The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows. THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits rose by 13,000 last week to 260,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
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By | Oct 20, 2016 - 11:06 am
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers boosted output modestly last month, led by greater production of construction supplies, autos and petroleum products.
By | Oct 6, 2016 - 05:54 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Oct. 6, 2016) – Verizon is seeking candidates for 85 full-time positions in Arkansas.
By | Oct 3, 2016 - 04:16 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two manufacturers in Little Rock have announced plans for a $6.4 million expansion that will create 43 new jobs.
By | Sep 27, 2016 - 04:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Labor Department is investigating possible abuses of employees by Wells Fargo in connection with the bank's alleged efforts to open millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals.
By | Sep 26, 2016 - 03:19 pm
Sam's plans to hire approximately 175 associates to staff the new Sam’s Club, located at 1250 South Amity Road in Conway, which is slated to open this winter.
By | Sep 24, 2016 - 06:18 pm
Conway Regional Health hosts job fair The Conway Regional Nursing and Retention Council is hosting a Job Fair for nurses and medical technologists from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Conway Regional Medical Center Auditorium.
By | Sep 21, 2016 - 10:52 am
MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) — A fuel-cell manufacturer has notified local officials that it will shut its plant in Magnolia, putting about 300 people out of work in south Arkansas.
By | Sep 20, 2016 - 06:07 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A coalition of 21 states is suing the U.S. Department of Labor over a new rule that would make more higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay.
By | Sep 20, 2016 - 02:57 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — State officials say unemployment in Arkansas remained unchanged in August at 3.9 percent. The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services said Tuesday that unemployment in the state is one full percentage point lower than the national rate of 4.9 percent.
By | Sep 20, 2016 - 12:38 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's unemployment rate inched up a tenth of a point to 3.2 percent in August, according to a state report issued Tuesday.
By | Sep 20, 2016 - 12:35 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's unemployment rate continues to fall. The Department of Employment and Workforce said Tuesday that the August unemployment rate is 5.1 percent, down from 5.2 percent the month before and the fourth straight month the rate has declined.
By | Sep 20, 2016 - 12:31 pm
The Department of Employment and Workforce said Tuesday that the August unemployment rate is 5.1 percent, down from 5.2 percent the month before and the fourth straight month the rate has declined. The 5.1 percent rate is the lowest in at least 15 years.
By | Sep 20, 2016 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's plans to hire about 83,000 people for the busy holiday shopping season, about equal to the number of hires last year.
By | Aug 30, 2016 - 11:56 am
Sept. 1 — Local hiring event hosted by Conway Dept. of Workforce Services from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, 1501 Scott St., Conway.