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Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/malaysia-airlines-cut-6000
Workers comp for staff kickball injury?

...kickball game he organized is entitled to workers' compensation, the S.C. Supreme Court...reversed the Court of Appeals and the state workers' comp panel in its Wednesday decision...concerned with an analytical framework in the workers' compensation recreational or social...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/workers-comp-staff-kickbal
3 men sentenced for killing protected hawks, owls in Jasper County

...and the other two were fined $500 each, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Rhett DeHart, who prosecuted the case.The three workers release about 6,000 quail yearly on the private, 8,000-acre plantation for owners to hunt.They placed dozens of baited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-29/3-men-sentenced-killin
Colleagues receive front page as going-away present

...mug shots that no longer resemble their subject. Creative headlines. Playful jabs and inside jokes among friends and co-workers.These pages contain the shoptalk and the war stories of their proudest and least proud moments.Today's parting page was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-29/colleagues-receive-front-page
Cynthia Taylor: Remember that work is holy

...in our work as teachers, lawyers, volunteers, doctors, parents, secretaries, students, business owners, construction workers and every other vocation God has given us."Today we affirm before God and one another that our work and our worship are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-29/cynthia-taylor-remember-
Automatic Data Processing | The Augusta Chronicle

...Jersey, opened its $40 million Solution Center on Flowing Wells Road with the goal of eventually employing more than 1,000 workers. At the end of 2008, the company employed 400 people in Augusta, with plans to add 200 employees each year through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/automatic-data-proc
Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...Remediation efforts are some of the biggest ongoing operations at the facility. On Wednesday, hundreds of former nuclear workers learned more about filing claims for medical benefits available for illnesses related to work in the nuclear industry. Federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/savannah-river-site
Local nonprofit making a difference for homeless families

...Augusta's child care facility on Ridge Road so their parents can look for work.One day she wants to go college and become a social worker, but right now she is busy searching for a second job and keeping her own family from sinking back into homelessness.She's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-08-28/local-nonprofit-
Martinez road reopens after gas leak

...officials urged motorists to avoid Old Petersburg Road near McCormick Road until the scene cleared up. According to a statement from Columbia County emergency management, there were no evacuations. The line was hit by construction workers.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-28/columbia-county-gas-leak-old
Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298,000

...forecasts that employers added 250,000 jobs this month.Applications are a proxy for layoffs. When employers hold onto their workers, it suggests they are more confident in the economy and could step up hiring.The applications data is the latest sign that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/applications-us-unemployme