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Businesses are desperate for employees. Broadway Heights in Chico is going as far as offering a vaccination  bonus for new hires.

Independence and a better quality of life is fueling the labor shortage

Aldo Perez, Staff Writer // November 12, 2021

Businesses throughout Chico are struggling to keep employment. Some are shortening their business hours, others are even offering hiring bonuses. The labor shortage, however, is not unique to the city...

Numerous Chico State students left unemployed following shelter-in-place order

Marco Day and Keyla De Los Santos // April 4, 2020

After Gov. Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-30-22 ordering individuals to shelter-in-place starting March 19, many businesses in Butte County not categorized as critical adjusted to the new regulations,...

Civilian Unemployment rates from 1948-2017 Photo credit: Jacqueline Morales

Unemployment slows, new jobs created

Jacqueline Morales // February 7, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that unemployment rates slightly changed to 4.8 percent for Jan.According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, 227,000 new jobs have been added in the last month.The...

The 15 firefighters employed through the SAFER grant could lose their jobs as grant money dwindles. Photo courtesy of Bill Hack.

Fire department cuts personnel, 15 face layoffs

Katia Berg // October 31, 2016

Fifteen Chico firefighters face losing their jobs as federal grant funding is lost. In early 2014, a $5.3 million grant was approved by City Council to fund over a dozen positions for the Fire Department....

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