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Study: Workforce Drug Test Positivity Climbs to Highest Level in Two Decades

The rate of positive drug test results among America's workforce reached its highest rate last year since 2001 and was up more than 30% in the combine...


SBA Announces Expansion of the Women’s Business Center Network to All 50 States

Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses...


Selective Insurance Releases 10-Year Workplace Injury Trend Report

Selective Insurance recently released results of a study of ten years of its workers compensation claims. This study shows that, on average, employees...

economic development

TX: Temple EDC Receives Texas Economic Development Council Excellence Honor

The Temple Economic Development Corporation recently received the Economic Excellence Recognition for 2021 from the Texas Economic Development Council...

small business

National Small Business Week Virtual Summit to be May 1-7

Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), announced that National Small Business Week (NSBW): Buil...


IL: 10th Annual Assembly Show to Offer Expanded Education Program

The ASSEMBLY Show has announced a new partnership with EWI, an engineering consultancy dedicated to process development and improvement, who will prov...


Visa U.S. Spending Momentum Index Rebounds in February

Visa announced that the U.S. Spending Momentum Index (SMI) was 109.3 in February (seasonally adjusted), up from 102.4 in January.


SC: South Carolina Ports Sees 12 Straight Months of Record Volume

South Carolina Ports had a record February for containers handled at the Port of Charleston.


Commerce Restricts Export of Luxury Goods to Russia, Belarus

The U.S. Commerce Department imposed restrictions on the export, reexport, and transfer of luxury goods to all end users in the Russian Federation and...


IN: New Bill Set to Strengthen Economic Development Agenda

Governor says new bill will fuel IEDC effort to modernize economic development toolkit, secure high-paying jobs and industries of the future.