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Tyson Foods to Pay Workers $500 Bonus

Tyson Foods to Pay Workers $500 Bonus

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Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale said it would pay about $60 million in bonuses to 116,000 truckers and employees as a "thank you" for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >

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 >

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. read more >

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

Preston: Arkansas Ready to Serve Employers, Workers

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Arkansas Commerce Secretary Mike Preston says the COVID-19 pandemic is an “unprecedented” challenge to the state’s economy, but the state is in a good position to cushion the blow to businesses and employees. read more >

Walmart To Hire 3,000-plus in Arkansas

Walmart To Hire 3,000-plus in Arkansas

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville announced plans this past week to hire 150,000 workers through the end of May to help with the surge in online orders in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 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 >