Jul 14, 2022

Three local apprenticeship programs to receive portion of $4.9 million state grant

Three apprenticeship programs in central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley are among 14 awarded grants totaling $4.9 million, Gov. Tom Wolf said. 

Jul 14, 2022

Uline hiring more than 180 workers to meet growing demand

Uline in Allentown is expanding its workforce to meet the increasing demands for its shipping, industrial and packaging products. 

Jul 13, 2022

Business owners face possible tax increase if UC Trust Fund not solvent by November

Business owners could be hit with increased taxes starting next year if the state Unemployment Compensation (UC) Trust Fund is not solvent. 

Jul 13, 2022

Cedar Crest addresses gender equity with new MBA focus

To address gender equality in the workplace, Cedar Crest College is expanding its Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program to include women’s leadership. 

Jul 12, 2022

Lifestyle Barber Academy to hold grand opening

Lifestyle Barber Academy will celebrate its grand opening Wednesday with the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce. 

Jul 12, 2022

Apprenticeship Ambassadors for the U.S. Dept. of Labor announced

The U.S. Department of Labor, as part of its Apprenticeship Ambassador Initiative, announced the selection of the initial cohort of 207 officials and organizations chosen to serve as Apprenticeship Ambassadors. 

Jul 8, 2022

U.S. economy adds 372,000 jobs last month, beating expectations

American employers added 372,000 jobs in June, as the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.6% for the fourth consecutive month, the U.S. government reported Friday. 

Jul 8, 2022

St. Luke’s launches new Medical Assistant Training program

St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) has created a Medical Assistant Training program where students are paid to learn. 

Jul 7, 2022

Pennsylvania receives $3.9 million from U.S. Dept. of Labor for apprenticeships

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry was awarded $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to strengthen and modernize Registered Apprenticeship programs. 

Jul 6, 2022

Local investment in warehouse growth fueled by consumer demand

Consumer demand is driving the warehouse boom in Central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley with ecommerce companies leasing more than half of the space.

Jul 5, 2022

Termination of Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers Program to affect 100,000 workers

U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh said the termination of the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers Program will affect nearly 100,000 workers. 

Jul 1, 2022

Potential federal bill includes retirement provisions for young workers 

As saving for retirement becomes more challenging or less of a priority for many workers across the country, a provision in the SECURE Act 2.0 will help make effective retirement contributions a reality for many younger workers.