboro YMCA Childcare is looking for 2 part time aides for our school age classrooms. Hours will be 3-5:30, Monday-Friday, with the occassional potential for more hours on days that school is out due to teacher workdays, inclement weather, or holidays.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt: A bipartisan, bicameral effort to create jobs

During my time in Congress, I have been laser-focused on enacting pro-growth policies to provide hardworking people across the country opportunities for new, good-paying jobs in their communities. This remains my top priority, as too many Fifth District Virginians continue to look for work.


business

Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board pushes skill enhancement training

Programs administered by the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board provide businesses and workers in the Shenandoah Valley a variety of options for maintaining a highly-skilled workforce.


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Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center ushers in new name

Elizabeth Creamer, advisor for workforce development to Virginia’s Secretary of Commerce and Trade, will speak at the July 1 ceremony celebrating the new name for the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center.


American National University in Harrisonburg to host career fair

Community members thinking about a career change or in search of employment will want to attend the career fair at the Harrisonburg campus of American National University, located at 1515 Country Club Rd., on Thursday, June 11 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.


business

Governor announces training initiative to transition veterans into advanced manufacturing

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) has launched a new advanced manufacturing training program for active duty soldiers preparing for the civilian workforce and veterans who have recently transitioned to civilian life.


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Tuesday workshop for employers of immigrants in Harrisonburg

Virginia Organizing and NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center will host a workshop featuring a senior trial attorney from the Department of Justice, Office of Special Council for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, Lisa Zamd, to provide information for employers on how to avoid discrimination in hiring practices.


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Virginia workforce system to pilot talent pipeline management practices

Virginia has been selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation as one of only seven state and regional partnerships across the country to receive a $50,000 grant award as part of a one year Talent Pipeline Management initiative targeted at closing the workforce skills gap.


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Bechtel Corporation to invest $10 million in relocation, expansion, adding 700 jobs in Fairfax County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Bechtel Corporation, one of the world’s largest engineering, construction and project management companies, will invest $10 million to relocate its Frederick, Maryland operation to Fairfax County as a result of global restructuring. The project will create 700 new jobs.


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Tim Kaine invites Botetourt County educator as guest to State of the Union

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine announced that his guest at Tuesday’s Presidential State of the Union Address will be Lisa Barnett, Coordinator for Career and Technical Education for Botetourt County Public Schools.


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Sens. Warner and Kaine introduce bipartisan Startup Act

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) today led a bipartisan group of six Senate colleagues in introducing The Startup Act to jumpstart investment and job creation by new businesses.


Governor McAuliffe announces premiere of Point of Honor pilot on Amazon.com

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Thursday the premiere of the pilot episode of Point of Honor on Amazon.com. The series, filmed entirely in Virginia, follows a Virginia family and its courageous struggles during the Civil War.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt bill to encourage small public company growth passes House

Congressman Robert Hurt released a statement after the House passage of H.R. 37, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act, which removes unnecessary federal regulations hindering job growth.


virginia

Governor McAuliffe announces $1.5 million in farmland preservation grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the recipients of fiscal year 2015 farmland preservation grants. Six localities have been awarded more than $1,581,000 from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.


Delegate Rush proposes affordable flat-fee degree for high-demand fields

Delegate Nick Rush (R-Montgomery) introduced legislation Monday to make college more affordable for students pursuing degrees in high-demand fields.


democrats republicans

Unleash the hounds: Bob McDonnell, oppo research and Richmond

Bob McDonnell is about to pull two years of hard time in a federal prison for accepting loans and gifts from a political benefactor.


business

Nulife Glass to invest $5.9 million to establish first Virginia operation in Bristol

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that Nulife Glass will invest $5.9 million to establish its first Virginia operation in the City of Bristol. A Manchester, England-based company, Nulife provides a complete and sustainable recycling service for all types of cathode ray tube (CRT) glass.


randy forbes

Randy Forbes: Reflections on what a Republican majority means for 2015

As we look to a new year and a new Congress, we have before us a unique opportunity with a Republican majority in both Houses.


bob goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte: Stopping unconstitutional immigration actions

Congress has not yet agreed on how to reform the immigration system, but the president has decided to ignore the Constitution and alter the law without new statutes. This is a slap in the face of the American people, who voted on November 4th to change the way Washington operates.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt votes for bill restoring 40-hour work week requirement to ObamaCare

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) voted in favor of two bills that Republicans are touting as protecting American workers from President Obama’s healthcare law.


business

Forced to play the PR game: Cops, teachers

NYPD cops literally turning their backs on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as part of their effort to gain the upper hand in labor contract negotiations are playing a hand we’ve seen played by another group that is masterful at getting attention to its plight for more pay: teachers.


Coperion Corporation to expand Wythe County manufacturing operation, create 22 new jobs

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Coperion Corporation, in collaboration with local real estate developer WYCO, LLC (William Ellenbogen Managing Member), will invest a total of more than $3 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Wythe County.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt: A New Year, a new Congress

As this year comes to a close, so too does the 113th Congress. I believe that we as a country have much to look forward to as a new year and a new 114th Congress begin.


Taming the climate debate

The climate controversy is one of the world’s most important discussions. At stake are billions of dollars, countless jobs, and, if U.N. representatives who met in Peru are right, the fate of the global environment itself.


business

Boost business by raising minimum wage

As a restaurant owner operating in four states and looking to expand, I’m happy to see the minimum wage going up in 21 states to kick off the new year. I’d like to see the federal minimum wage increase as well to benefit business and our economy nationwide.


Press Conference: Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo talks with reporters on Wednesday. The Cowboys (11-4) play the Washington Redskins (4-11) on Sunday.


virginia

Governor McAuliffe announces more than $700K in Community Development Block Grants for Charles City, Wise

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Monday more than $700,000 in Community Development Block Grants for the Counties of Charles City and Wise.


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U.S. sinking into lawlessness: And why might that be?

Conservative commentators are telling us in the wake of the senseless murders of two New York City cops on Saturday that the U.S. is about to sink into lawlessness because of the poisoned atmosphere surrounding ongoing protests of police killings of civilians in Missouri, Staten Island, Cleveland and a growing list of American cities.


virginia

Governor McAuliffe announces $1 million investment in Carroll County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that Thomas Automation Management, LLC (TAM), an automation firm that solves industrial IT problems for companies around the world, will invest $1 million to expand its operation in Carroll County, creating 15 new jobs.