Content Tagged 'jobs'

US wage growth falls to record-slow pace in 2nd quarter
U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring hasn't boosted pay. The slowdown also reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay.
Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts
The push for a higher minimum wage gained momentum on both sides of the country, with New York embracing an eventual $15 an hour for the state's 200,000 fast-food workers and the huge University of California system announcing the same raise for its employees.
Chiquita Continues to Use Port of Gulfport Due to Congestion in NOLA
Chiquita containers are still moving in and out of the Port of Gulfport even though all containers were supposed to be cleared out for good by the end of 2014. Video Video
Activists Still Not Happy with Number of New Jobs at Port of Gulfport
McDermott International will officially become a part of the Port of Gulfport in the next two weeks, but community activist groups feel it isn't enough to satisfy job creation requirements. Video Video
Over 1,700 Attend Shuckers’ Inaugural Job Fair
Shuckers’ staff conducted interviews on Saturday at Donal Snyder Center in Biloxi.
Applications for US unemployment aid plummet to 42-year low
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid plunged last week to the lowest level in nearly 42 years, evidence of a strong job market. Yet the drop also reflects seasonal volatility in the data.
Harrah’s Gulf Coast Named Among Best Places to Work by Mississippi Business Journal
Harrah’s Gulf Coast earns Mississippi Business Journal’s prestigious ranking, citing generous benefits packages and robust health insurance plans.
Casinos Stay Strong Despite Closing of Margaritaville
Casino development in south Missississpi is showing no signs of slowing down, even with the closing of Margaritaville in Biloxi. Video Video
Chiquita Leaves Port, Longshoremen are Hurting for Jobs
Wednesday night, Chiquita's final vessel sailed out of the Port of Gulfport, and for many longshoremen, that means they no longer have a job. Video Video
Walmart Hiring Veterans for Two New Stores
Walmart wants to hire veterans for two of its new Neighborhood Market stores coming to Biloxi and D'Iberville. Video Video
Walmart Hiring Up to 190 Jobs for New Coast Walmart Neighborhood Markets
Walmart will hire up to 190 associates to work at two new Walmart Neighborhood Markets slated to open this fall in Biloxi and D’Iberville.
What Are the Odds? (Part 3)
The closings of four Atlantic City casinos left those who have worked their entire lives in casinos without a job. Video Video
Workforce Training Institute Graduates Class of 2014
CLIMB Community Development Corporation’s (CLIMB C.D.C.) Workforce Training Institute held its graduation Wednesday night, and the Class of 2014 is ready to take on the world. Video Video
H.U.D. Says Port of Gulfport Has Not Created Enough Jobs
H.U.D. says the port has failed to meet job creation requirements as part of the port restoration project. Video Video
Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair Held in Biloxi
When military personnel return home, they often have trouble transitioning from military to civilian jobs, but Tuesday, a job fair at the Biloxi Civic Center looked to help with that process. Video Video
Veterans Find Jobs at Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair
While at the Hiring Our Heroes job fair, News 25 spoke to veterans who are looking to transition to civilian life, as well as to the employers who are looking to hire them. Video Video
Gulfport Job Corps Center Celebrate 50th Anniversary
The Gulfport Job Corps Center has been celebrating its 50th anniversary all week. Video Video
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