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Ford workers build a Ford Focus on the assembly line at the Ford Motor Co.'s Michigan Assembly Plant (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Layoffs Coming In June As Ford Cuts Shift At Michigan Assembly Plant

The layoffs are due to low sales of cars produced at the plant, including the Ford Focus and C-Max Hybrid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2015

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DDOT Looking To Hire More Than 100 Bus Drivers; Wages Start At $11.38

The Detroit Department of Transportation wants to hire more than 100 bus drivers in an effort to improve transit services for customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2015

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Michigan Unemployment Falls 0.4 Percent To 13-Year Low

“We should be proud that our hard work in reinventing Michigan is showing results,” Gov. Snyder said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2015

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Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Is Back On The Rise

Despite the increase, unemployment does remain down from a year ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2015

A Meijer at 8 Mile Road and Woodward Ave. in Detroit. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

270 New Jobs Available At 2nd Meijer Store Opening In Detroit

“The number one thing at Meijer is we’re looking for folks who give great customers service…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2015

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State Launches Talent And Economic Development Department

Gov. Rick Snyder issued an executive order in December creating the department to house the state’s economic growth and job training efforts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2015

Abe Hagenston who collects spare change in Detroit has created a website spanging.com with the hope of connecting homeless people with odd jobs and collecting money to be given away. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Meet Detroit’s Homeless Web Designer, Job Matchmaker

Abe Hagenston has set up on the Woodward overpass near 8 Mile, touting a web site, Spanging.com.

03/16/2015

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Should Michigan Drop Its Film Industry Incentive Program? Senate Considers Bill

Some in the film industry are sounding off after the Michigan House of Representatives voted to drop the state’s $50 million a year incentive program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

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Gov. Snyder Puts Renewed Emphasis On Blue-Collar Jobs

In a change of course, the state is going back to its roots and putting renewed emphasis on training welders, machinists, electricians and other blue-collar workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2015

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Job And Internship Fair Monday At Wixom Middle School

Ready to make that next big career move? Admission is free to this event this afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2015

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