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A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant.
The future appears to be very dark for the GT Advanced Technologies plant in Mesa after the company, which supplies Apple with sapphire glass, asked to “wind down” production of the scratch-resistant material in a bankruptcy court filing.
The outcome of the race for governor could turn on who can scare the middle class more, especially over the high cost of college.
While Pinal County “Sheriff Underpants” Paul Babeu has been out on the campaign trail touting gubernatorial candidate and “forensic accountant” Christine Jones, Pinal County Jail employees have been sweating bullets worrying about whether or not they’re going to have a job. All that thanks to the long running dispute between their boss and the federal government over the cost to house federal prisoners in the county jail and any number of other Babeu made up reasons to bad mouth the feds.
WASHINGTON • Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states still haven’t regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.
“The answer to the problem about all the illegal alien kids that were dropped off at the Phoenix bus stop is simple, the president invited them here so put them back on a bus and drop them all off in front of the White House. Problem solved!”
A layoff has done the Hamilton girls basketball team good.
A House panel voted Monday to make some people wait longer to start collecting jobless benefits.
The Desert Vista girls have had a super season, but now it is time for the Super Sectionals.
SALT LAKE CITY — Towering grain silos overlook the main highway in Salt Lake City at the Mormon church's Welfare Square. At grocery stores, there's a whole section with large plastic tubs with labels that read, "Deluxe survivor 700." Radio ads hawk long-term supplies of food with 25-year shelf lives.
Even though Arizona is generally considered a “red” state, I’d like to thank all those who voted for Barack Obama, especially those who re-elected him. I voted for the other guy, both times. And thanks for putting all of those Democrat senators and representatives into Congress.
There are two kinds of people when it comes to reacting to a friend, neighbor, or colleague losing their job.
A heaping dose of ‘Government Relations 101’
Mayor Marlin Kuykendall took a lead role in helping Prescott mourn the loss of 19 firefighters this summer, sharing the stage with the governor and Vice President Joe Biden at a nationally televised memorial. He set aside campaigning in the midst of a re-election bid to focus almost entirely on the fallen firefighters, and his victory to a third term seemed like a safe bet.
The state's jobless rate shot up two-tenths of a point last month, to 8.0 percent, driven largely by higher than expected seasonal layoffs in education.
WASHINGTON — Americans are more optimistic the job market is healing and will deliver higher pay later this year. That brighter outlook, along with rising home prices, cheaper gasoline and a surging stock market, could offset some of the drag from the recent tax increases and government spending cuts.
Hundreds of teachers at religious schools around the state could soon be at risk of being laid off with no prospect of collecting jobless benefits.
The state’s jobless rate jumped a tenth of a point in January to 8.0 percent.
State lawmakers are poised to make it more difficult for some people to collect unemployment benefits.
The state's jobless rate jumped a tenth of a point in January to 8.0 percent.
The sequester is giving job seekers the "one-two punch," first in terms of unemployment benefits and second in job training.
Dirty bathrooms, closed trails and longer lines at Grand Canyon National Park. Furloughs for thousands of civilian defense workers. Reduced health care access.
Health care is a business and economic driver in the East Valley, similar to the aerospace or defense industries. The health care sector makes effective use of private and public funds to create jobs, support ancillary services and support the purchase of local materials. Statewide, the hospital industry is 63 percent larger than the hospitality industry and 37 percent larger than the electronics and aerospace industries combined.