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Blog Posts by Subject: Jobs

Keeping Up on the Minimum Wage

This is the Department of Labor blog post, authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of the Labor Department. In his post, he states that a minimum wage job barely covers one person's basic needs. Read More ›

The Good Jobs Strategy

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

Working Families: The Elephant at the Roundtable

Latifa Lyles, director of the Women's Bureau, in her blog post, The Elephant at the Roundtable, affirms that quality and affordable child care should be a basic need, rather than a luxury.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 9

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 9 are available.Read More ›

Raising the Minimum Wage Would Benefit LGBT Families

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Carl Fillichio, head of the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs. Carl states that many LGBT workers are employed in low-wage jobs and supporting families. 5.4 million of them would benefit greatly from increasing the national minimum wage. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 3

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of November 3 are available.Read More ›

(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services: Tips For Job Interview Success

Career and Education Information Services can give you advice on dressing for your interview and thinking about the image you want to project. "Struggling to decide on an outfit for your upcoming job interview:  What you wear to an interview creates an image or perception of the type of person you are, so choosing your attire is critical to presenting yourself as the right candidate to hire" (Forbes, 

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Domestic Violence Doesn't Always Stay at Home

Latifa Lyles, Director of the Women's Bureau, in her blog post, Domestic Violence Doesn't Always Stay at Home, states that more women in the U.S. die on the job as a result of domestic violence than they do at the hands of a client or a co-worker.Read More ›

Protecting Workers from Intimidation, Retaliation

This is the Labor Department blog post authored by Tom Perez, Secretary of Labor. In his post, Tom asserts that intimidation and retaliation in the workplace are against the law, the department will use every enforcement tool including litigation, civil money penalties, liquidated damages, debarment, and warrants to protect workers' rights and may even seek temporary restraining orders to protect workers and their wages while the department's investigation continues.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 27

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of October 27 are available.Read More ›

Fighting for Hispanic Safety on the Job

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Diana Cortez, Area Director for OSHA in Tarrytown, New York. 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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Sanitation Worker Exam 2015

New York City is giving another exam to those who want to be a part of New York's Strongest.Read More ›

St. Nicks Alliance's Skills Training

St. Nicks Alliance is a nonprofit, non-sectarian community development corporation. Their mission is to serve as a catalyst to improve the quality of life for Williamsburg-Greenpoint residents by addressing economic, educational, health, housing, and social needs while preserving the vibrant and diverse character of the entire community, particularly for low-and moderate-income residents.Read More ›

LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail

Learn about luxury retail; job placement assistance provided.Read More ›

Building Works: Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Building Works is a pre-apprenticeship training that prepares interested candidates for careers in the building trades. In partnership with the NYC District Council of Carpenters Labor Technical College, the 3 month training is tuition-free and provides both classroom instruction and hands-on experience preparing you for success in a union apprenticeship. Read More ›
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