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Region not ready for impact of federal budget cuts

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments report paints a grim picture for the region's economy if automatic, across-the-board cuts to the federal budget take effect in January. COG says better urban planning and promoting the region's diverse economy will will help offset the potential loss of jobs.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 05:46pm EDT

Tags: COG, urban planning, economy, sequestration

The most and least stressful jobs

What would Labor Day be without jobs?

Monday - 09/03/2012, 07:59am EDT

Tags: stressful jobs, careercast, Soldier, taxi driver

The good and the bad news about jobs recovery

The good news: employers are starting to hire again. The bad news: the new jobs are low-paying.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 06:52am EDT

Tags: jamie forzato, The New York Times, employment, unemployment, national employment law project

Six Flags is hiring ... monsters

At Six Flags, some terrifying sounds are echoing around an otherwise-empty park.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 05:46am EDT

Tags: Six Flags, fright fest, andrew mollenbeck

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Volvo Trucks opens new Md. assembly line

Swedish truck maker AB Volvo is adding 50 jobs in Hagerstown with the opening of a new, $8 million assembly line.

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 05:26pm EDT

Tags: Hagerstown, Volvo,

Fairfax County to gain nearly 800 jobs

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority worked with 33 businesses in the second quarter that are expected to add nearly 800 jobs in the county.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 03:30am EDT

Tags: economic development, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

Arlington's living wage now $13.13 an hour

Arlington County has fallen in line with its neighbors, raising its living wage the minimum salary paid to many contracted employees to $13.13 an hour.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 04:11pm EDT

Tags: Arlington, wages,

Va. initiative targets veteran unemployment

Instead of focusing on helping veterans with job searches, Virginia Values Veterans will help employers that want to hire, train and retain them.

Sunday - 06/17/2012, 06:19am EDT

Tags: veterans, unemployment, Virginia Values Veterans, Department of Veterans Services, V3, TMG Inc

Some still hiring despite faltering economy

More job openings were advertised in March (3.74 million) then there have been since July 2008.

Friday - 06/01/2012, 01:00pm EDT

Tags: Jennifer Grasz, Careerbuilder, Kristi King

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Mailing co to add 75 jobs to Va operations by 2015

Bedford County economic development officials say Mail America Communications Inc. plans to add 75 jobs and spend $5 million to expand operations in Forest.

Tuesday - 05/29/2012, 04:30pm EDT

Tags: Bedford County, Mail America, unemployment

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