Shannon firm to close after Christmas

first_imgTwitter Linkedin WhatsApp Facebook Print Andrew CareyA SHANNON based electrical switchgear firm is to close with the loss of 63 jobs.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up At the end of January, Kraus and Naimer is to closing its manufacturing facility in the Shannon Free Zone.The Limerick Post has learned that the closure is due to continued financial losses at the firm.Kraus and Naimer has been sustaining losses for the last number of years.It is understood that the closure is forced due to the impact of weak customer demand due to the global recession.The facility was set up in Shannon in 1973.center_img NewsBreaking newsShannon firm to close after ChristmasBy admin – December 5, 2013 711 Advertisement Email Previous articleLimerick homes at risk of repossessionNext articleGeordie Shore sets Limerick pulses racing adminlast_img read more

2020 Census jobs open, applications now available

first_imgLatest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… As part of the application process the applicant will be asked to respond to questions that relate to his or her educational and work experiences as well as other experience-related questions.If hired, the work schedule will depend on the position. Generally, the hours for field position are flexible. Some field positions require the 2020 Census taker to work during the day. Other positions require evening and weekend work interviewing the public.Supervisory positions require employees to be available for certain day, evening and/or weekend shifts. 2020 Census jobs open, applications now available Published 7:47 pm Thursday, December 26, 2019 Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author You Might Like Downtown sidewalk replacement begins January The second phase of Troy’s downtown sidewalk revitalization project will begin in January 2020. The sidewalks to be replaced are… read more Skip Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Print Article By Jaine Treadwell Opportunity is knocking for those who would like to get paid and also help their communities.2020 Census jobs are available and applications are now being accepted, said Gregory Foster, Census 2020.“The Census Bureau is committed to hiring census takers to work in their own communities so the opportunity to join the 2020 Census Team offers the opportunity to work close to home, receive great pay with flexible hours, weekly pay and paid training,” Foster said. Foster said employees will be paid weekly and can expect to receive their first paycheck about 10 to 14 days after their first day of work.Field employees will be reimbursed for authorized work expenses, including mileage incurred while conducting 2020 Census work.During training, the pay rate will be lower than the regular hourly rate.Foster said those who wish to apply must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid Social Security number and United States citizenship. Males born after 1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System or have a qualifying exemption. Those who are offered a job must pass a criminal background check and review of criminal records, including fingerprinting. Those offered a job must also be available to work flexible hours, including days, evenings and weekends, Foster said.Most jobs require employees to have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license unless public transportation is readily available. Access to a computer with Internet is necessary to complete training.Foster said those who would like to join the 2020 Census Team may apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs. For information or help with applying, call 1-855-JOB-2020. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

First scheduled direct flights commence between Canada and Grenada

first_img Share Sharing is caring! Share 20 Views   no discussions Tweetcenter_img Share LifestyleTravel First scheduled direct flights commence between Canada and Grenada by: – December 16, 2011 Photo credit: tntisland.comST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The first regularly scheduled direct flights from Grenada to Canada were inaugurated on Thursday.“It’s another history making occasion for Grenada,” declared Tourism Minister Peter David as the Caribbean Airlines flight bound for Toronto got ready to depart.The flight originates in Port of Spain but, for people going between St George’s and Toronto, it will be a no-hassle direct connection, that is now on the permanent schedule.Charter airlines have seasonal schedules between the two cities, but the new deal hammered out by Grenada’s tourism officials allows for the fixed commercial schedule.The new service is twice weekly.The inaugural flight was sent off with much fanfare by a high level tourism delegation including David, new Grenada Board of Tourism Chairman Colin Dowe and officials of the airport authority and the Airlift Committee.The party was on hand to greet vice president of operations for Caribbean Airlines Captain Thomas Lawrence and his team, followed by a short ribbon cutting ceremony.David, speaking after the cutting of the ribbon, said the importance of regular access to the Canadian market could not be over-emphasized.“For us it’s a wonderful day and a good boost to our tourism industry, and anything that is good for tourism is good for Grenada,” he said.“Getting into the Canadian market directly is a hopeful sign and wonderful Christmas gift for Grenadians in the Diaspora as well as prospective Canadian visitors,” David added.Passengers boarded the historic flight amidst cheers following the cutting of the ribbon by David Director of the Grenada Board of Tourism Simon Steill admitted that increased marketing of the island in Canada will have to be given priority.“It is our intention to work with Caribbean Airlines to put a strong marketing campaign package for the year ahead,” he disclosed.“We now have two weekly scheduled flights in addition to other seasonal flights, so we have a lot of work to do to ensure we keep the passenger traffic at its peak,” Steill added.Captain Lawrence of Caribbean Airlines said it’s a landmark occasion for Caribbean Airlines.“We have other services to Grenada but the addition of any new route is an exciting moment and it is our intention to connect Grenada directly with other international markets,” he said.The inauguration comes only weeks after the Ministry of Tourism unveiled a new national tourism master plan to push the industry forward in the next two years, and is the start of a new push for increased regional and international connections out of Grenada.Caribbean News Nowlast_img read more