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Mistakes in background checks could cost you the job

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Imagine applying for a job, only to be told your squeaky clean background check says you're a criminal. It's a case of mistaken identity that's cost one woman who knows how many jobs. News 12 is on your side, so this doesn't happen to you.

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Indiana, South Carolina see unemployment rate soar

Posted: 09/16/2009 - The Labor Department says Indiana's jobless rate soared to 8.2 percent in December from 7.1 percent in November. South Carolina's bolted to 9.5 percent from 8.4 percent.

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Layoffs to begin Thursday at Milliken plant

Updated: 09/16/2009 - Spartanburg-based Milliken & Co. plans to close a textile plant in Barnwell County later this year, putting about 120 people out of work.

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Georgia Power trying to cut 300-400 jobs

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Georgia Power Co., which has already reduced its hiring, says it is offering buyout packages to veteran employees in an attempt to reduce its payroll by 300 to 400 jobs.

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Unemployed in South Carolina will continue to get benefits

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Jobless South Carolina residents will continue to receive unemployment benefits. Gov. Mark Sanford on Wednesday announced he will request a federal loan of $146 million to pay the benefits though March.

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Milliken plant in Barnwell closing its doors

Posted: 09/16/2009 - After more than 50 years in business, the well-known Milliken plant in Barnwell, South Carolina is closing it's doors putting more than 100 people out of a job.

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SC jobless rate still rising, hits 8.4 percent

Posted: 09/16/2009 - State unemployment officials said Friday that November's rate was up from a revised 7.9 percent rate in October and compares with a national rate of 6.7 percent. Nearly 183,000 people are unemployed in South Carolina.

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Georgia jobless rate at 25-year high

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Georgia's jobless rate is now at a 25-year high. It's now up to 7.5% statewide. That's three full percentage points higher than a year ago this time.

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Need a stable job? Consider nursing

Posted: 09/16/2009 - With unemployment hitting an all time high, many are considering going into one field that's been short handed for years -- nursing.

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Short-term census bureau jobs available

Posted: 09/16/2009 - Job searching is pretty bleak right now, but there is a short term opportunity with the US Census Bureau in Richmond County.

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Employers cut 533K jobs in November, most in 34 years

Posted: 09/16/2009 - The Labor Department's report shows the crucial employment market deteriorating at an alarmingly rapid clip, and handed Americans some more grim news right before the holidays.

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