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.
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. SOURCE: CLICK HERE
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
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
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