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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 ›

2014 CMP Annual Job Fair

CMP’s 2014 annual Job Fair employment event will be held on Thursday, September 25th from 10 am to 3 pm. The event will include over fifteen employers from the Healthcare and Retail industries from locations in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, as well as workshops in Healthcare and job market trends. Job seekers will have the chance to learn about industry career paths, build their network and meet with potential employers at the event.Read More ›

Hispanic Heritage Month: Expanding Opportunity for All

The following U.S. Department of Labor blog post, Hispanic Heritage Month: Expanding Opportunity for All, is authored by Tom Perez, U.S. Secretary of Labor.Read More ›

Free Manufacturing Training Program: From Office Support to Warehouse Skills

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations helps jobless and working poor New Yorkers establish carers in sectors that offer good wages and opportunities for advancement.Read More ›

ACCION: Want to Work Supporting Small Business?

Accion East is a nonprofit organization with a nationwide reach that has helped thousands of small business owners grow and thrive. A recognized leader in U.S. microfinance, they help small business owners use microloans to build their businesses. They are part of the U.S. Accion Network, the largest domestic microlending network, with over $272 million lent since inception in 1991.Read More ›

Apprenticeship Opportunities in New York City

The following recruitment information is from the New York State Department of Labor. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 15

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of September 15 are available.Read More ›

Higher Wages, a Stronger Bottom Line and Job Growth

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Patrick Reimherr, Policy Advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Labor. He stated that economists have pointed out that "a minimum-wage increase could have a small stimulative effect on the economy as low-wage workers spend their additional earnings, raising demand and job growth, and providing some help on the jobs front."Read More ›

Summer May Be Over, But Heat Safety is Not

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been engaged in a national Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. In this campaign, OSHA emphasizes the importance of acclimatization, which is the process of gradually building up workloads and exposure to heat by taking frequent breaks for water and rest in shade or air conditioning. You will learn more about how to beat the heat from the Department of Labor blog post, Summer May Be Over, But Heat Safety is Not, authored by Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 8

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of September 8 are available.Read More ›

For Labor Day, Work Through This List

This is the Department of Labor blog post authored by Carl Fillichio, head of the Labor Department's Office of Public Affairs. Carl introduces to us the ten books that were recently added to the Department of Labor's ongoing list of Books that Shaped Work in America. We've linked them to the NYPL catalog.Read More ›

Career Expo 2014: Spain-US Chamber of Commerce

Careers are difficult to find, even while searching in the home country, but branching out to an international market can be especially difficult. The Spain-US Chamber of Commerce presents the 2014 Career Expo with the support of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of Spain.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 1

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of September 1 are available.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 ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of August 25

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of August 25 are available.Read More ›

The First-Ever White House Summit on American Apprenticeship

At the beginning of this year there were 375,000 apprentices in America. This fall, President Obama will make available $100 million in American Apprenticeship Grants to increase apprenticeship in high-growth fields; align apprenticeships with further learning and career advancement opportunities.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of August 18

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of August 18 are available.Read More ›
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