gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Tuesday June 28th


Stutzman sees transition in job market
Saturday Aug 23, 2014 6:14am
Sturgis, MI

By: Tim Murray

STURGIS - From too few jobs to too few workers. That’s the transition taking place across Northeast Indiana according to Third District Congressman Marlin Stutzman.

The Howe Republican says the turnout at this year’s I-P-F-W Job Fair illustrates the change.

"Two years ago we had about 800 job openings, last year a thousand, and this year we had over 3,000 openings with a waiting list of people who wanted to get in. Here in our region things are going maybe much better than in the other parts of the country."

Stutzman hopes that improvements in wages will follow the trend.

"I'm also hoping wages start to follow that. We've seen that over close to a decade things have stayed relatively flat since the recession started. I think there's a lot of good reasons to be hopeful."

The Congressman noted it will be difficult get major legislation like immigration reform passed with an election right around the corner.

(06-28-2016) • Angola BZA Approves Big D's Bait & Tackle Variance
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-28-2016) • LaGrange County Honored Today
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(06-27-2016) • Crash Kills Two People in Dekalb County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Butler, IN
(06-27-2016) • Eyster Appreciation Day Celebrated at the Steuben County Airport
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-25-2016) • Bryan Day In The Park & Fireworks Saturday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bryan, OH
(06-25-2016) • Simple Summer Meal Ideas and Easy Stay Fit Moves
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-24-2016) • Union for Ohio State Patrol Wants Better Contract
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(06-24-2016) • Trine Alumni & Friends Golf Outing
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-24-2016) • Today in the Tri-state
(06-23-2016) • Bronson Structure Fire
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson, MI
(06-23-2016) • Angola Combined Sewer Overflow Update
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-23-2016) • New Steuben County EMA Director Named
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-23-2016) • Glenda Ritz Set to Speak as Keynote for Steuben County Democrats
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-23-2016) • Robotics & Mechatronics Open House Today in Coldwater
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(06-22-2016) • Cardinal IG Expanding Fremont Facility
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont, IN
(06-22-2016) • MSD Has New Athletic Training Agreement
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-22-2016) • Albion Motorcyclist Critical
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(06-22-2016) • Angola Man Held in Connection with Vehicle Theft
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Wolcottville, IN
(06-22-2016) • Goshen Bomb Vest
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(06-22-2016) • Crooked Lake Sandbar Music Festival
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Crooked Lake • Angola, IN
(06-21-2016) • Tyler Named Dean of Trine’s Engineering School
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-21-2016) • Trine Tabs Dugan as new Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-21-2016) • Williams County Crash Injures One
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bryan, OH
(06-21-2016) • Angola Investment Fund Check Presented to C&K Enterprises
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN





Contact WBET
BUSINESS260/665-9554
REQUESTS260/668-HITS
wlki@wlki.com

pfc

businesses