Posts Tagged ‘NAACP’

Union eyed by workers at Canton’s Nissan auto plant

by Associated Press Published: June 4,2012

Tags: Canton, JACKSON, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, NAACP, Nissan, UAW

CANTON — Elected officials and Nissan workers gathered in Canton over the weekend to discuss what it would take to establish a labor union at the plant. Congressman Bennie Thompson called a news conference Sunday to say he supports workers’ right to form a union. >> RELATED: Poll Question Employees said they approached the United […] [...]

Glover appointed to board

American Learning Corporation has appointed Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover as a new member of the board of directors. She is a certified public accountant, an attorney and finance administrator and educator. Glover is currently the dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University. She was previously the chairperson of the Department of Accounting […] [...]

House banking panel OKs payday-lending extension

By Ted Carter A 7-year renewal of Mississippi’s payday lending law – including a $100 increase in the amount that can be transacted — received an endorsement Tuesday from the state House’s Banking and Finance Committee. Bill sponsor Rep. George Flaggs, a Vicksburg Democrat and chair of the Banking and Finance Committee, said the bill […] [...]

Port, MDA may make loans with port expansion funds

by Associated Press Published: October 22,2010

Tags: GULFPORT, Katrina recovery funds, Mississippi Development Authority, NAACP, Port of Gulfport

GULFPORT – State officials are considering a plan to make available about $150 million of hurricane recovery funds diverted for the expansion of the Port of Gulfport for housing and job projects for low- to moderate-income residents. The port received a total of $570 million for Hurricane Katrina recovery, originally intended to assist those residents. […] [...]

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