Bank of America Corp. to cut 3,000 jobs overseas

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – Bank of America Corp. announced on Tuesday that it is closing down its technology and operations sites overseas including in the Philippines, Mexico and Costa Rica. A person...
Posted On 09 Apr 2014
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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...
Posted On 04 Apr 2014

ADP: U.S. private-sector firms added 191K new jobs in March

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Roseland, NJ, United States (4E) – Hiring among U.S. businesses returned to the modest pace of growth seen before job growth was slowe by the severe winter, according to a private-sector employment survey released...
Posted On 02 Apr 2014
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Sony Corp. begins jobs cuts at entertainment division to reduce costs

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Tokyo, Japan (4E) – Sony Corp. is kicking off a fresh round of layoffs at its entertainment business, according to a person familiar with the matter, part of Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai’s effort to...
Posted On 18 Mar 2014
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ADP: U.S. private-sector added 139K jobs in February

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Roseland, NJ, United States (4E) – Hiring at U.S. businesses grew at a modest pace in February as factories added few new employees, according to data by a payroll processor released Wednesday. Payrolls in the...
Posted On 05 Mar 2014
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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...
Posted On 05 Mar 2014

Conference Board: U.S. labor market improving despite poor jobs data

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – The U.S. labor market is showing signs of improvement, according to a report from a research firm that compiles employment indicators released Monday. The Conference...
Posted On 10 Feb 2014
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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...
Posted On 05 Feb 2014

JC Penney to Eliminate Jobs, Close Shops to Help Return to Profitability

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – JC Penney announced that it will close 33 stores and cut 2,000 jobs as the U.S. retailer tries to reduce costs aimed at reviving profitability. The decision comes as the company...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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JC Penney to eliminate jobs, close shops to help return to profitability

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – JC Penney announced that it will close 33 stores and cut 2,000 jobs as the U.S. retailer tries to reduce costs aimed at reviving profitability. The decision comes as the company...
Posted On 16 Jan 2014
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