Business

10:46am

Tue April 1, 2014
Business

Murf. Tops List of Cities with Nations Fastest Improving Gender Pay Gap

Credit nerdwallet.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The financial literacy website NerdWallet says Murfreesboro tops the list of cities with the fastest decreasing pay gap between men and women.

In an article out this week, NerdWallet says gender pay equity in Murfreesboro improved by nearly 34 percent between 2007 and 2012.

Equal gender pay was enshrined in federal law more than 50 years ago, but pay disparity continues to persist. American men make - on average - about 23 percent more than women performing the same tasks.

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8:44am

Tue April 1, 2014
Business

Alumni Spring Weekend!

Join us for a full weekend of tours, interactive exhibits, open houses, activities, and music!

View the full Alumni Spring Weekend schedule

Here are some of the highlights....

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8:39am

Tue April 1, 2014
Business

John Turner Seminar

On Friday, April 4, John Turner, Professor of Economics at the University of Georgia, will be presenting "Usage-Based Pricing and Demand for Residential Broadband.”  This talk will be in BAS 334 from 1:00-2:30pm.  It is sponsored by the Department of Economics and Finance and the MTSU Distinguished Lecture Series, and it is open to the public.  A copy of Dr. Turner’s corresponding paper is attached.

8:20am

Thu March 27, 2014
Business

Anti-domestic Violence Advocate to Speak at MTSU

Jeff Bucholtz

One of the country’s foremost anti-domestic violence advocates will examine the issue and the attitudes behind it in an address at MTSU.

Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, co-director of We End Violence, will speak at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, in the Student Union ballroom.

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9:56am

Mon March 24, 2014
Business

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Tennessee’s unemployment rate dropped again in February, down three-tenths  from January to 6.9 percent.

The State Department of Labor says that’s the lowest jobless number Tennessee has seen since July of 2008. In February, 2013 the state’s unemployment rate stood above 8 percent.

Tennessee employers added 6,900 jobs in February. Positions were added in manufacturing, professional services and government. Jobs were lost in financial services, information services and leisure and hospitality.

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