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Where They Stand: Local lawmakers talk jobs

  When it comes to jobs, everyone seems to agree: We need more. But from a legislative standpoint, there are many roads to help reduce unemployment, such as investing in education or reducing taxes. So The Journal Times asked local legislators: How will you help improve the unemployment rate in Wisconsin, particularly Racine? ... Read More
 

A need for Spee-Dee: Small-but-growing local company carves out a niche in the area, and plans to add 10-16 employees next year

Anything that is packaged for sale must be put into containers first, and industry depends on precise, rapid dispensing of its products. Successfully meeting that need has fed the growth of Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, a small but growing company at 1360 Grandview Parkway. ... Read More
 

Free Seminar! How to Survive a DOL Audit

Join us Tuesday, October 9th for a free seminar on surviving a DOL Audit.  Lunch will be provided.  For more information and to register, see the link below or visit the Event Calendar on our webpage. ... Read More
 

Jobless can get a new start -Wisconsin Workers Win Program Links workers and potential employers

Wisconsin Workers Win offers newly unemployed people the opportunity to temporarily work at a company for six weeks in hopes of getting hired full time. Since the new state program started in July, 37 previously unemployed people from Racine, Walworth and Kenosha counties have participated in the program and 11 have gotten full-time jobs. ... Read More
 

Job Fair Today (10/2) at Racine Marriott!

Visit the Racine Marriott today from 1-5pm for a Job Fair featuring 50 local employers.  Bring your resume and connect with local employers about their opportunities. ... Read More
 

Reed Switch offers Open House for Manufacturing Day

You are invited to Reed Switch Development's Open House for Manufacturing Day & Celebration of their 45th Anniversary.  Event is this Friday, October 5th from 9am-5pm.  Register and find details at the link. ... Read More
 

Former Mount Pleasant police chief appointed village president

Mount Pleasant’s Board of Trustees appointed former police chief Jim Majdoch as village president Thursday following the resignation of former president Carolyn Milkie Wednesday. ... Read More
 

Mount Pleasant village administrator position temporarily filled

As Mount Pleasant’s board of trustees convened to fill the village president vacancy Thursday, the board also appointed village Director of Planning and Development Ron Meyer to serve as village administrator for the next few months. ... Read More
 

New Owners Return Franksville Meat Market to it's Homey Past

In the twilight of summer, when state and county fairs are memories and freezers need to be stocked for winter, Harry Hansen Meat Service is nonstop activity. ... Read More
 

WEDC CEO Paul Jadin to resign

Paul Jadin announced today he is resigning his post as chief executive officer and secretary of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and will accept an offer to become the president of Thrive, the economic development partnership for an eight-county region in south central Wisconsin, including Madison.  ... Read More
 
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