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Not back to work yet REGION — While we’re on that subject: In September, the New York State Department of Labor released its preliminary unemployment rates for August 2021. Statewide, … more
Employers and employees share a common goal: to make sure that there is a good match between the company, the skills of the people they employ and the results that can be achieved. Finding the … more
REGION — Back in May of 2020, management consultants McKinsey & Company called for the re-skilling of the global workforce. “In 2017, the McKinsey Global Institute estimated that … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region September 23 to 29 more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region September 16 to 22 more
This Labor Day we owe a lot to Frances Perkins. You may never have heard of her. Most people haven’t. Even so, in February 1933, when President-elect Roosevelt asked her to serve in his … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY — The local real estate agent had a client with a job offer here. That person ended up backing out, because childcare was so scarce. “Several of my staff are in … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY. NY — The numbers don’t lie, but they can sure obscure the truth. more
MONTICELLO, NY — In a May ruling from the New York Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board, former county Health and Family Services commissioner Stephanie Brown won her unemployment … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — What if you flung open your business doors post-pandemic and the workers didn’t line up?  That’s the problem in Sullivan County. “There are … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — We get it: Numbers can be boring, it can be hard to put faces to statistics, to make the experiences of others real. Personal stories help a lot, but those stories … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region December 24-30 more
  Yes, you want to know this By ANNEMARIE SCHUETZ SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Although the country is still losing jobs—712,000 initial unemployment claims as of November … more
Wayne County restaurant catches fire MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, PA — A structure fire at The Red Schoolhouse restaurant located on Bethany Turnpike was reported around 2 p.m. last Sunday. No … more
PENNSYLVANIA — The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) has temporarily expanded its ability to backdate Unemployment Compensation (UC) claims from six weeks to up to 52 … more
MONTICELLO, NY — As the U.S. added 1.8 million jobs in July, Sullivan County has seen some glimmers of light too. “There’s hiring going on,” said Laura Quigley, county … more
MONTICELLO, NY — If it feels like the entire country is pending now, you’re probably right.  Everything seems to hinge on what the federal and state governments will do. What will … more
Letters to the editor July 9 to 15 more
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne County Commissioners say that the COVID-19 outbreak has illuminated how detrimental the area’s lack of broadband really is. During their April 28 meeting, the … more
The New York State Department of Labor today (April 2) announced that 369,025 initial Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims were filed for the week ending March 28, 2020, representing an increase of … more
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