Category Archives: Jobs/Unemployment

New Hampshire adds manufacturing jobs, but trend may be short-lived

Manufacturing jobs are rebounding in New Hampshire, at least in the short term, but the Granite State remains well short of the more than 77,000 such jobs it produced prior to the onset of the 2008 recession. Even so, economists … Continue reading

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Overtourism: a contemporary option to poor prior planning

“Overtourism” is a term that first became part of our lexicon in 2012. However, the debate about whether the pros of increased visitation—spending, jobs, new revenue sources—are enough to offset the cons, has been ongoing for decades. | Keep Reading … Continue reading

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Nashua Telegraph Cited with $9,000 in Wage Violations

The Telegraph in Nashua has been cited for wage violations by the state’s Labor Department. The newspaper was cited for failing to pay employees the full wages for the hours they worked, based on a rounding system in the company’s … Continue reading

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How Does New Hampshire’s Amazon HQ2 Bid Stack Up Against Others?

The six-week application period in which governments are bidding to host Amazon’s second corporate headquarters reached its deadline on Thursday, with New Hampshire submitting its proposal one day prior. Gov. Chris Sununu presented New Hampshire’s “Breaking Ground, Breaking Barriers and Living … Continue reading

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Live Free and Start aims to pump up NH capital

Recognizing access to capital is a challenge for growing startups in New Hampshire, the Live Free and Start Advisory Council is hosting two events in November aimed at both aspiring and seasoned investors, including a matchmaking event for early-stage growth … Continue reading

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New Hampshire lawmakers grill proponents of tax credit proposal

The Small Business Jobs Fund Act, a $60 million tax credit to encourage investment in New Hampshire, would more than pay for itself, according to the two companies that back the program and stand to make millions of dollars of … Continue reading

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Feminist group admits ‘pay gap’ is caused by women’s choices

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) has finally admitted that the “gender pay gap” is caused by women’s choices. In a recent article on the gender pay gap, AAUW Senior Researcher Kevin Miller concedes that the pay disparity between women and men isn’t … Continue reading

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