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Delaware launches drive to fill 400 state jobs

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

  Delaware has launched a $225,000 campaign to advertise the many state jobs available, and to make sure job seekers know the state has raised salaries and offers alternative schedules. The campaign is a unique move for the state, pointed out Claire DeMatteis, secretary of the Delaware Department of Human Resources. It’s aimed at catching the attention of Delaware workers …

Science, basketball, drones: STEM fun during spring break

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Drones, video games and basketball all in one place. That wasn’t just a middle school boy’s dream, but a day of STEM fun at The Warehouse in Wilmington. Designed by Learning Undefeated to spark students’ interest in careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the three-hour event Tuesday included hands-on activities, games and family-oriented contests. Learning Undefeated’s Drop Anywhere Lab …

Pharmaceutical manufacturer could bring 500 new jobs to Middletown

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

    A pharmaceutical company that contracts to develop and manufacture drugs is building a state-of-the-art campus in Middletown that is expected to open in 2020 and have about 500 jobs by 2026. The campus will be on 190 acres and is now in its initial phase, said a Monday press release from WuXi STA and the Delaware Prosperity Partnership. …

Repeal of youth and training wage heads to Carney

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

The bill would take effect 90 days after being signed by the governor.   As expected, Democrats were successful Tuesday in passing a bill through the state Senate that would repeal the youth and training wage passed in 2o18. House Bill 88, which is part of a package of economic bills pushed by the Dems, would go into effect 90 …