Tagged: department of workforce services

State Allows Hiring Preference for Veterans

by Chris Bahn 4/8/2013 12:00 am

Gov. Mike Beebe signed into law on Thursday an act that allows employers to voluntarily give preference to veterans when hiring. HR managers are freed from concerns that by providing preference, they are violating hiring laws

Arkansas December Unemployment Rate at 7.1 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2013 09:09 am

Arkansas' December unemployment rate hit 7.1 percent, up from 7.0 percent in November, according to the state Department of Workforce Services.