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Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

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by · April 15, 2017 · Jobs
UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION

UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION

UNIONS & LEADERS FIGHT TRUMP’S ANTI-LABOR VISION Unions and Independent Democratic Conference members stand together against national right-to-work legislation and release four-point protection plan for New York State workers New York, NY — Standing up against the anti-labor vision of […]

by · February 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Jobs, Labor
Summer Youth Job Applications Available 

Summer Youth Job Applications Available 

​ATTENTION BRONX YOUTH The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in entry-level jobs in […]

New Investigation Finds Employment Agencies Scamming Low-Wage Workers

New Investigation Finds Employment Agencies Scamming Low-Wage Workers

Click on the picture to watch the Justice for Job Seekers undercover investigation video:

by · October 20, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Jobs
Bronx H.I.R.E. Interview Fair – Today at 4:30 p.m. at the Hutchinson Metro Center

Bronx H.I.R.E. Interview Fair – Today at 4:30 p.m. at the Hutchinson Metro Center

Hire a Hero – Veterans Job Fair at Empire City Casino on November 17th

Hire a Hero – Veterans Job Fair at Empire City Casino on November 17th

by · September 26, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Jobs, Veterans
Op-Ed: Workforce 2.0 – How the Gig Economy Provides a Hand-Up for Thousands of Bronxites

Op-Ed: Workforce 2.0 – How the Gig Economy Provides a Hand-Up for Thousands of Bronxites

Op-Ed by Fernando P. Tirado Many politicians and other pundits have been critical of the “Gig Economy”, especially due to the rise of companies such as Uber and Airbnb. These companies are part of the gig economy, but the gig […]

by · August 1, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Jobs
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Poll: Voters Like Obama’s New Overtime Rule – Morning Consult

Voters think President Obama’s new overtime rule is a great idea, and almost four out of 10 say the new threshold should be even higher.

by · May 27, 2016 · Government, Jobs, Labor, News
Bronx Community Board 2 District Manager Job Posting

Bronx Community Board 2 District Manager Job Posting

by · April 1, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Jobs
Vernuccio’s View: Increased Minimum Wage Increases Unemployment

Vernuccio’s View: Increased Minimum Wage Increases Unemployment

Increased Minimum Wage Increases Unemployment By Frank Vernuccio, Jr., J.D.     The debate over raising the minimum wage has become a significant factor in the presidential contest. The evidence indicates that, contrary to the claims of Senator Sanders and […]

Above: DDC Commissioner, Feniosky Pea-Mora (center), poses with students from the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering and Architecture in addition to students from Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology at the 2016 Introduce a Girl to AEC event.

City Agency Celebrates Pi Day and Girls in STEAM Careers

Program celebrated female engineers during Pi day and Women’s History Month   Long Island City – In celebration of Pi day and Women’s History Month, the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s STEAM education initiative hosted 20 female […]

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

NY A.G. PENS OP-ED ON THE $15 MINIMUM WAGE

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman wrote an op-ed in the New York Daily News on the minimum wage. Highlights from the op-ed are below: ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM: We can address this problem in one of two ways. The […]

by · March 14, 2016 · Government, Jobs, News
Profile America: First Local Unemployment Assistance

Profile America: First Local Unemployment Assistance

UNEMPLOYMENT HELP FROM CITY HALL Profile America —  A severe economic panic, striking in 1893, led the city of Seattle to create the nation’s first municipal unemployment assistance office on this date in 1894. State and federal unemployment assistance wasn’t […]

Senators Klein & Savino Rally with 1199 SEIU to “Fight For $15” for Caretakers

Senators Klein & Savino Rally with 1199 SEIU to “Fight For $15” for Caretakers

“Taking Care of Caretakers” lays out wage increases resulting in $330 million in public assistance savings for the state, economic growth and less worker turnover NEW YORK, NY – Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) and State Senator Diane […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Government, Jobs, Labor, News
BRONX BP DIAZ RELEASES REPORT PROPOSING PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT AT CONCOURSE YARD

BRONX BP DIAZ RELEASES REPORT PROPOSING PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT AT CONCOURSE YARD

Report Finds Potential for Nearly Two Million Square Feet of Development at Concourse Yard     Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued a preliminary report cataloging the potential of platform development at three borough railyard sites.   The […]