All posts tagged "workforce"

  • Immigrants are Helping Fuel Local Economy

    A new report quantifies their contributions and outlines many of the challenges they increasingly confront   JACKSON HOLE, WY – It’s no secret immigrants comprise a large portion of the local workforce. Now there is data on...

    • Posted June 20, 2018
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  • THE BUZZ 3: Come Together

    New efforts are taking shape in Wyoming to protect the state’s immigrant populace. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In response to increased Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) presence, local communities are creating ICE Rapid Response Teams to advocate...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: A Man’s World

    How a male-dominated workforce takes a toll on women in the valley. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Women in Jackson Hole can prove themselves on the river or in mountains in ways that are unambiguous—either you flip the...

    • Posted May 31, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Humanity vs. Legality

    Sifting through the barriers to citizenship that Jackson’s undocumented immigrants face. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hector Flores* spent the first six years of his life in Tlaxcala, Mexico. He says his parents struggled to find work and...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Defeated Drivers

    At least two lodged semis have closed Teton Pass in the last two weeks and irked commuters want change. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It has been a frustrating winter for those who travel Teton Pass often. Commuters...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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  • GUEST OPINION II: More Reasons to Raise Minimum Wage

    In Wyoming, increasing workers’ pay promises benefits to everyone. Time and time again, people in Wyoming vote against their own best interests. Many who live in poverty — if they vote at all — inexplicably select candidates...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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