Morning headlines: Job Service North Dakota holding virtual job fair today
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BISMARCK — Job Service North Dakota will host a Statewide Virtual Multi-Industry Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 19.
One hundred employers representing a variety of different industries are expected to participate. According to Job Service North Dakota, these employers are recruiting for high paying, rewarding jobs.
This is the first time the agency has held a statewide job fair.
According to the latest Online Job Openings Report, published May 4, 2022, there are 19,574 online job postings statewide. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical reported the largest number of job openings (3,139), followed by Transportation and Material Moving (1,556) and Office and Administrative Support (1,367). Eighteen occupational groups reported an over-the-year increase in job openings. Full story here.
West Fargo Police look at using officer body cameras
WEST FARGO — West Fargo Police officers may soon be wearing body cameras as part of their blue uniform.
On Monday, May 16, Police Chief Denis Otterness said his department will apply for a federal grant that could offset the cost of providing body cameras to officers. He said a strong majority of West Fargo police officers are in favor of joining the program.
"An overwhelming majority of the officers, our sworn staff, support the body worn camera program," Otterness said.
Otterness said a body camera program helps build trust and transparency within the department and community. Full story here.