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GE to open plants, hire 5,000 veterans

ELLISVILLE — General Electric Co. plans to hire 5,000 veterans over the next five years and invest $580 million to expand its aviation business. The announcements today were part of a four-day event that the global conglomerate is hosting with partners in Washington, D.C., that focuses on issues such as manufacturing and job creation in America. GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt ...

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Baker Donelson recognized for hiring practices

JACKSON — The law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has received a score of 85 in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This marks a 15-point increase from the firm’s 2011 CEI score. The HRC’s CEI report, released each fall, provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their ...

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Labor Department files complaint against Tyson

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed an administrative complaint against Tyson Fresh Meats, the world’s largest supplier of premium beef and pork and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc. The complaint alleges that Tyson systematically rejected female job applicants at its plant in Joslin, Ill. “The Labor Department is firmly committed to ensuring that federal ...

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Toyota begins hiring Blue Springs workers

BLUE SPRINGS — The Toyota plant in Northeast Mississippi is accepting applications for hourly production and skilled maintenance jobs. The plant at Blue Springs is scheduled to open in the fall of 2011, making the Corolla sedan. Toyota has said the plant will have about 2,000 employees once it hits full operation in 2012. The Mississippi Department of Employment Security ...

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