Posts Tagged ‘employers’

Mexican restaurants accused of hiring illegal immigrant workers

PEARL RIVER COUNTY — A criminal complaint unsealed in federal court alleges the owner and managers of three Mexican restaurants in Pearl River County conspired to hire illegal immigrant workers and harbor them to avoid detection. The Sun Herald reports the complaint and the investigating agency have identified them as owner Jose Gutierrez and employees […] [...]

Report: Small businesses account for nearly half of state’s jobs

by MBJ Staff Published: January 30,2012

Tags: employees, employers, federal government, jobs, report, small businesses, workers

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Office of Advocacy has released the annual Small Business Profiles for the States and Territories. This is the 16th year Advocacy has published a state-by-state profile of American small business for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories. The Mississippi profile uses the most recent data available to […] [...]

WIN Job Centers launching education campaign

by MBJ Staff Published: January 12,2012

Tags: campaign, employees, employers, employment, state government, workers

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security is launching a campaign to educate the state’s businesses about the free services available to them through its network of WIN Job Centers. The agency’s job order blitz will run Jan. 17-Feb. 24. WIN Job Center staff will be notifying employers about assistance they can provide […] [...]

State’s stimulus-funded jobs program ‘STEPS’ returns

by MBJ Staff Published: August 23,2011

Tags: employees, employers, employment, jobs, stimulus, unemployment, workers

JACKSON — The jobs program Mississippi STEPS: Subsidized Transitional Employment Program and Services, restarted yesterday and will run through Dec. 10. Employers who want to participate in STEPS 2 must enroll by Sept. 30 in order to take advantage of the full benefits of the program. This program, known as STEPS 2, will aid small […] [...]

Workers can now check status on E-Verify

by Associated Press Published: March 21,2011

Tags: employees, employers, illegal workers, immigrants, jobs

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Immigrants and other job seekers in Mississippi as well as four other states and the District of Columbia with questions about their eligibility to work in the United States can now use a government database to verify their own status. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said today that people in Mississippi, Arizona, […] [...]

Hershey workers voting on labor agreement

by Associated Press Published: June 4,2010

Tags: employees, employers, labor unions, manufacturing

HERSHEY, Pa. — Workers at the hometown plants of chocolate manufacturer Hershey are voting on a labor deal that could cut hundreds of jobs. Employees began voting this morning on a restructuring agreement that would expand one of the plants in Hershey and turn the original factory built by founder Milton Hershey into an office […] [...]

Making the correct hire the first time around

by Martin Willoughby Published: February 8,2010

Tags: employers, hire, Martin Willoughby

Nobody wants to hire a dud.  The time, energy and money that go into replacing an employee are usually significant. If we all want to hire great people, then it begs the question — how do we do it? Most people scour their investment decisions in significantly more detail than they analyze the decision on […] [...]

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