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Pay, benefits at upcoming Ottawa County job fair reflect growing competition for workers

The Oct. 21 job fair in Holland will feature seven employers who have 120 positions to fill. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Chinese wheel maker won’t hire production workers for its Greenville operations until mid-2015

CITIC Dicastal Co., Ltd., the world’s largest aluminum wheel manufacturer, plans to use $ 1.5 million in state funding to hire and train its workforce. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Visteon Corp. lays off workers at Holland plant it acquired from Johnson Controls

The layoffs affect employees of the electronic business that JCI sold to Van Buren Township-based Visteon for $ 264 million earlier this year. Full News here – Oakland Business

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DWSD workers honored for saving life of 9 y.o.

Two Detroit Water and Sewerage Department workers were honored for saving the life of a 9-year-old girl. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Top 5 in West Michigan Business: Meijer plans to hire 10,000 workers, nearly half for Michigan stores

Here are the most read Grand Rapids business stories on MLive during the past week. Full News here – Oakland Business

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New Detroit Red Wings Arena, district seeks Michigan-based workers; get Tuesday’s job event details

DETROIT, MI — Those interested in being part of the construction of a new $ 650 million Detroit Red Wings arena downtown and accompanying entertainment district are invited to attend a meeting Tuesday at Motor City Casino. Representatives from Olympia Development of Michigan invite Michigan-based construction contractors and suppliers from across the state to learn […]

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On Labor Day 2014, Michigan’s minimum wage rises for workers – just not as high as they’d hoped

Michigan workers earning minimum wage will see their wages rise from $ 7.40 per hour to $ 8.15 an hour starting today. The Legislature in May passed SB 0934, which gradually raises the minimum wage to $ 9.25 by 2018. Scheduled Minimum Wage… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Biden supports Detroit workers on Labor Day

U.S. workers deserve a “fair share” of any improvement in corporate profits, Vice President Joe Biden told hundreds of Detroit-area union members on Monday during his first of several Labor Day stops in the city. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Workers continue to rebuild Cody-Rouge area

Hundreds gathered at Stein Park to celebrate a new beginning for Cody High School and the Cody-Rouge Neighborhood. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Ex-Lamar workers create new company with Rockford Construction’s backing

Legacy Steel is eager to hire Lamar’s former skilled field employees, who lost their jobs when the company filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last month. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Jumpin Jumpin: Police, fire fighters, and EMS workers to be honored at Sky Zone

When we think of honoring the brave men and women who protect and serve the metro Detroit area, we think of trampolines.  We think they should jump on trampolines. And by trampolines, we mean an all-walled trampoline field where they can land in a pit of 10,000 foam cubes. They have to blow off steam […]

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Detroit city workers, retirees vote in favor of pension cuts in bankruptcy plan

Detroit city workers, retirees vote in favor of pension cuts in bankruptcy plan DETROIT – Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history. The city disclosed results from two months of … Full News […]

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Texas-based retail chain replacing Ypsilanti Township Kmart looking to hire workers

The Plano, Texas-based store At Home — which recently changed its name from Garden Ridge — has signs posted along Washtenaw Avenue and Golfside Drive advertising its hiring. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Rick Haglund: Where minimum wage will land is anybody’s guess, but workers can only benefit

If you want to start an argument—and who doesn’t these days—just mention raising the minimum wage. It’s one of the hottest public policy debates in the country. Low-wage workers, particularly hamburger flippers, are engaged in political efforts nationwide to… Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Man accused of killing two Dearborn Family Dollar workers found competent to stand trial

A man charged in the slaying of two Family Dollar employees in July 2013 has been found competent to stand trial, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office. Full News here – Detroit News

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