YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Meeting 45 minutes behind closed doors, more than 160 members of the Youngstown State University chapter of the Ohio Education Association unanimously voted to authorize a strike if an agreement on a new contract cannot be reached with the university.
“We are not confident at all. That's why both parties scheduled fact finding, because we are not confident that we will reach a common position on Oct. 28 [the next scheduled negotiating session],” said Gabriel Palmer-Fernandez, chief negotiator for YSU-OEA.
PITTSBURGH -- No one enjoys inflicting pain or discomfort upon himself, such as dumping a bucket of ice water over his head -- unless it's for a good cause, new research from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has found.
CHICAGO -- The majority of Class of 2014 college graduates are working. But 51% of that group are in jobs that don't require a degree, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.
This total includes 45% of four-year degree graduates and 57% of associate degree graduates.
Some 65% of recent college grads are employed, 4% are in internships, and 31% are not working at all, although many in the latter group simply haven't started their job search or are already back in school to pursue a higher degree, the survey found.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Hess Corp., a global energy company, has established a scholarship for engineering students at Youngstown State University, the university announced today. The scholarship is available to residents of Jefferson, Harrison, Belmont and Guernsey counties.
The scholarship is intended to encourage and support students pursuing a degree in civil, mechanical, systems, electrical and construction engineering and is open to nontraditional students and displaced workers who return to college to regain employment.
SALEM, Ohio -- "Making Connections to Grow Your Business" is the focus of a day-long program to be held Oct. 31 at the Kent State University campus here. The program is for those thinking about becoming involved in the production, processing, distribution or delivery of locally grown food.
It runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and lunch and refreshments will be served. Cost is $25 per person to cover food and refreshments.
- Hess Corp. Sets Up YSU Scholarship for Engineering - October 20, 2014
- Food Production Business Program Oct. 31 - October 17, 2014
- Chamber Backs Common Core, Opposes H.B. 597 - October 15, 2014
- YSU Business College Info Session at Lorain - October 15, 2014
- YSU Business Students Named Fall Beeghly Fellows - October 13, 2014
- STEM Students Draw Business to Internship Fair - October 10, 2014
- Kent State Launches Center for Visual Arts - October 9, 2014
Copyright 2014 Youngstown Publishing Co. DBA The Business Journal
Developed by Tyler Clark.