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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 […]

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks with a job seeker during a job fair in the Bronx County Building on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. The event, which was co-sponsored by the borough president, the New York State Department of Labor and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, featured representatives of 23 companies offering 1,000 jobs, and was attended by hundreds of individuals.

Bronx Economy Continues To Grow: Jobs Up, Unemployment Down

The Bronx economy continues to grow and improve, according to recently released numbers from the New York State Department of Labor.   The unemployment rate in The Bronx fell to 7.3 percent in August 2015, down from 7.7 percent in […]