TRISTATE TALKING NEWS – TAKE A LOOK AT A SNAPSHOT FROM AROUND THE REGION – JANUARY 2019

A SPECIAL FEATURE STORY FROM AROUND THE WORLD!

UNITED KINGDOM ETHNIC MINORITY WORKERS FACE $4.04 BILLION ‘PAY PENALTY’:  Britain’s black and ethnic minority workers face a “pay penalty” and earn less than white colleagues in the same jobs, according to a research group.
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YOUR JANUARY 2019 NEWS BULLETIN BRIEF FROM THE…

TENNESSEE

CONSTRUCTION $3.8M FEDEX EXPRESS RENO IN WORKS: For the next six years, expect a steady stream of building permits for the FedEx World Hub.
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WHY IS TENNESSEE’S AUTO SECTOR EXPANDING WHEN THE INDUSTRY IS IN FLUX?:  Tennessee has been announcing new suppliers and expanding plants, even though the auto industry as a whole is facing declining sales and shifting tastes. SOURCE:  CLICK HERE

KENTUCKY

KOBELCO TO INVEST $42MILLION  IN BOWLING GREEN PLANT, ADDING 90 FULL-TIME JOBS:  Less than two years after opening its Bowling Green plant, automotive parts manufacturer Kobelco Aluminum Products & Extrusions Inc. will expand with a $42 million investment, bringing its total planned employment to 220 and overall Kentucky investment to $95 million.  SOURCE: CLICK HERE 
KENTUCKY EXPECTING ONGOING GROWTH IN 2019:  Strong bourbon, vehicle production, logistics sectors should offset agribusiness weakness, keep most state businesses expanding. Kentucky business leaders see a year of continued economic expansion. SOURCE:  CLICK HERE

 
WEST VIRGINIA

FORTUNE 500 COMPANY LEIDOS TO ADD 100 JOBS IN MORGANTOWN:  Fortune 500 high-tech company Leidos announced plans  to add 110 jobs at a new location in Morgantown. Most of the jobs will be entry-level positions. The 110 new employees will join 140 others currently based out of three smaller locations in the area. SOURCE: CLICK HERE 

 
WEST VIRGINIA POPULATION DROPS FOR 6TH STRAIGHT YEAR:  The U.S. Census Bureau says West Virginia’s population has dropped for the sixth straight year.  SOURCE:  CLICK HERE
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