A regional group is forming to improve career and technical education for students in the Roanoke Valley and Alleghany Highlands.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the world of work overnight, sending millions to do their jobs online and in isolation. Some organizations had a…
State education leaders are calling for greater teacher diversity and decreases in disproportionate rates of Black student suspensions in the Virginia Department of Education's latest recommendations to address equity.
Virginians who have lost their jobs because of the pandemic can apply for funding to enroll in workforce training programs for high-demand fields.
Editor’s note: On Aug. 30, we published an editorial posting four questions for the candidates for the 5th Congressional District seat and ple…
Editor’s note: On Aug. 30, we published an editorial posing four questions for the candidates for the 5th Congressional District seat and pled…
Gwyneth Paltrow thinks her daughter’s generation have a “beautiful sense of entitlement” about heading into the workforce, as they don't need to worry about being denied jobs because of their gender.
New River Community College recently received state approval to offer a new training program for those interested in studying to be a Certifie…
By John S. Edwards
A new nonprofit group is working to help unemployed Virginians train for and obtain jobs.
The national economic outlook, trade policies and the possibility of a recession were all points of discussion during Thursday’s annual Economic Summit at the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance.
The Labor Day we observe today is a product of the industrial era, first celebrated in 1882 and finally declared a federal holiday in 1894.
As the details of coal producer Blackjewel LLC’s bankruptcy continue to be sorted out in federal court, a foundation announced a $250,000 donation to help those in Wise and Lee counties affected by the closing.
Bristol, Tennessee-based Contura Energy received the green light from a federal bankruptcy judge Tuesday to move forward with buying three mines in Wyoming and West Virginia from bankrupt coal producer Blackjewel LLC.