Pinal County is giving the federal government notice that the county intends to cancel its money-losing contract to house federal immigration detainees in the county jail.
PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate was unchanged last month at 7.3 percent as the economic recovery remained sluggish.
The contrasting editorials on whether states or the federal government should control public education published last month fail to address the real causes of student underachievement: a growing dissatisfaction within the teaching profession that is impacting who goes into this career and ho…
PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a point last month but there are indications of problems remaining for the Arizona economy.
Dear J.T. & Dale: I have a 17-year-old daughter who has been unable to get a job due to the fact that everywhere she inquires, she is told that the minimum age at that establishment is 18. Since when can't a teenager get a job? I hope you can solve the mystery. — Judy
City Manager Richard Miranda has proposed eliminating 92 positions and trimming $25 million from the budget as a starting point to rein in Tucson’s finances.
A group of workers who claim they were laid off from their jobs in retaliation for attempting to join a labor union scored a victory in federal court against their former employer.
Pima County is now accepting applications for summer youth programs.
Tucson’s decision last week to pass a holiday honoring Cesar Chavez bumped its official paid holiday count to 11.
Domino’s Pizza opened a 1,200-square-foot store at 901 E. Speedway that boasts a new design, described as “pizza theater.”
A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.
With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.
Dear J.T. & Dale: It would be great if you could write about how to deal with bullying by management. Once the economy went down, the bullies came out in full force. — Nick
In the Jan. 19 Arizona Daily Star article “Arizona spends too much sending too many to college, lawmaker says,” Rep. John Kavanagh, chairman of the Arizona House Appropriations Committee, said, “If somebody’s going to end up in a sales position or be a real estate agent, why are we investing…
Dear J.T. & Dale: I was working at a startup company. The company wasn’t producing enough revenue, and the investors insisted they cut costs. So, they let me go. But I’m the only one (at this point). How can I explain that to potential employers? I wasn’t part of a huge layoff, so my fea…
The U.S. economy is still weak, with 7 percent unemployment, many millions underemployed and fewer people employed in November than six years ago.
PHOENIX — A Lake Havasu City lawmaker wants to add some a sweetener to the concept that it pays to hire a vet.
I came to Congress with an open mind – determined to work with my colleagues, Republican and Democrat alike, to find common-sense solutions to the challenges facing our nation.
We continue to wish our friends and family a happy, healthy new year, and in 2014 these words have renewed meaning.
Around 1,600 Pima County residents will be cut off from receiving long-term unemployment benefits Saturday because Congress didn’t renew funding for the program.