News: Business

Jun. 07, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Report: Employers move costs to employees

 Results from a new study released today by Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, demonstrate how employers evaluated costs and made health care benefits decisions as the launch of health care reform approached.


May. 29, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Jobless rate drops to 5.3 percent in county

Union County’s unemployment rate continued its downward trend in April, dropping to 5.3 percent, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analysis Division.


May. 22, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

City tightens rules for bars, night clubs

Monroe City Council made some changes to the zoning ordinances, specifically what businesses are permitted in the General Business category.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Alvarez quits commissioners race

Indian Trail Mayor Michael Alvarez is out of the county commissioner race.


Mar. 15, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

Connaughton: Economy rising with housing

John Connaughton, an economist at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, released his quarterly forecast for North Carolina earlier this week.


Mar. 15, 2014 @ 03:48 PM

Health Inspections

Union County Department of Environmental Health inspection reports on facilities of any kind in any ZIP code havng any violation in recent inspections.