Atlanta labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP opened its third Texas office in San Antonio. It tapped Stephen J. Roppolo as managing partner for the San Antonio office, in addition to his duties as managing partner for the firm’s Houston office. Houston partner Joseph W. Gagnon will also work in both San […]
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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics said Tuesday it will relocate roughly 560 jobs from its Marietta, Ga., plant to its facility in Fort Worth, Texas. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported the jobs are related to F-22 Raptor fighter jet program. The planes were assembled at the Marietta plant, but the center fuselage sections were made in Fort […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Retailers moving into old downtown buildings, an abundance of freshly planted greenspaces, and a stream of new jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee, are all signs to Mayor Madeline Rogero that for the last year prosperity has been blooming in her city.
The growing healthcare and technology fields are universal winners in Louisiana’s diverse statewide job market. The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) finds that the healthcare and tech industries offer opportunities across the state despite significant geographical differences from one area to another. Such trends of favorable climates in healthcare and technology reflect the national landscape, as […]
The city of Austin and HID Global Corp., an identity security company, have negotiated a deal to add 276 jobs here. The city has proposed a 10-year, performance-based grant totaling $920,576. In return, California-based HID is to build a manufacturing and distribution center that will yield 276 jobs paying an average of $51,398 a year. […]
Texas ranks No. 4 for retail job gains Houston Business Journal The biggest losses were seen in the Midwestern states of Illinois (down 13700 retail jobs ), Indiana (down 9400), Missouri (down 8900), Michigan (down 7300), Iowa (down 3400) and Wisconsin (down 2900). When ranked … Inside Houston Business Journal …
U.S. companies added more workers than anticipated in July, according to a report from ADP Employer Services. Bloomberg reported that the better-than-expected 163,000 increase in employment indicates that the job market was holding up as the nation enters the second half of the year. Bloomberg said that the median estimate of 38 economists it surveyed […]
Online advertising to fill jobs in Texas dropped in July, as online help-wanted ads also declined in Austin and nationwide, according to a Wednesday report from The Conference Board. Texas online job ads fell by a net 4,750 jobs in July from the previous month. That followed June’s gain of 23,490 jobs, a gain of […]
Dividend.com Waste Management cutting 700 jobs Houston Chronicle Houston -based Waste Management said this morning it would cut 700 jobs as it revamps its corporate structure. There was no immediate word on how many of the cuts would come in Houston , where more than 2300 people work. The company said the plan … Waste […]
French telecommunications equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent intends to cut its workforce by 5,000 people and reorganize its business, the Wall Street Journal reported. Alcatel-Lucent, which employs roughly 2,700 people at its Plano campus, reported a net loss of $308.79 million in the second quarter and spent a half billion euros in cash in the quarter, the […]