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Posts by Magdalene Chan

Paying It Forward: Investing in the Future of Hispanic Americans

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Heidi Shierholz, Chief Economist at the Department of Labor. Read More ›

Disability Employment Champions of Change

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Kathy Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 20

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of October 20 are available.Read More ›

National Coming Out Day: Out at Work

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Mary Beth Maxwell, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor and a senior advisor to Secretary Perez.Read More ›

Working Together to Promote Inclusive Workplaces

Unite magazine, a bi-monthly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business publication, featured Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez in an article "Working Together to Promote Inclusive Workplaces" in its October/November issue. Read More ›

Become a NYC Sanitation Worker: Job Nature and Exam Overview

This is the first time The Department of Sanitation is giving the NYC sanitation worker written exam in seven years. Come and learn about the profession, how to become a Sanitation Worker and the Examination process.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 13

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of October 13 are available.Read More ›

Expanding the Definition of Workplace Flexibility

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Kathy Mantinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). Read More ›

Building Inclusion: Expect. Employ. Empower.

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez kicked off the celebration with her blog post, Building Inclusion.Read More ›

DOL Employment Report: Moving In the Right Direction

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. In his blog,Tom delivers the good news that the unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent, its lowest level since July 2008. He also mentions the fourth round of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grants with a total of $450 million which is a bold long-term investment in our skills infrastructure.Read More ›

Latinas and Their Families Can't Afford Unequal Pay for Equal Work

The following Department of Labor blog post, Latinas and their Families Can't Afford Unequal Pay for Equal Work, is authored by Elianne Ramos, principal and chief executive officer of Speak Hispanic Communications.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 6

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of October 6 are available.Read More ›

In Support of Paid Leave: 25 Million Stories

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Latifa Lyles, Director of Women's Bureau. Read More ›

Banned Books Don't Work

The following Department of Labor blog, Banned Books Don't Work, is authored by Carl Fillichio who heads the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs. Carl would like readers to share their thoughts on books, poems or plays (banned or not banned) that shaped their view of work, workers or workplaces.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 29

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of September 29 are available.Read More ›

Department of Labor: Latinos Should Lead on Paid Leave

This is the U.S. Department of Labor blog post authored by Vanessa Cardenas, the vice president of Progress 2050 at American Progress. Vanessa in her blog points out that Latinos continue to play a larger and larger role in the U.S. economy and labor market, however, their basic needs are not being met. It is high time to bring the workplace polices into the 21 st century and help all families succeed. Read More ›

Guess Who's Leading on Paid Leave?

This is the U.S. Department of Labor blog post authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. He states that in building an economy that works for everyone, that means investing in the middle class, rewarding hard work and responsibility, ensuring that everyone has a chance to succeed. Paid leave has to be at the center of those efforts.Read More ›

"It Changed My Life Forever" Job Corps Stories

The following is the U.S. Department of Labor blog post. Three Job Corps graduates discuss how Job Corps helped them overcome adversity and succeed.Read More ›

A Woman's Place - in Tech

This is the U.S. Department of Labor blog post authored by Latifa Lyles, Director of the Women's Bureau. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 22

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of September 22 are available.Read More ›
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