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Anger Builds Among Unionized Workforce at Bath Iron Works

Anger Builds Among Unionized Workforce at Bath Iron Works

| May 23, 2015

BATH, Maine (AP) – Shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works gave the boot more than 10 years ago to a contract providing incentives for shipbuilders to learn tasks outside their area of expertise. Now anger is boiling over again as a new shipyard president tries again to boost efficiency by having workers perform additional tasks, and […]

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Older Adults Staying in Workforce Longer

Older Adults Staying in Workforce Longer

| October 29, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – According to  an economist who specializes in workforce development, Maine needs to find ways to capitalize on its high percentage of older adults and the growing number who are staying in the workforce longer. John Dorrer of the Boston-based organization Jobs for the Future said Tuesday that with an increase in those […]

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A Little Incentive for Working Adults

A Little Incentive for Working Adults

| February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Adults already in the workforce will be catching a break on their college tuition. A new partnership between a local university and the Maine Development Foundation will provide working adults with a little incentive to further their education. News Source 8’s Jenna Callari has a look at the partnership and the opportunities it will be […]

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