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A Pipeline of Well-Trained Talent: Year Up New York

Almost 6 million young adults in this country are facing social and economic injustice. They lack access to higher education and to the economic mainstream. On the other hand, our economy needs help, U.S. businesses need more and better trained talent to compete in today's global economy. Read More ›

New City Jobs Posted... Be Prepared with Test Books from the Library!

The City of New York has just begun a new fiscal year, starting on July 1. With this new year comes new opportunities within the employment sector. A wave of new jobs and their applicable tests have opened up... and as a result there is a surge of interest in test preparation books from the New York Public Library.Read More ›

Employment First: A Key Component in Community Inclusion

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

Opportunities for Graduating Law Students from the U.S. DOL

This is a news release from the U.S. Department of Labor, Secretary Tom Perez talks about the Honors Program in the Office of the Solicitor at the Labor Department on July 14, 2014.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of July 21

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of July 21 are available.Read More ›

Top 10 Careers for College Grads to Consider

This is the U.S. Department of Labor blog post authored by Lia Gallitano. These career paths were selected based off of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' data. For more information, please visit the Labor Department's Occupational Outlook Handbook.Read More ›

Weather Forecasters: Summer's Unsung Heroes

The following is the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Tom Perez's blog post, Weather Forecasters: Summer's Unsung Heroes.Read More ›

Electrical Apprenticeships: Opportunity Awaits

Electricians install and maintain electrical power, communications, lighting, and control systems in homes, businesses, and factories. There are different types of electricians, inside electricians maintain and repair large motors, equipment, and control systems in businesses and factories. Residential electricians install wiring and troubleshoot electrical problems in peoples' homes.Read More ›

Modernizing Protections for Whistleblowers

This is the Department of Labor blog authored by Anthony Rosa, the Acting Deputy Director for Whistleblower Protection Programs. Anthony explains what must be done to update OSHA's whistleblower protection statute.Read More ›

UPS Partnership with Registered Apprenticeship Program Offers Employees Quality Assurance

This is the Department of Labor post authored by Patrick O'Leary, the human resources and veterans affairs manager for UPS. Patrick describes his company's partnership with the Labor Department's Employment and Training Adminisration's Registered Apprenticeship program, which works with state agencies to set standards for apprenticeship programs, ensure high-quality training and develop new programs. You can learn more about Registered Apprenticeship from the blog post, Apprenticeship 101: Earn While You Learn.Read More ›

For Graduation Day and After

Congratulations, graduate! There is a big, scary, exciting world out there and it's yours to do whatever it is you'll do next!Read More ›

Employing Individuals with Autism: Information and Customized Employment Ideas April 10

Autism Speaks and Job Path will present Employing Individuals with Autism: Information and Customized Employment Ideas on Thursday, April 10, 2014, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), 188 Madison Avenue and 34th Street, Conference Room 018.Read More ›

Bronx Educational Opportunity Center Job Fair April 9

The Bronx Educational Opportunity Center will present a Job Fair on Wednesday, April 9.Read More ›

On-Site Recruitment: School Safety Officer, Traffic Enforcement Agent and Police Officer April 7 and 18

The New York State Department of Labor and the New York City Police Department will present On-Site Recruitment Information Sessions for School Safety Officer, Traffic Enforcement Agent and Police Officer on Monday, April 7 and Friday, April 18, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New York State Department of Labor, Bronx Workforce 1 Career Center, 400 E. Fordham Road, 7th Floor (Classroom #1), Bronx, N.Y. 10458.Read More ›

Local Union #175: Skilled Construction Craft Laborer Apprentices

The United Plant & Production Workers, Local Union #175, will conduct a recruitment from April 15, 2014 through March 31, 2015 for six skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced on March 13, 2014 at Roslyn Heights, New York.Read More ›

Women's Bureau: Recognizing Innovative Women

The development of world-class talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is critical to America’s global leadership. The Obama Administration understands that fostering an open and diverse scientific community that draws from an array of unique experiences and viewpoints is a necessary step to realizing this goal.Read More ›

Promoting Business and Workplace Equality for All Diverse Segments

Recently more attention has been focused on the rights of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) on a global and local level. For example, Vice President Joe Biden delivered the keynote speech at the Human Rights Campaign held in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, March 22, 2014. He presented LGBT rights as an integral part of U.S. foreign policy and he also pointed out that it was time for Congress to pass Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). ENDA would bar employers with 15 or more workers for using a person's sexual orientation or gender identity as the basis for making Read More ›

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair March 27

Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, was launched in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's network of 1600 state and local chambers and other strategic partners for the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Visit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation site to learn more.Read More ›

Booktalking "'They're Bankrupting Us!' and 20 Other Myths About Unions" by Bill Fletcher

Twenty-one myths as presented in Bill Fletcher, Jr.'s book.Read More ›

On-Site Recruitment: Firefighters, EMTs, Paramedics and Fire Protection Inspectors in March

The New York State Department of Labor and the New York City Fire Department will present On-Site Recruitment Information Sessions for Firefighters, EMT'S, Paramedics and Fire Protection Inspectors in March.Read More ›
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