WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Obama administration is awarding nearly a half-billion dollars to community colleges that are partnering with employers on job training. Massasoit Community College in Massachusetts and Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley Technical College are the largest recipients and will each get about $20 million. A Maryland program will receive... more »
UNDATED - An annual survey shows that the average cost for employer-sponsored health insurance rose modestly this year, but it still outpaced worker wage increases. That means that in many cases workers are seeing a larger portion of their paycheck sliced off to cover health insurance. The survey was conducted... more »
SHREVEPORT - A Bossier City bookkeeper has been arrested for stealing $100,000 from her employer. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator tells The Times that 48-year-old Theresa Robinson was arrested Thursday for theft after her employer, Bailey Bark Materials, conducted an audit of company funds that allegedly linked Robinson to the... more »
BATON ROUGE - Managers with the Turner Industries Group announced today that they would continue to remain an independent, family-owned company.
"Insuring the long-term legacy of the Turner name, as well as maintaining the company's commitment to its employees, clients and the community, led to the decision," said CEO... more »
BATON ROUGE- Users of Baton Rouge's transit system say if major changes are made to routes and services, they could get fired. And business owners argue, the city can't run without a bus service.
Employers and employees say you may not ride the bus, but many people who work... more »
A Eunice woman has been arrested with the theft of more than $100,000 from a former employer. Lisa M. Soileau was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on 30 counts of monetary instrument abuse and 30 counts of felony theft. St. Landry Parish deputies say the case began when... more »