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Amazon expands pay and benefits for frontline employees with new investment of nearly $1 billion | News

SEATTLE–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Sept. 28, 2022– Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced pay increases for its U.S. frontline employees — an investment of nearly $1 billion over the next year — along with a new benefit that allows employees to receive their paychecks at any time of the month. The average starting pay for frontline employees …

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Should I invest in bonds when interest rates are rising?

Welcome to Select’s latest advice column, Getting your money right. Financial advisor Christine O’Keefe Merrick will answer your pressing money questions. (You can read her final installment here how to diversify an investment portfolio to reduce risk and losses.) Got a question you want to ask? Drop us a note at [email protected] duel | Moment …

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Small businesses say inflation is cutting into profits: New survey

If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably had a tumultuous past few years. For businesses that experienced the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic shutdown and supply chain issues, the economic recovery has brought back customers willing to spend. But recently, business owners have had to contend with record inflation, which is driving up the …

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Ohio State University Selected as Research Home for Starlab’s George Washington Carver Land Laboratory Science Park

The Ohio State University will serve as the lead partner for the first-of-its-kind science park dedicated to space exploration. Traveling space announced today that it has selected a proposal by the University, Ohio State, JobsOhio and One Columbus (“Team Ohio”) to host the ground analogue of George Washington Carver Science Park (GWCSP) in the state …

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Danville hires more economic development, tourism staff to accommodate increased workload | Local business news

The Danville Office of Economic Development and Tourism is hiring more staff to accommodate the increased workload due to more inquiries from industries and the addition of the Regional Tourism Program. evil “Due to the increase in prospect activity and the addition of a regional tourism program within our office, new positions were needed to …

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The 5 Best and Worst States for Women-Owned Businesses in America

Over the past two years, the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. has grown markedly, to an estimated 13 million of them today, according to the National Council of Women’s Business Enterprises. But according to a recent study, conditions are better for women-owned businesses in some states than others, with California, Colorado and New …

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Nebraska prison warden cites ‘deeply troubling’ shortage of health care workers | Local

Henry J. Cordes Omaha World-Herald Between 2010 and 2020, Nebraska’s prison population increased by 16%. This is due in part to a gun violence bill passed by the Nebraska Legislature in 2009. In May, Gov. Pete Ricketts and state prison officials unveiled a state-of-the-art new prison facility in Lincoln that includes open spaces, natural light …

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Auckland University of Technology staff and students are in limbo as cuts are set

AUT has asked four faculties to cut staffing levels by between 30 and 50 each. Another 80 general staff are also about to lose their jobs. Photo / Michael Craig Students and staff at Auckland University of Technology are worried about their future after the university proposed job and course cuts. AUT has outlined plans …

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Gaëtane Verna has been named the new executive director of the Wexner Center for the Arts

The Ohio State University Wexner Center for the Arts has selected art historian and arts administrator Gaëtane Verna as its next executive director. Verna will come to Wex in November from contemporary art gallery The Power Plant in Toronto, where she has been director and artistic director since 2012. “We are thrilled to welcome Gaëtane …

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Buffalo’s reputation as ‘City of Good Neighbors’ focus of art project – UBNow: News and perspectives for UB faculty and staff

The idea for the Peace Dots project began when Saira Siddiqui made an observation during a community project. “As an urban planner and community organizer, I’m always surrounded by the typical types of data, and more often than not the data portrays negative things like disparities in health and wealth,” says Siddiqui. “In February 2021, …

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