Articles By Topic Articles
The VA appears to have mismanaged the health records of nearly a million veterans; about 900,000 veterans are still waiting to get on the VA’s backlog for health services; and—brace yourself—as many as 300,000 veterans may have died awaiting access to health services they were promised but never received.
The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.
The largest jobs commitment from a Chinese-owned company in Tennessee’s history will come from Sinomax Group’s new manufacturing operations in La Vergne.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJ EDA) has approved 41 companies to share a total of $47.4 million through the state’s Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program in FY 2016.
Organizations in Pittsburgh, Detroit, northern Michigan, St. Louis, Alaska, Wisconsin and Nevada, have embraced business idea competitions; rewarding dozens of new ventures with grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. The 43North competition, said to be the largest such prize pool in the nation, offers $5 million in prize money to entrepreneurs who agree to move to (or retain their start-ups in) the city.
Bell Inc. will open its first eastern-U.S. facility in Central Ohio and create 275 new jobs, generating $9.2 million in new annual payroll. The Sioux Falls, SD-based company will invest $30 million in a 165,000-square-foot paperboard carton manufacturing facility in the Columbus area.
Looking to meet one-on-one with economic developers from across North America to discuss your specific location needs? LiveXchange 2016 is the premier event for corporate site selectors. Find out more!
Tile and ceramics company Wonderful Group will invest $150 million and create 220 new jobs in Lebanon, TN, the largest-ever capital investment made in the state by a Chinese company.
Eli Lilly and Company will expand its global R&D headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, adding 130,000 square feet to the company’s existing complex.
Orgill, Inc. will invest $15 million to build a new 100,000-square-foot world headquarters facility in east Shelby County, TN, creating 115 new jobs.