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Union Asks Court to Reverse Wal-Mart Trespassing Order

Union Asks Court to Reverse Wal-Mart Trespassing Order

A labor union is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to reverse a judge's order barring it from trespassing on the retail giant's property in the state, arguing that the issue needs to be settled by a federal board.
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Site Selector: Arkansas' Strong Economic Development Teams An Asset

Phil Schneider is the board chair of the Site Selectors Guild and has been in the industry for more than 30 years. The guild is meeting in Little Rock this week.
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No Surprise: Higher Pay Helps Attract, Retain Employees

All industries, from health care to manufacturing, have faced a shortage of workers. Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business & Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas, says increasing pay would be the first action she would suggest when companies can't find the right workers to fill positions.
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Fed's James Bullard: Only One Rate Hike Needed Now

James Bullard, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, says one hike to a key interest rate is all that's needed right now. read more >

Online Recruitment Works If Done Correctly, Experts Say

Automated job-match programs — like Monster, Indeed, Glassdoor, Career Builder, Dice and the state-run Arkansas JobLink — are still useful, but experts say employers have to use them smartly to get the best results. read more >

Signs of the Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

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Employers Seek Hires With Soft Abilities Like Attitude, Teamwork

“Skills gap” discussions often pivot on abilities or qualifications that employers find in short supply, but broader communication and human interaction traits are more likely to determine success or failure on the job, human resources experts say. read more >

Bear State Financial 3Q Earnings Up 47 Percent

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reports third-quarter earnings of $4.7 million, up 47 percent from the same time last year. read more >

Simmons First 3Q Net Income Up 8 Percent

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $23.4 million, up 8 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

Home BancShares 3Q Profit Up 22 Percent

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway reports record quarterly profit of $43.6 million, up 22 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

Pete Yuan Off to Texas, IberiaBank Names New Arkansas Leader

IberiaBank Corp. says Gregory K. Smithers, an executive vice president and regional president of the bank's Tennessee operations, will now also oversee the bank's Arkansas operations. read more >

Windstream Announces Expansion of Long-Haul Network

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its long-haul express fiber transport network throughout the western United States using Infinera Corp.'s DTN-X platform. read more >

Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to Retire Next Year

Caterpillar said Monday that CEO and Chairman Doug Oberhelman will retire from the company next year and will be replaced as CEO by Jim Umpleby. read more >

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