2014 was the best year in job growth since 1999

The December jobs report is out.  The US economy added 252,000 jobs in the month of December, lowering the national unemployment rate to an impressive 5.6% from 5.8%.  That capped off a strong year of job growth, the best year since 1999. What has not increased is employer generosity.  Despite strong job growth, wage growth has not kept pace. Yet the surge in new job creation and sinking unemployment still haven’t led to sustained increases in how much American workers…

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Shippensburg’s Domestic Castings cited again by OSHA

Domestic Castings, a castings manufacturer located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, has been cited and fined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for the eighth time for safety violations. Domestic Casting in Shippensburg has been cited and fined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for the for the eighth time in four years. OSHA said Monday its three most recent inspections in June and July 2014 at the Shippensburg facility found 27 total violations and issued $152,912 in fines…

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