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Job Service North Dakota
November 2, 2016
North Dakota job openings decline sharply over the past year
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The number of job openings in North Dakota is down almost 20 percent from a year ago, according to a report released Wednesday. Job Service North Dakota said the 13,551 online job openings across the state in October were 18.8 percent lower than the same month...
November 2, 2016 - 10:29pm
Job Service managing despite less funding and layoffs
BISMARCK -- Job Service North Dakota officials say they’ve been able to successfully weather a recent spike in unemployment insurance claims...
May 2, 2016 - 12:51am
March 22, 2016
Dickinson job fair sees increase in people looking for work
With a resume on hand, Wallace Wright walked from booth to booth, shaking hands with people and trying to find a job for himself in his new town....
March 22, 2016 - 9:15pm
March 11, 2016
Job placement companies feel the slowdown
Changes in the economic landscape of southwest North Dakota prompted by the oil slowdown have touched most sectors in the local market. Included...
March 11, 2016 - 10:30pm
March 7, 2016
After cutting staff and closing offices, Job Service gets additional money to hire temps
BISMARCK – Two months after cutting 60 jobs and closing seven offices to cover a $4.1 million budget shortfall, Job Service North Dakota has received extra federal dollars to hire temporary staff to help deal with unemployment insurance claims that continue to roll in at record...
March 7, 2016 - 7:48pm
January 21, 2016
Job Service offices start closing due to $4.1M shortfall in budget
GRAFTON -- Job Service North Dakota in Grafton is open for the first time in two weeks, but only temporarily. For the next few months, the office...
January 21, 2016 - 6:00am
December 16, 2015
Lawmakers deny emergency funds for Job Service ND
BISMARCK – State lawmakers Wednesday denied $240,000 in emergency funds designed to keep Job Service North Dakota fully staffed through an expected jump in unemployment insurance claims in January as the agency struggles with federal budget cuts. The Legislature’s Budget Section...
December 16, 2015 - 2:30pm
December 8, 2015
Commission votes to give emergency funds to Job Service ND
BISMARCK – The state Emergency Commission narrowly granted a $240,000 request Tuesday so that Job Service North Dakota can remain fully staffed through an expected spike in unemployment insurance claims in January, but cuts are looming after that, the agency’s director said. Twenty...
December 8, 2015 - 3:49pm
October 20, 2015
North Dakota's unemployment rate dropped in September
BISMARCK -- North Dakota experienced a dip in its unemployment rate in September, down 0.3 percent statewide from August. Job Service North Dakota reported Tuesday that the 2.2 percent September rate is unchanged from 2014. The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate, which takes...
October 20, 2015 - 5:37pm
September 25, 2015
Job Service ND offers employees buyouts to cope with $4.1M budget shortfall
BISMARCK – Job Service North Dakota is offering its employees voluntary buyouts and looking to cut other costs to cope with a $4.1 million budget shortfall for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. The hit comes at a particularly bad time for the agency, which has seen a 40 percent...
September 25, 2015 - 7:02pm
May 18, 2015
Expendable industry: Oilfield service companies, workers deal with layoffs in wake of low oil prices
A few weeks ago, a man walked into Command Center, a temporary labor and staffing service in downtown Dickinson, and said he needed a job after...
May 18, 2015 - 3:02pm
April 9, 2015
Online job openings grow
The latest online job openings report shows thousands of jobs still available in North Dakota, but also continues a pattern following the downturn in oil prices. North Dakota saw 23,496 open and available positions in March 2015, an 11.5 percent increase over February, according...
April 9, 2015 - 7:09pm
September 26, 2014
Employers trying to keep workers from ‘looking over the fence’
WILLISTON — When Scott Knudsen started working for JMAC Resources a few years ago, the company employed 60 people and had no housing department. Today,...
September 26, 2014 - 12:26am
July 13, 2014
In North Dakota, there’s growing recognition of need for re-entry programs
GRAND FORKS — At the Lake Region Residential Reentry Center in Devils Lake, former inmates get a place to stay after leaving prison, but they have to visit the local employment agency to come up with a plan. Carla Higgins, a manager at the Job Service North Dakota office around...
July 13, 2014 - 12:12am
June 23, 2014
Giesen appointed to lead Job Service North Dakota
BISMARCK - Gov. Jack Dalrymple announced Monday he has appointed Cheri Giesen to be executive director of Job Service North Dakota. Giesen, who will begin her position in early July, will lead the state’s workforce agency that has about 250 employees and a two-year budget of...
June 23, 2014 - 12:10pm