Items Tagged with 'jobs'


Nonresidential construction dip no cause for concern

October 2, 2015
Nonresidential construction employment fell by 700 jobs in August after losing 5,600 jobs in July and 800 jobs in June. Read More

Nonprofits partner on IT jobs for disabled workers

August 10, 2015
A pair of nonprofits are finding ways to create entry-level opportunities in the tech industry for those with disabilities. Read More

Vehicle supplier moves out-of-state production home

August 7, 2015
A supplier to the commercial vehicle industry is moving its interior manufacturing operations from Indiana to its headquarters in the area. Read More

Art-supply distributor plans 550 jobs

August 6, 2015
An art-supply distributor is planning to hire 550 employees to fill seasonal, full-time and part-time positions. Read More

Auto supplier invests $25M in plant

June 26, 2015
A maker of lithium-ion batteries for the auto industry plans to invest $25 million in its plant in the region. Read More

Big Three automaker announces $119M investment in plant

June 1, 2015
A Big Three automaker is planning to invest $119 million in a plant in the area and create hundreds of jobs. Read More

Grand Rapids receives $103K grant for low-income jobs initiative

May 25, 2015
The city of Grand Rapids has been awarded a $103,963 research and planning grant from a foundation for its Jobs Initiative. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks No. 2 in US for 'finding employment'

May 22, 2015
Due to low unemployment rates and strong job prospects in several industries, Grand Rapids is the second-best city in the country for finding a job “right now.” Read More

Metal parts supplier invests $1M in expansion, 38 jobs

May 21, 2015
A maker of grease filters and metal roll form products is relocating its recently acquired New York-based operations to the region and pursuing new markets. Read More