Tag: employment

RELEASE: DED releases February 2018 Jobs Report

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.—Employment in Missouri grew by 6,600 jobs in February, while the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7 percent. For comparison, the seasonally adjusted U.S. rate was 4.1 percent in February, and the not-adjusted rate was 4.4. Missouri’s seasonally adjusted rate has been lower than the comparable U.S. rate for 34 straight months. Nonfarm payroll employment reached 2,891,300 in February, as most industry groups grew over the month.  The largest increase was in administrative, […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones Named One of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents By Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Edward Jones has been named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents, ranked by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine.  The firm ranked No. 6 on the list of 50 companies. This accolade was based on more than 440,000 employee surveys from organizations nationwide. It considered 50-plus factors that contribute to team members’ success, with a strong emphasis on the well-being of co-workers […]

RELEASE: Lieutenant Governor Parson extends best wishes to departing staff member Tyler Habiger

(JEFFERSON CITY) – Tyler Habiger, Director of Communications for Lieutenant Governor Parson, will be leaving the Lieutenant Governor’s Office on November 9 to pursue a career in higher education. He has accepted a position with the Kansas University Endowment Association in Lawrence, KS and will pursue a doctorate degree and teach. “Tyler has been an outstanding employee since my first campaign for the Missouri Senate, and a friend of my family for many years,” said […]

Governor Eric Greitens visited Kansas City and St. Louis to announce 856 new Missouri jobs

Jefferson City, Mo – Today, Governor Eric Greitens visited Kansas City and St. Louis to celebrate the growth of several companies, announcing their plans to create more than 800 jobs and invest a combined $53.3 million into their operations in Missouri. “Our mission is more jobs and higher pay and we are getting results,” said Gov. Eric Greitens. “856 new jobs is 856 lives changed. It’s 856 families’ lives changed. We are proud to be […]