A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for areas west of Omaha until 11 p.m.; however, the metro area will likely have thunderstorms on and off throughout the overnight.
A major Omaha employer has announced plans to hire for the holidays. Omaha steaks says it will hire nearly 2,500 season full-time and part-time positions. The company says it has a re-hire program that could mean 500-700 of those who worked last year will be re-hired this year.
Omaha Steaks says there are seasonal openings for all position levels which will work all shifts. Successful applicants can expect to earn $10-$11 an hour.
The first job fair that is open to the public will be October 17 & 18 at 10909 John Galt Blvd. They will run 9am-6pm each day. Other job fairs are expected.