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Rapid response first step in closure assistance

First, the good news: the number of plant closure notices in Mississippi has slowed down considerably. The bad news: some employers and employees don’t know about the benefits available for displaced workers. “Under the Warren Act, companies with 50 or more employees are required to give us a 60-day notice of layoffs or closure,” said Gloria Neal, supervisor of Mississippi ...

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New technology magazine to debut in July

JACKSON — On July 8, the Mississippi Technology Alliance will release the first issue of its new magazine, Pointe Innovation. The glossy 80-page quarterly magazine with an initial circulation of 30,000 has piqued curiosity in the publishing industry, in part because the public-private partnership is unveiling it during a time when other publications are struggling or facing closure. On May ...

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