Hire the nation’s heroes, Oct. 17

WAKE COUNTY — The U.S. Department of the Navy will conduct for the fourth consecutive year a “Hiring The Heroes Career Fair” Oct. 16 at Hilton-Midtown and Oct. 17 in the North Raleigh Hilton from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair is intended to target veterans within the greater Wake...

Workplace worries — The N.C. Department of Labor answers common employment questions

Question — I am wondering if it is OK for an 18-year-old high school student to be required to work until midnight while that student has school the next day. Answer — Yes. The youth employment provisions of the Wage and Hour Act do not apply to students who are 18 years old or...

State creative occupation jobs make a jump

DURHAM — N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz recently released findings from the annual Creative Vitality Index (CVI) update showing an increase of more than 8 percent in creative occupations jobs held by nearly 3 percent of North Carolina’s...