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Federal government could take over job safety enforcement from Arizona

OSHA is starting the process of revoking Arizona's state plan this week.

End to unemployment benefits had very little effect on job market

Gov. Ducey touted the move last summer as a fix to the tight labor market

The future of work

This week, The Buzz focuses on the future of work in a tight labor market.

Job hunting and hiring in Southern Arizona

This week, The Buzz examines the difficulty that employers are facing in hiring workers and talks to job seekers about their hunts for work.

Tucson opens applications for event and workforce development grant

The city will award more money this year due to federal pandemic relief funds.

Construction industry struggling to hire amid demand for housing

The number of construction workers in Arizona took a big hit in the financial crisis and still had not fully recovered when the pandemic set in.

Return-to-work bonus program has paid out less than 15% of funds

The Department of Economic Security has not said how it will use the remainder of the money.

Arizona recovers jobs lost early in pandemic

The unemployment rate also fell below that of February 2020.

Arizonans are back to dining out at pre-pandemic rates

Restaurants, however, are still struggling to hire.

City of Tucson partners with Department of Defense to recruit staff

The program helps service members transition out of the military and pays their salaries for up to six months.

Arizona will likely add about 700,000 jobs in the next ten years

The state is projected to outpace growth in most of the country.

Holiday shopping adds to strain on retail hiring

Stores that are already understaffed are struggling to hire seasonal workers.

Study focuses on competitiveness and the gender wage gap

University of Arizona-backed research finds women look for fairness in outcomes.

Arizona unemployment claims are down below pre-pandemic levels

The state hit the milestone in mid-October.

How is Arizona’s economy recovering amid the pandemic?

While the state has recovered most of the jobs it lost during the onset of the pandemic, the labor market has changed.

Arizona unemployment rate goes down, but job growth remains slow

The unemployment rate in Arizona fell to below six percent.

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