jobs http://delmarvapublicradio.net en More Jobs Could be Coming to Dover http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/more-jobs-could-be-coming-dover <p></p><p></p><p>Energizer Holdings will be closing up shop in Montreal Canada and consolidating its feminine care into the company’s plant in Dover.</p><p>The Canadian facility plant which makes Stayfree and Carefree brands will shut down sometime in 2017.</p><p>Production will be phased into the Dover plant beginning in 2015.</p><p>Currently the Dover facility has 475 employees while the Montreal plant has 430.</p><p>But the company said it is unclear know how many new jobs will be created in Delaware or whether the physical plant will be expanded for the additional production.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:43:57 +0000 Don Rush 57586 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net More Jobs Could be Coming to Dover Another Request for Pfizer to Keep AstraZeneca Jobs in MD http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/another-request-pfizer-keep-astrazeneca-jobs-md <p>WASHINGTON (AP) - Maryland's two U.S. senators and four of the state's eight representatives are urging drug maker Pfizer Inc. to make sure that its proposed merger with AstraZeneca PLC doesn't eliminate Maryland jobs.</p><p>They sent a letter Monday to Pfizer Chairman Ian Read, following a similar plea last week from the governors of Maryland and Delaware.</p><p>AstraZeneca employs about 3,100 people in Maryland and about 2,600 in Delaware.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 12:26:32 +0000 Don Rush 54135 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Another Request for Pfizer to Keep AstraZeneca Jobs in MD Brown Outlines Jobs Program in MD Governor's Race http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/brown-outlines-jobs-program-md-governors-race <p>UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has released an outline of a plan aimed at growing Maryland's economy if he becomes governor.</p><p>Brown, who is running in the Democratic primary for governor, released the five-point plan on Tuesday.</p><p>At the top of the list is using innovative financing to pay for infrastructure. Brown led an effort to better define public-private partnerships in the state last year.</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 17:09:16 +0000 Don Rush 53781 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Brown Outlines Jobs Program in MD Governor's Race JPMorgan Chase Seeks Delaware Grant for Workforce Expansion http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/jpmorgan-chase-seeks-delaware-grant-workforce-expansion <p>NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) - Banking giant JPMorgan Chase is asking Delaware officials for $1.5 million in taxpayer money to help pay for costs associated with a planned expansion of its workforce.</p><p>The Council on Development Finance was scheduled to consider the request at a meeting Monday in New Castle.</p><p>JPMorgan Chase asking for a strategic fund capital expenditure grant of up to $1.5 million.</p><p>Markell administration officials say the money would be used to support the creation of up to 500 new jobs.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:33:40 +0000 Don Rush 51323 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net JPMorgan Chase Seeks Delaware Grant for Workforce Expansion Democratic Hopeful Doug Gansler on Jobs Today http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/democratic-hopeful-doug-gansler-jobs-today <p>BOWIE, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is scheduled to talk about a plan to create jobs.</p><p>Gansler, who is running in the Democratic primary for governor, is taking his plan to Prince George's County on Wednesday. He is scheduled to hold a roundtable discussion with business owners and workers at Jason's Family Barber Shop in Bowie.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 14:09:09 +0000 Don Rush 50274 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Democratic Hopeful Doug Gansler on Jobs Today More Jobs for Millsboro Mountaire Facilities http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/more-jobs-millsboro-mountaire-facilities <p>49 new jobs are expected to come to the Millsboro plant as Mountaire Farms expands its operations.</p><p>The jobs are expected to pay around $25,000 a year.</p><p>The Salisbury Daily Times reports that company was just approved for an $87-thousand grant from the Delaware Strategic Fund tied to the jobs and a $129-thousand grant from the Delaware Strategic Fund Capital Expenditure for capital improvements.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:29:59 +0000 Don Rush 44750 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net More Jobs for Millsboro Mountaire Facilities Maryland and Texas Governors Cross Swords on CNN http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/maryland-and-texas-governors-cross-swords-cnn <p>There was a face off on CNN’s Crossfire between Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Governor Rick Perry.</p><p>The Texas Republican has been running ads criticizing Maryland’s business environment and inviting businesses to move to the Lone Star state.</p><p>Perry charged that Maryland lost 47-thosuand jobs in July while Texas created over 18-thousand.</p><p>But O’Malley fired back noting that the state tops the nation for median income while Texas comes in at 25<sup>th</sup>.