The Idaho Transportation Department addressed a turnover problem last year by raising wages for its 400 transportation technician apprentices.
The apprentices are the workers who drive snow plows and do maintenance work. ITD Director Brian Ness told state lawmakers Jan. 24 that turnover was a big problem in the apprentice ranks, with slightly more than half the ...
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Expanding Medicaid in Idaho could benefit Idaho more than almost any other state. That’s because the way Idaho now handles catastrophic medical costs places the burden squarely on the state taxpayer. The Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, which includes hospitals, St. Luke’s Health System and Saint Alphonsus Health System, favors expansion. IACI has asked [...]
Have you ever opened an e-newsletter, looked at the graphics without reading any of the text, and closed it a few seconds later? You’re not alone. The average time a person spends on an e-newsletter is less than a minute, and the typical open rate is only about 25 percent. While you cannot control how [...]