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March 2, 2016
Amazon customer service to work from home
GRAND FORKS — Online retailer Amazon is planning to move its customer service employees out of its physical office in Grand Forks, a spokeswoman confirmed late Tuesday afternoon, but the Seattle-based company said it won't result in job losses. "All Amazon employees will be able...
March 2, 2016 - 6:58am
Stutsman County Sheriff's Office deputy terminated from job
A Stutsman County deputy who filed a complaint about improper use of vehicles in the sheriff’s office was fired last week, the sheriff confirmed Tuesday. Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said he terminated Elizabeth Kapp from her position as a sheriff’s office deputy last...
March 2, 2016 - 6:50am
Appeal by ex-Fargo firefighter's over termination denied
FARGO--Scot Kelsh spent more than six years as a Fargo firefighter. Now, he wonders what he's going to do with the rest of his life. Kelsh and his doctors say he has post-traumatic stress disorder and can't work as a firefighter. After six weeks of looking for another city job,...
March 2, 2016 - 6:44am
February 9, 2016
More Americans quitting jobs as labor market strengthens
WASHINGTON - U.S. job openings surged in December and the number of Americans voluntarily quitting work hit a nine-year high, pointing to labor market strength despite a slowdown in economic growth. The signs of a robust jobs market could ease concerns about the health of the economy,...
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February 9, 2016 - 11:00pm
February 1, 2016
State government has just the job for you
Even though 5 percent of the North Dakota workforce is still claiming to be unemployed, there are plenty of jobs for the taking. Of course, the big downturn in the Bakken oil field has released a number of good workers who are filling a few of the 25,000 jobs seeking warm bodies....
February 1, 2016 - 6:58am
'Getting worse' Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes respond to shortage of health care workers
FARGO — Joe Kortes is working as a registered nurse while getting help from his employer to earn a higher degree that would help him take his career to a higher level. Kortes, who works in orthopedics at Sanford Health here, has agreed to continue his employment for at least a...
February 1, 2016 - 6:53am
Oil Patch stipends being eliminated for state employees
WILLISTON, N.D. — With less competition for employees, some state agencies are beginning to reduce or phase out extra pay for western North Dakota employees. The North Dakota Department of Transportation is among the agencies gradually reducing stipends designed to fill critical...
February 1, 2016 - 6:40am
January 27, 2016
North Dakota unemployment rate steady, but claims rise
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s unemployment rate remained the lowest in the nation in December, but its labor force shrank slightly over the past year. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in December was 2.7 percent, compared with 2.8 percent in December 2014. The...
January 27, 2016 - 6:50am
January 17, 2016
Oil, gas salaries fall as price slump forces cost cuts
LONDON - Oil and gas workers saw their salaries fall 1.4 percent over the past year after a sharp decline in oil prices forced their employers to trim costs, but their average global salaries remain high at more than $80,000 a year. Oil and gas companies are facing a steep decline...
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January 17, 2016 - 10:07pm
January 9, 2016
Small-town Job Service offices eliminated
Small-town Job Service North Dakota offices, including offices in Oakes and Valley City, will close as a result of a federal budget shortfall, according to information released by Job Service Thursday. Offices in Oakes, Valley City, Harvey, New Town, Beulah, Grafton and Rolla will...
January 9, 2016 - 7:23am
December 15, 2015
VW to shed 600 temporary jobs to tackle scandal costs
BERLIN - Volkswagen will shed about 600 temporary workers at a factory in Zwickau, Germany next year as it battles to cope with the fallout from its cheating of diesel emissions tests, labour representatives at the carmaker said. Europe's largest automaker is cutting spending on...
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December 15, 2015 - 11:38am
December 9, 2015
Emergency funds granted to Job Service ND
BISMARCK — The state Emergency Commission narrowly granted a $240,000 request Tuesday so that Job Service North Dakota can remain fully staffed through an expected spike in unemployment insurance claims in January, but cuts are looming after that, the agency's director said. Twenty...
December 9, 2015 - 7:03am
December 3, 2015
State has more jobs than unemployed people
BISMARCK — November job openings in North Dakota were down almost 22 percent compared to a year ago, Job Service North Dakota said Wednesday. The state had 15,901 open and available positions last month, which was also 4.7 percent lower than October. North Dakota had 20,324 job...
December 3, 2015 - 6:58am
November 24, 2015
JSDC gives acceptance to lease with UTC
The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Executive Committee gave its final acceptance to a lease agreement with UTC Aerospace Systems during its meeting Monday. The lease covers an office building owned by the JSDC on the grounds of Jamestown Regional Airport and was given tentative...
November 24, 2015 - 7:14am
November 3, 2015
Someone should talk about jobs created in N.D.
Anyone who caught the HBO skit on North Dakota could have found humor in the simplistic, slapstick one-liners, but the overall messaging is not funny. I guess I avoided watching it for a couple weeks because as a North Dakota native, I’ve nearly heard it all when it comes to our...
November 3, 2015 - 7:47am