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:06:12 +0000 Don Rush 41442 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Maryland and Texas Governors Cross Swords on CNN More Jobs Coming to Wicomico County http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/more-jobs-coming-wicomico-county <p>The pharmaceutical company Jubilant Cadista could bring 200 jobs to Wicomico County over the next 5 years.</p><p>The company is expected to spend $10-million to expand its facility by 96-thousand square feet.</p><p>Dave Ryan, executive director of Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development, says the project will also being construction jobs.</p><p>And, because the firm owned by Jubilant Life Sciences Limited develops and sells generic pharmaceuticals outside the region money will be brought back into the region.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:43:23 +0000 Don Rush 38169 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net More Jobs Coming to Wicomico County Immigration Reform Could Benefit Maryland http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/immigration-reform-could-benefit-maryland <p>While Washington struggles with immigration reform there’s a new report that says Maryland get a big economic boost from such legislation.</p><p>Maryland News Connection reporter Allison Burns has the story.</p><p></p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:32:27 +0000 Don Rush 37909 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Immigration Reform Could Benefit Maryland GE Aviation To Add 70 Jobs in Newark http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/ge-aviation-add-70-jobs-newark <p>NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Gov. Jack Markell is joining officials with GE Aviation to tout the addition of about 70 jobs at the company's Newark plant.</p><p><a href="http://www.geaviation.com/">GE Aviation</a> says it plans to add 70 jobs at the Newark site.</p><p>Markell is scheduled to join officials Tuesday in announcing a $27 million investment to support increased production of ceramic matrix composites, lightweight materials that can withstand high temperatures.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 13:14:21 +0000 Don Rush 34534 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net GE Aviation To Add 70 Jobs in Newark Data Company to Bring Hundreds of Jobs to Newark http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/data-company-bring-hundreds-jobs-newark <p></p><p>Data Centers LLC based in Pennsylvania is looking at building a message date storage and management facility in Newark that could create over 300 jobs mostly in the technology sector.</p><p>The 900-thosuand square foot building would house computer servers and offices in the western corner of the former Chrysler assembly plant.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 14:22:38 +0000 Don Rush 34342 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Data Company to Bring Hundreds of Jobs to Newark GE Aviation To Add Jobs in Newark http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/ge-aviation-add-jobs-newark <p></p><p>NEWARK, Del. (AP) - With the approval of $1.1 million in state grants, GE Aviation says it plans to add dozens of jobs at its Newark plant.</p><p>The News Journal of Wilmington reports that the company, which has 88 permanent employees in Newark, plans to add 62 jobs by 2016. The state Council on Development Finance has approved $1.1 million in grants to renovate and expand the 110,000-square-foot facility.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 13:03:51 +0000 Don Rush 33327 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net GE Aviation To Add Jobs in Newark Employment Advancement Now Initiative Heads to O'Malley's Desk http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/employment-advancement-now-initiative-heads-omalleys-desk <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The House of Delegates has passed Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to create a grant process to help get people the skills for jobs that are in high demand.</p><p>The House passed the bill 115 to 23 on Tuesday. The Senate already has approved the measure.</p><p>It makes $2.5 million available for the Employment Advancement Now Initiative. The program will encourage regional training collaborations among businesses, nonprofits, colleges and local governments.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:13:06 +0000 Don Rush 30642 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Employment Advancement Now Initiative Heads to O'Malley's Desk Economy Tops Delaware Governor's List as Lawmakers Review His Budget http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/economy-tops-delaware-governors-list-lawmakers-review-his-budget <p></p><p>DOVER, Del.(AP) - Gov. Jack Markell is preparing tl talk about how to create jobs, improve Delaware's economy and strengthen public schools.</p><p>Those were among the topics the governor planned to touch on Thursday at a luncheon speech to the Wilmington Rotary Club. State lawmakers, meanwhile, are continuing to review Markell's proposed $423.5 million capital budget for construction projects, equipment upgrades and economic development, and transportation improvements.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:42:52 +0000 Don Rush 29931 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Economy Tops Delaware Governor's List as Lawmakers Review His Budget