Maine Department of Labor

Type: Organization
Name: Maine Department of Labor
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Department of Labor Offering Classes for Employers in Bangor on July 31

July 22, 2014FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22, 2014Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, 207-621-5009Space is available for two employment law courses in Bangor on July 31AUGUSTA—The Maine Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Standards is taking its no-charge courses ... [Published Maine.gov - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Maine unemployment rate falls to 5.5 percent

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - State officials say that Maine's unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in June. The jobless rate released by the Maine Department of Labor on Friday is the lowest reported in the state in nearly six years. It's down 0.2 percentage ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Maine unemployment down to 5.5% in June

Maine's unemployment rate in June was 5.5%, a slight decrease from 5.7% in May and a larger dip from 6.7% in the same month last year. It was also below the national rate.The Maine Department of Labor released the latest figures for the preliminary seasonally ... [Published Mainebiz - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta CareerCenter Resource Fair July 28

Back to current news. July 17, 2014LaborFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2014The following release has been correctedContact(s): Julie Rabinowitz, Communication Director, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009More than a dozen resource providers will be available ... [Published Maine.gov - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta IT Training Information Session July 29

Back to current news. July 16, 2014LaborFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2014Contact: Peter Diplock, Augusta CareerCenter Manager, 624-5183; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009; Alex Clifford, KVCC, 624-5120AUGUSTA—The Augusta CareerCenter ... [Published Maine.gov - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New Database Aims To Help Students Better Plan For Career

State officials hope a new database, expected to be released to the public soon, will help to better prepare prospective college students by providing them with the data they need to make an educated decision about their career path.It’s a project three ... [Published WABI TV - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Popular Machias restaurant burns down

A Machias restaurant known for its famous blueberry pie burned down Friday morning.The Bangor Daily News reported that a fire at Helen's Restaurant was reported at 1:45 a.m. today. The restaurant's owners posted on its Facebook page an image of the fire, ... [Published Mainebiz - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Laid-off workers to receive more assistance

FORT KENT, Maine - Workers who lost their jobs when Creative Apparel closed its doors in March will now have additional resources to help find new employment, according to a June 27 press release from Northern Maine Development Commission out of Cari ... [Published St. John Valley Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Maine CareerCenters Launch 'Success Story' Blog To Aid Job Seekers

Back to current news. July 9, 2014LaborStories of clients who found confidence and success through CareerCenters may inspire othersFor Immediate Release: July 9, 2014Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 207-621-5009AUGUSTA—The CareerCenters ... [Published Maine.gov - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Maine gets $4.85 million to train workers

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Maine Department of Labor is getting $4.85 million in grants that will help train workers for new careers after they have been laid off. Maine's congressional delegation says the money will allow the state to expand on-the-job ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Michaud Announces $4.8 Million Grant to Maine Department of Labor

Funding from the Department of Labor will help train workers for jobs in high-demand industriesWASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud is announcing that the Maine Department of Labor will receive a $4,850,000 grant to help train workers – who lost ... [Published Congressman Mike Michaud - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Maine program that helps 10,000 unemployed receives $1.5 million boost

PORTLAND, Maine — A program that provides job-search assistance to about 10,000 Mainers per year has gotten an extra $1.5 million in federal funds as part of a national $68 million allocation.The Maine Department of Labor will receive the additional funds ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jun 25 2014]

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"Open year-round, the restaurant is also a local institution and gathering place," he said. "This is a true loss for the owners, David and Julie Barker, as well as the Down East community."
"The success of the first graduating class impressed the ACPE evaluation team", says School of Pharmacy Founding Dean Rodney A Larson, Ph DD RR Ph . "With a 100% pass rate on the national boards, this class demonstrated that our program does an outstanding job of preparing students for rewarding and high paying careers as professional pharmacists."
Before you smile and say, "Sweet! I don't have to tip as much anymore (or at all) because these people will be making even more money" please stop and think again...
...Topics covered include how to tap into the "hidden job market,” identifying the skills you have to offer employers, tips on successfully completing applications, resumes and cover letters and how to register and apply for jobs posted through the CareerCenter."

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Maine Enforces Work Requirements for Able-Bodie... [Published Maine.gov - 12 hours ago]
Department of Labor Offering Classes for Employ... [Published Maine.gov - Jul 22 2014]
Department of Labor Offering Recordkeeping Clas... [Published Maine.gov - Jul 22 2014]
Maine unemployment down to 5.5% in June [Published Mainebiz - Jul 19 2014]
Maine unemployment rate falls to 5.5 percent [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 18 2014]
Maine’s jobless rate dips to 5.5 percent, mirro... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
Augusta CareerCenter Resource Fair July 28 [Published Maine.gov - Jul 17 2014]
Augusta IT Training Information Session July 29 [Published Maine.gov - Jul 16 2014]
Helen's Restaurant fire unsolved, but not suspi... [Published Mainebiz - Jul 16 2014]
Helen's Restaurant owners: We will rebuild [Published Mainebiz - Jul 14 2014]
New Database Aims To Help Students Better Plan ... [Published WABI TV - Jul 11 2014]
Popular Machias restaurant burns down [Published Mainebiz - Jul 11 2014]
Laid-off workers to receive more assistance [Published St. John Valley Times - Jul 10 2014]
Maine CareerCenters Launch 'Success Story' Blog... [Published Maine.gov - Jul 09 2014]
Husson University School of Pharmacy Earns Full... [Published Reuters - Jul 08 2014]
The cost of doing business [Published Portland Daily Sun - Jul 01 2014]
July and August Programs for Job Seekers at the... [Published Maine.gov - Jun 30 2014]
Maine gets $4.85 million to train workers [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 29 2014]
Free Workplace Safety Training Courses in July [Published Maine.gov - Jun 28 2014]
July Workshops at the Skowhegan CareerCenter [Published Maine.gov - Jun 28 2014]
July Events at the Presque Isle CareerCenter [Published Maine.gov - Jun 28 2014]
Commissioner of Labor Releases Report of the Ad... [Published Maine.gov - Jun 27 2014]
Legislative committee votes to keep eye on Main... [Published Sun-Journal - Jun 27 2014]
‘Our workforce is barely growing’: Economists s... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jun 26 2014]
Michaud Announces $4.8 Million Grant to Maine D... [Published Congressman Mike Michaud - Jun 26 2014]
Maine program that helps 10,000 unemployed rece... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jun 25 2014]
Michaud Announces More Than $150,000 in Additio... [Published Congressman Mike Michaud - Jun 24 2014]
Maine ranked 39th for personal income growth in... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
Portland panel struggles to ensure city-wide mi... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
Competitive Skills Scholarship Applications Open [Published WABI TV - Jun 22 2014]
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