RALEIGH — At the nation’s largest employer of the blind, only a skeletal crew of workers remains.

After IFB Solutions lost its Veterans Affairs contracts, the nonprofit lost 99 jobs, and the layoffs aren’t over in its optical lab in Winston-Salem. In total, some 137 employees, including 76 blind people and 15 veterans, will face unemployment.

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Happy Labor Day and congratulations! If you are reading this, chances are you are one of the millions of Americans living in one of 27 Right to Work states. You wouldn’t guess it from Right to Work opponents’ unsupported claims, but Right to Work laws are simple and straightforward, not to mention popular.

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HAMLET — They came from all walks of life, young students to seasoned employees, looking for new opportunities and career growth.  

They found an array of options available in a healthy and growing job market.

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