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Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations

Fed Projects Decade's Fastest-Growing Occupations
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Employment in the United States is forecast to grow by 8.4 million jobs to 169.4 million jobs during the decade of 2018-28, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Or it was; the report was released months before the coronavirus pandemic caused widespread job losses.


Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

Arkansas Businesses Should Prepare Now to Apply for Federal Aid

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Businesses can begin preparing now to apply for assistance under the federal rescue package signed last week by President Trump, but it will be about two weeks before they can turn in their paperwork. read more >

J.B. Hunt To Pay Employees Bonus

J.B. Hunt To Pay Employees Bonus

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell said it would pay a $500 bonus for drivers and field personnel for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents 2020 40 Under 40 Honorees

Arkansas Business Presents 2020 40 Under 40 Honorees

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Arkansas Business announces the 40 honorees in this year's 40 Under 40 class, which honors people in business, nonprofits and government making a significant impact. read more >

Court Date Scheduled for PAM CFO Allen West

Court Date Scheduled for PAM CFO Allen West

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West, 52, is charged with third-degree battery, disorderly conduct and public intoxication, all misdemeanors, after an incident with an Uber driver in the early morning hours of Feb. 16. read more >

ArcBest CEO Paid Less in 2019

ArcBest CEO Paid Less in 2019

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ArcBest Corp. President and CEO Judy McReynolds made $2.4 million in total compensation in 2019, a drop from the $4.1 million she made in 2018, according to the annual proxy statement the company filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. read more >

PAM CFO Allen West Arrested in Uber Incident

PAM CFO Allen West Arrested in Uber Incident

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Fayetteville police said Allen West, the CFO of PAM Transport Inc. in Tontitown, used racial slurs and punched and spit on an Uber driver before his arrest in the early morning hours of Feb. 16 in downtown Fayetteville. read more >

Travel Slows Down in the Time of Covid-19

Travel Slows Down in the Time of Covid-19

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Arkansas still had no reported novel coronavirus cases by press time Thursday, but the spreading epidemic was starting to reverberate in Arkansas' tourism industry, the state's second largest behind agriculture. read more >

Number of Women-Owned Businesses Climbs

Number of Women-Owned Businesses Climbs

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The number of women-owned businesses rose 21% to 12.9 million between 2014 and 2019, according to the “2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report,” published by American Express. read more >

Springdale Gets $1.5M Infrastructure Grant

Springdale Gets $1.5M Infrastructure Grant

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded a $1.5 million grant to the city of Springdale to support business growth by improving roadway infrastructure needed to ease the movement of commercial traffic. read more >