A shortage of construction workers is posing challenges for the industry, raising costs and stressing workers
The nationwide shortage of construction workers is posing challenges for the industry, including making it harder to meet deadlines, raising costs to complete projects, and forcing firms to ask their skilled laborers to do more work. There's no easy solutions in sight, but those in the field are making efforts to tackle the problem.
The Bern Township Board of Supervisors has conditionally approved UGI Utilities, Inc.’s plan to construct a new training center complex on a 40-acre site on Stinson Road.
Work begins this week on a $200 million project that aims to bring a mix of retail, office and residential development to Monroe County. First announced in 2016, The Smithfield Gateway project in Smithfield Township has faced several delays, largely because of the lack of funding for road improvements to Route 209.
One of the most recognizable faces in the Lehigh Valley, Ashley Russo is president and founder of ASR Media Productions, and host of The PEAK TV. LVB sat down with Russo to learn more about how ASR is a key part in changing the Valley's media landscape.
Elaine Zelker and Kristine Ortiz don’t just talk the talk, they walk the walk. Co-founders of Mission EmpowHer, Zelker and Ortiz are teaching women how to walk past their fear to live their best life.
Seeing strong growth in its Wyomissing location, Diamond Credit Union will expand further into Berks County with the announcement of a new branch opening in October in Muhlenberg Township.
The Kmart in Wilson Borough will join the growing list of stores the parent company will close across the nation and the Lehigh Valley.
“Most employers have a goal to create a safe and inclusive environment for their employees,” said Adrian Shanker, director of the Bradbury Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown.
A federal report from Energy Star, which was released recently, raised eyebrows when it suggested programing home thermostats to save money.
The Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem has named a new CEO to replace Gary Martell, who recently retired after 40 years with the club.
In a sign of the times, many employers are enacting workplace policies to address gender issues and show respect to people who may want to be called by names and pronouns that reflect their gender identities rather than their biological characteristics at birth.
Reading Hospital President and CEO William M. Jennings has personally donated $2,797.00 to the hospital’s employee assistance fund. Jennings presented his check to Katherine Thomas, president of the Reading Hospital Foundation on Aug. 21. The donation was the result of Jennings’ pledge to donate $1 to the fund for every run scored in the Reading Hospital Employee softball leagues’ 2019 se[...]