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workforce

U.S. Chamber’s Bradley: Current Labor Shortage ‘Unprecedented,’ Urges Solutions on Immigration, Childcare

New data reveals the nation’s worker shortage crisis is getting worse. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released last week, although 428,0...

alternative energy

LA: German Company Teams with Greater New Orleans Inc. to Develop Offshore Wind Supply Chain 

German RWE Renewables, one of the top global companies in offshore wind, will collaborate with Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) and the GNOwind A...

business

WI: Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay Honored as Center of the Year

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay and Director Tara Carr have earned statewide recognition for expanding its reach during t...

business

WI: WEDC's 'Main Street Bounceback Program' Awards $34 Million to Help Support Small Businesses

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. has awarded about $34 million to date to more than 3,400 small businesses and nonprofit organizations in the ...

workforce

New Research Finds Nearly Two-Thirds of Workers Say Staffing Shortages Fueling Employee Burnout

As the Great Resignation continues, sixty-three percent of American workers say that staffing shortages are contributing to employee burnout. Worker b...

business

MD: Marriott International HQ in Bethesda Wins State Econ Development 2022 Project of the Year

The Marriott International Headquarters and Hotel in downtown Bethesda has won the 2022 Project of the Year honors at the Maryland Economic Developmen...

technology

Goodyear Announces Program to Develop Domestic Source of Natural Rubber

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recently announced a multi-year, multi-million-dollar program supported by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), th...

aerospace

Report Identifies Priority Planetary Science Missions, Planetary Defense Efforts, and Strategic Investments

A new decadal survey from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine identifies scientific priorities and opportunities and makes f...

construction

After a Strong February, Total Construction Starts Fell 12% in March

Total construction starts fell 12% in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $903.8 billion, according to Dodge Construction Network. Nonreside...

logistics

Amazon Opens Up Its Prime Delivery Service to Third-Party Merchants

Buy with Prime will allow U.S.-based Amazon Prime members to shop directly from a third-party merchant’s online store. Prime members will see the Prim...