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The Charleston State Journal
Officials say WV could widely benefit from PA ethane crackermanufacturing made up more than 47 percent of Hancock County’s workforce, emplo
Officials say WV could widely benefit from PA ethane cracker
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
manufacturing made up more than 47 percent of Hancock County’s workforce, employing 7,124 people, according to data from WorkForce West Virginia. Last year, manufacturing was still the largest employer in the county, but it now employs fewer than... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Journal Junction for June 17wrong with this picture? Everything I read tells me that the State of West Virg
Journal Junction for June 17
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 12 days ago
wrong with this picture? Everything I read tells me that the State of West Virginia is in a budget crisis. Workforce West Virginia just announced job gains and government increased by 9,400 (which is almost six times greater than... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia unemployment rate dips to 6.2 percent in MayCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate
West Virginia unemployment rate dips to 6.2 percent in May
The Marietta Times / Posted 14 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped in May to 6.2 percent. WorkForce West Virginia said in a news release Tuesday that the number of unemployed state residents dropped by 1,800 last month to... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press at 9$595,000. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemplo
Here is the latest West Virginia news from The Associated Press at 9
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
$595,000. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped in May to 6.2 percent. WorkForce West Virginia said in a news release Tuesday that the number of unemployed state residents dropped by 1,800 last... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia unemployment rate dips to 6.2 percent in MayCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate
West Virginia unemployment rate dips to 6.2 percent in May
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dipped in May to 6.2 percent. WorkForce West Virginia said in a news release Tuesday that the number of unemployed state residents dropped by 1,800 last month to... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
$4.3 million to retrain coal workersThe U.S. Department of Labor awarded the funding to WorkForce West Virginia via
$4.3 million to retrain coal workers
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the funding to WorkForce West Virginia via its National Dislocated Worker Grant program. Officials said this should allow up to 2,000 unemployed coal miners to receive career retraining, with 1,700 of these... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
WorkForce West Virginia Gets $4.3M for Ex-MinersWHEELING - If congressional Republicans and members of the Obama administration
WorkForce West Virginia Gets $4.3M for Ex-Miners
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 17 days ago
WHEELING - If congressional Republicans and members of the Obama administration agree on anything, it seems to be that WorkForce West Virginia needs $4.3 million to further retraining programs for the state's unemployed coal miners. The U.S.... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV coal workers find employment beyond the minesoff twice during that time — before deciding it was time for a change. After l
WV coal workers find employment beyond the mines
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 17 days ago
off twice during that time — before deciding it was time for a change. After losing his job, Martin, like many, went to WorkForce West Virginia looking for a new career path. The Morgantown native was directed to the Aircraft Structures Training... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
WorkForce West Virginia Gets $4.3M for Ex-MinersThe U.S. Department of Labor awarded the funding to WorkForce West Virginia via
WorkForce West Virginia Gets $4.3M for Ex-Miners
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 17 days ago
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the funding to WorkForce West Virginia via its National Dislocated Worker Grant program. Officials said this should allow up to 2,000 unemployed coal miners to receive career retraining, with 1,700 of these... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Feds send $4.3 million to West Virginia for displaced minerscoal miners. A U.S. Department of Labor news release Tuesday says the National
Feds send $4.3 million to West Virginia for displaced miners
The Marietta Times / Posted 21 days ago
coal miners. A U.S. Department of Labor news release Tuesday says the National Dislocated Worker Grant money will go to WorkForce West Virginia. The release says West Virginia has previously received $10.7 million combined since 2012 through... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Feds send $4.3 million to West Virginia for displaced minerscoal miners. A U.S. Department of Labor news release Tuesday says the National
Feds send $4.3 million to West Virginia for displaced miners
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
coal miners. A U.S. Department of Labor news release Tuesday says the National Dislocated Worker Grant money will go to WorkForce West Virginia. The release says West Virginia has previously received $10.7 million combined since 2012 through... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
WV gets $4.3M to retrain coal minersto retrain displaced coal miners. According to a news release from the Republi
WV gets $4.3M to retrain coal miners
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 21 days ago
to retrain displaced coal miners. According to a news release from the Republican congressman, the funding will allow WorkForce West Virginia to continue training 1,700 and add another 300 displaced workers to the program. Below is the entire... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Feds send $4.3 million to West Virginia for displaced minerscoal miners. A U.S. Department of Labor news release Tuesday says the National
Feds send $4.3 million to West Virginia for displaced miners
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 21 days ago
coal miners. A U.S. Department of Labor news release Tuesday says the National Dislocated Worker Grant money will go to WorkForce West Virginia. The release says West Virginia has previously received $10.7 million combined since 2012 through... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Grant to provide training to laid off miners— Students at the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics learn how to drive and op
Grant to provide training to laid off miners
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 23 days ago
— Students at the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics learn how to drive and operate a commercial truck. The institute and WorkForce West Virginia will use a $7.4 million grant to teach laid off coal miners how to obtain employment in the trucking... Read more
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The Times Leader
Grant to provide training to minersapplied to the cost of the program. Also, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded
Grant to provide training to miners
The Times Leader / Posted 23 days ago
applied to the cost of the program. Also, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded a $7.4 million National Emergency Grant to WorkForce West Virginia to provide retraining and re-employment services to dislocated coal miners and displaced homemakers... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Grant Driving New Careers for Weirton, Ohio Valley Coal Minersapplied to the cost of the program. Also, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded
Grant Driving New Careers for Weirton, Ohio Valley Coal Miners
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 23 days ago
applied to the cost of the program. Also, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded a $7.4 million National Emergency Grant to WorkForce West Virginia to provide retraining and reemployment services to dislocated coal miners and displaced homemakers... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Grant Driving New Careers for Weirton, Ohio Valley Coal Minersapplied to the cost of the program. Also, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded
Grant Driving New Careers for Weirton, Ohio Valley Coal Miners
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 24 days ago
applied to the cost of the program. Also, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded a $7.4 million National Emergency Grant to WorkForce West Virginia to provide retraining and reemployment services to dislocated coal miners and displaced homemakers... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
East Ohio Jobless Rates on the Rise, While West Virginia Rates Improve Slightly"Politicians take too much credit for getting jobs when they come, and get too
East Ohio Jobless Rates on the Rise, While West Virginia Rates Improve Slightly
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 1 months ago
"Politicians take too much credit for getting jobs when they come, and get too much blame when they leave." According to WorkForce West Virginia data, Ohio County's unemployment rate is now 5.8 percent, down slightly from 5.9 percent last year.... Read more
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The Times Leader
Local counties top Ohio in jobless rates"Politicians take too much credit for getting jobs when they come, and get too
Local counties top Ohio in jobless rates
The Times Leader / Posted 1 months ago
"Politicians take too much credit for getting jobs when they come, and get too much blame when they leave." According to WorkForce West Virginia data, Ohio County's unemployment rate is now 5.8 percent, down slightly from 5.9 percent last year.... Read more
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