Fidelity Investments, one of the state’s largest employers, plans to hire 475 more workers at its Merrimack campus. This comes after the financial services firm hired about 950 workers there last year.
WASHINGTON — U.S. job openings rose to a two-year high in February while hiring picked up as strengthening domestic demand amid increased COVID-19 vaccinations and additional pandemic aid from the government boost companies’ needs for more workers.
With a slight delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Business and Economic Affairs has hired Scott Crowder as the state’s first director of outdoor recreation and industry development.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s massive infrastructure plan would create millions of jobs, undoing some of the economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, economists said, with lower middle-income workers and minorities possibly benefiting the most.
WASHINGTON — The infrastructure plan U.S. President Joe Biden will roll out in Pittsburgh on Wednesday includes $2.3 trillion in investments aimed at everything from fixing 10,000 bridges to tearing lead pipes out of millions of homes in the United States.
WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans filed new claims for unemployment benefits last week amid falling COVID-19 infections, but the near-term outlook for the labor market is unclear after winter storms wreaked havoc in the South region in the middle of this month.
WASHINGTON — After lackluster jobs data showed the U.S. labor market recovery is stalling, President Joe Biden and his economic team on Friday hammered home the same message in meetings, interviews and television appearances: It’s time to put more money into the economy.
CONCORD — Fiscal conservatives predict a climate change plan that governors of three southern New England states have embraced will motivate drivers to fuel up in New Hampshire to avoid higher gasoline taxes back home.
For overcharging and engaging in unethical stock trading with former Gov. Craig Benson’s personal fortune, Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay $24 million in restitution and $2 million in fines and costs, state securities officials said.
The uncontrolled coronavirus outbreak is prompting government officials across the nation to impose new restrictions on consumers and businesses, sapping the economy’s momentum and delaying the recovery of millions of jobs lost during the recession.
Allegro MicroSystems Inc., which develops semiconductors for the automotive industry and other markets, became a publicly traded company Thursday and expects to raise $350 million by offering 25 million shares.
Six months into the pandemic, many New Hampshire construction firms are busier than they have been for some time, despite curtailed mill production and shortages of some materials, such as pressure-treated wood.
CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu and his northern New England counterparts called on President Donald Trump Wednesday to back off his recent decision to reimpose a 10% tariff on aluminum imports from Canada, warning it was hurting supply chain businesses in the region.
CONCORD — The state will soon unveil a “streamlined process” to resolve complaints about the new application all unemployed workers have to fill out to receive an additional $300 in weekly benefits, Gov. Chris Sununu said Tuesday.
CONCORD — The state’s jobless will receive a $300-per-week increase in their benefits as New Hampshire will accept the partnership President Donald Trump offered states, Gov. Chris Sununu announced Tuesday.
CONCORD — A sharp spike in unemployment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic likely will require two increases in the state tax employers pay to prop up a trust fund that supports jobless benefits, state officials said.
U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster last month introduced a bill that would reverse a tax on private water companies that kicked in after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was signed into law, resulting in over a million dollars in unexpected federal taxes on infrastructure projects in the state.
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell last week, but the pace of decline has stalled amid a second wave of layoffs as companies battle weak demand and fractured supply chains, supporting views that the economy faces a long and difficult recovery from the …
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer sentiment perked up in early June as households cheered the reopening of businesses and a surprise rebound in hiring, though they did not expect a significant improvement in the economy amid fears of a resurgence in COVID-19 infections.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy unexpectedly added jobs in May, surprising economists and analysts who had forecast millions more losing their livelihoods, and raising hopes of a faster economic recovery than expected.
CONCORD — Two-thirds of the state’s dairy farmers likely will go out of business because of COVID-19 if they don’t receive economic relief soon, Agriculture Commissioner Shawn Jasper predicted Thursday.
WASHINGTON — As the unemployment rate soared in April to its highest levels since the Great Depression, with 14.7% of workers without jobs, the coronavirus shutdown fell unequally on Americans according to age, gender, educational attainment as well as race.
CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu poured over detailed guidelines for reopening economic sectors from restaurants, retail stores and state parks to golf courses, campgrounds and hair salons while he put the finishing touches on his "flex open" plan that he will present to New Hampshire Friday.
In speaking with local entrepreneurs, a common piece of feedback is that New Hampshire fosters an impressively collaborative business environment, particularly when compared with innovation hubs in other parts of the country.