California aims to maximize health insurance subsidies for workers during labor disputes – Update Cali

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company canceled health insurance for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at the Richmond, Calif., refinery during a strike that ended up lasting two months. Thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told in April they would lose their health insurance if they did not … Read more

California aims to maximize health insurance subsidies for workers during labor disputes – Update Cali

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company canceled health insurance for hundreds of members of United Steelworkers Local 5 at the Richmond, Calif., refinery during a strike that ended up lasting two months. Thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told in April they would lose their health insurance if they did not … Read more

Kansas mental health centers receive grants from Tower Foundation | Local news – Update Kansas

RIVERTON, Kan. – Mental health centers in Riverton and Pittsburg have received grants from a foundation administered by the Kansas Attorney General’s office to upgrade their services. The Spring River Mental Health and Wellness Center in Riverton was awarded $10,000 and the Crawford County Mental Health Center in Pittsburg was awarded $7,640 each to help … Read more

USDA Awards Over $700,000 to Help Create Thriving Liveable Communities That Attract People and Jobs to Rural Alabama | State and nation

MONTGOMERY, Ala., November 18, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Alabama Rural Development Director Nivory Gordon today announced that USDA is awarding $700,000 in cooperative agreements to 3 organizations as part of the Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge (RPIC) in Alabama. Placemaking is a collaborative planning and technical assistance process that helps rural community leaders … Read more

IFA, NRA Urge Restaurant Operators to Join Battle to Kill California’s Fast Act

Fast food workers rallied in Sacramento on Tuesday. / Photo courtesy of Fight for $15 and a Union. Riley Lagesen, chair of the global restaurant industry group at law firm Greenberg Traurig, asked for a show of hands from a packed room at the Restaurant Finance and Development conference on Tuesday. Who operates in California? … Read more

Imports to Southern California ports fell 26% in October.

Imports to Southern California’s busiest container port complex are plummeting as U.S. traders and retailers and manufacturers shift their supply chains amid increasingly contentious labor negotiations at West Coast ports. The neighboring ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach handled 630,231 loaded inbound containers in October, down 26% from the same month a year ago … Read more

Imports to Southern California ports fell 26% in October.

Imports to Southern California’s busiest container port complex are plummeting as U.S. traders and retailers and manufacturers shift their supply chains amid increasingly contentious labor negotiations at West Coast ports. The neighboring ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach handled 630,231 loaded inbound containers in October, down 26% from the same month a year ago … Read more

Alabama Extension’s ‘Operation Grow’ helps veterans

ANN CHAMBLISS ACES The transition from active duty to civilian life can be a difficult and sometimes lonely challenge for America’s military veterans. In fact, the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs reports that Alabama has one of the highest veteran suicide rates in the United States. There are often limited options available to help veterans … Read more

Imports to Southern California ports fell 26% in October.

Imports to Southern California’s busiest container port complex are plummeting as U.S. traders and retailers and manufacturers shift their supply chains amid increasingly contentious labor negotiations at West Coast ports. The neighboring ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach handled 630,231 loaded inbound containers in October, down 26% from the same month a year ago … Read more

Rural Alabama is poised for job growth as project ramps up | News

Growing businesses poured nearly $1.7 billion in new capital investment into rural Alabama counties last year in a sign of continued vitality, according to data released by the Alabama Department of Commerce in conjunction with the state’s Rural Developers Summit. The projects will create more than 1,600 jobs in rural communities, the ministry said. The … Read more