Delaware has set an all-time jobs record according to the Monthly Labor Review released by the Delaware Department of Labor. The 443,700 jobs reported top the previous high mark of 442,300 in February, 2008, prior to the Great Recession.
Governor Markell shares how the State is supporting small businesses throughout Delaware, with initiatives like Project Pop-Up and the Small Business Focus Program.
Formed in Delaware over three decades ago by Governor Pete du Pont, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) celebrates an important milestone, with the enrollment of the one-millionth student. Governor Markell chairs the organization.
Governor Markell highlights statewide efforts to improve economic opportunities for veterans.
As a result of legislation proposed by Governor Markell and members of the General Assembly in 2013, the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, which had been severely depleted during the Great Recession and had to borrow from the federal government to ensure benefits could be paid, finished repaying the federal loan – saving the average Delaware employer $288 per employee in increased fees and penalties over the next two years.
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