Job Creation

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Job Creation

The process by which the number of jobs in an economy increases. Job creation often refers to government policies intended to reduce unemployment. Job creation programs may take a variety of forms. For example, a government may lower taxes and reduce regulation to make hiring less expensive. On the other hand, a government may hire workers itself, for example, to build a road. See also: New Deal, Reaganomics.
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The governor's 2015-16 Budget includes major initiatives to build on Pennsylvania's manufacturing strength to create new, good-paying jobs through the establishment of the "Made in Pennsylvania" Job Creation Program to provide $5 million in tax credits for manufacturers that create good-paying, middle-class jobs.
Over 20 former employees at the UNRWA job creation program are hungerstriking, demanding permanent contracts.
The study, released Monday by Texans for Public Justice, dives deep into the political spending of folks associated with 38 projects that drew a total of roughly $307 million in state grants from the Texas Enterprise Fund, a job creation program that has drawn the ire of lawmakers this session because of a perceived lack of transparency.
17% in August, unusually lower than that of a month earlier, with the government's continuing job creation program very likely to reduce the percentage to below 5% by the end of the year, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS).
The government's fear was that its becoming the first local government with a job creation program would draw even more homeless people.
Probably the greatest job creation program in the history of the Republic was Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase: Government used its unique buying power to acquire new land, on which individual frontier families carved out farms.
Unemployment, which is a major deterrent to consumer confidence, is running at about 40 percent and it is increasingly unlikely that the government will be able to afford the public works and social service programs that are the foundation for Kibakis job creation program.
Governor Wolf's budget continues the commonwealth's support for the manufacturing industry through the establishment of the 'Made in Pennsylvania' Job Creation program, which rewards manufacturing companies that create good-paying, middle-class jobs in Pennsylvania.
GAZA, June 5, 2012 (WAFA) - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) downsized its job creation program for Palestinian refugees to 70% due to lack of funding as a result of the Israeli blockade on Gaza, Tuesday said Director of UNRWA Affairs in Gaza Robert Turner.
is providing $1 million to the project through its Enterprise North Job Creation program.
The ongoing job creation program of BRJ aims to find work for the unemployed throughout the world.
In fact, the program runs the risk of becoming too popular - it will create a demand in poor communities around the nation that could turn it into an unwieldy and ineffective job creation program.