<![CDATA[Jobs & career resource in Kansas City, MO & | The Kansas City Star]]> http://www.kansascity.com/jobs/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:58:03 CST Jobs 60 Diane Stafford: Workplaces ask which restroom Caitlyn Jenner should use http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article28403230.html#storylink=rss New government guidelines say workplaces should allow people to use the restroom that corresponds to the gender they identity with, which may not be the sex of their birth.

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 01:00:00 CDT

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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article28285432.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 22:29:04 CDT By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article28285432.html Report: Social Security disability fund to run dry next year http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article28081867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:15:10 CDT By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article28081867.html Kansas and Missouri see modest employment gains in June compared with a year ago http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article28009597.html#storylink=rss The unemployment rate in Kansas was 4.5 percent in June, the same as in June 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In Missouri, the jobless rate of 5.8 percent in June was a small improvement from 6 percent a year earlier.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:49:33 CDT

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NY panel recommends $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article28358794.html#storylink=rss Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo extols 70% minimum wage raise for workers

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s demand for higher wage put pressure on Cuomo

Wage board he convened said increase should come by 2018 in NYC, 2021 in rest of state

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Wed, 22 Jul 2015 17:38:36 CDT

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At two job fairs, AT&T seeks U-verse technicians http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article28034548.html#storylink=rss AT&T hiring officials will attend job fairs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn-Independence.

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Kansas City area job fair set for July 22 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article27514153.html#storylink=rss Employers at the Overland Park Convention Center event are said to have 500 open positions.

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:55:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article27514153.html
Diane Stafford: What to do with the toxic worker http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article27485827.html#storylink=rss An overly negative employee can harm workplace morale and productivity. A consultant says it’s better to deal with the toxic behavior, and maybe fire the person, than to let it ride.

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 01:00:00 CDT

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Compass Minerals’ interactive fitness program has employees warding off illness — and space aliens http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article27453493.html#storylink=rss About 650 employees of Compass Minerals in Overland Park — a third of the company’s workforce — have been participating in a walking program linked to a story-based game called A Step Ahead: Alien Invasion. It’s an interactive Web-based game that is tailored for gamers and athletes alike.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:57:48 CDT

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Kansas City Council votes for minimum wage increase to $13 per hour by 2020 http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article27390862.html#storylink=rss It’s not as high as the $15 per hour that will be required in a few years in Seattle, San Francisco and some other cities, but the new law would place Kansas City among a wave of cities instituting big pay raises for the working poor. And it means Kansas City could soon have the highest minimum wage in Missouri.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 09:46:58 CDT

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Call center will add 333 jobs in Lawrence http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article27402025.html#storylink=rss USA800, a contact center with headquarters in Kansas City, said it will open a 20,000-square-foot facility in Lawrence in the I70 Business Center.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 11:50:45 CDT

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Schools will have to show path to jobs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article27275632.html#storylink=rss New federal rules kicked in this month that aim to hold colleges more accountable for getting students prepared for gainful employment — work that offers an income on a scale that could reasonably settle college debt. Meanwhile, some 200 former students of Overland Park-based Wright Career College await the outcome of a lawsuit claiming they were duped about job prospects.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 22:03:05 CDT

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UAW contract talks to begin, affecting thousands of KC area workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article27093970.html#storylink=rss Pay raises, two-tier pay scales, health insurance benefits and other issues will be on the table starting Monday when the United Auto Workers begin national contract negotiations in Detroit. Talks start first with General Motors, followed quickly by Ford and Fiat Chrysler.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 18:07:45 CDT

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Diane Stafford: Job hunters, don’t try to outfox personality tests http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article26700046.html#storylink=rss About one-fourth of jobs now require applicants to take pre-employment personality assessments. Employers say the results help them make better hiring decisions. When you apply for a job and have to take the test, it’s best to relax and be yourself.

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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 01:00:00 CDT

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Hallmark will hire about 400 at its Liberty distribution warehouse http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26676646.html#storylink=rss Kansas City-based Hallmark Cards will close its distribution center in Connecticut and consolidate order fulfillment at its Liberty warehouse. Hiring for the Liberty warehouse will begin soon and will continue in phases, the company said.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 15:12:36 CDT

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No consensus emerging in KC minimum wage fight http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article26553421.html#storylink=rss After nearly six weeks of community debate, the Kansas City Council is no closer to reaching consensus with worker advocates and business groups on an increase to the city’s minimum wage. A deadline looms for a council vote on July 16.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:46:29 CDT

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