Judge denies request to release Steve Jobs trial video

A California judge has denied a request by media companies to release a videotaped deposition of Apple’s Steve Jobs, taken six months before his death in 2011. Jobs’s taped deposition was used in a class-action lawsuit, which had been in court for a decade, that argued Apple abused its monopoly power in the music industry. […]

Shale jobs contribute to Pennsylvania’s economy

According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, Pennsylvania ranked 48 out of the 50 states in job growth last year. This month, the ranking climbed to 42. Pennsylvania has created more than 100,000 private sector jobs since Gov. Tom Corbett took office four years ago, Read More (External Link to PABusinessCentral.com)

Investments in 20 PA Airports to Upgrade Facilities, Support more than 8,400 Jobs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has announced that a $3.4 million state investment will improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 8,400 jobs. “Aviation, just as Pennsylvania’s other transportation assets, supports jobs and strengthens our state economy,” Corbett said. “These investments position these airports to offer better service and generate additional business activity.” The […]

Rail Freight Projects Approved For State Funding; Action Sustains Nearly 34,000 Jobs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett announced today that 39 rail freight improvement projects that will help sustain nearly 34,000 jobs across Pennsylvania were approved for funding from two PennDOT-managed programs. “Transportation is a proven economic driver and these investments will help these companies maintain and create more jobs,” Corbett said. “Ensuring that these facilities and assets are ready […]

Investments in 35 Airports to Upgrade Facilities, Support more than 2,600 Jobs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has announced that an $18 million state and federal investment will improve safety and operations at 35 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 2,600 jobs. “Pennsylvania’s public-use airports support more than 300,000 jobs,” Corbett said. “When we expand a runway or make it safer to land at an airport, we […]

Corbett Concerned Regarding New EPA Regulations That Could Eliminate PA Jobs

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett released the following statement regarding new regulations issued today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding carbon emissions. “As Pennsylvanians, we are doing our fair share to reduce carbon emissions, and we have made great strides in recent years.  While we continue to review the EPA’s proposed rulemaking in detail, I […]

Corbett Announces JOBS1st PA Apprenticeship Grants to Develop Skilled Talent

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has announced the availability of up to$1 million in JOBS1st PA grants to improve and enhance existing apprenticeship programs in the state so that apprentices acquire the skills necessary to compete in the 21st Century. The funding will be made available by the Department of Labor & Industry through its Re-Employment […]

Career Event Connects Students, Jobseekers with Employers

DUBOIS – More than just a job fair, a unique event for jobseekers at Penn State DuBois offered a comprehensive look at local employment prospects, complete with networking opportunities and job interviews. The Networking Luncheon and Career Fair was held in the campus gymnasium on Wednesday, and featured representatives from 42 businesses and organizations ranging […]

Corbett Launches JOBS1st PA Regional Partnership Grants to Strengthen Workforce Development Collaboration

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Corbett has announced the launch of JOBS1st PA Regional Partnership grants to increase employer engagement and develop employer-driven training programs between workforce development and economic development organizations across Pennsylvania. These grants help advance Corbett’s Talented Workers initiative that was first launched as part of the governor’s 2014-15 proposed budget. “Developing a well-educated and trained workforce […]

Corbett Invests in JOBS1st PA

HARRISBURG -Gov. Tom Corbett’s 2014-15 budget proposal contains strategic investments in JOBS1st PA to create family-sustaining jobs for Pennsylvanians; it is calling for investments to bring jobs back to Pennsylvania and aligning education and workforce development with current job opportunities. JOBS1st PA, which was first launched in 2012, has created a comprehensive road map to economic recovery that […]

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