Regional and state unemployment rates were little changed in March. Twenty-one states had unemployment rate decreases, 17 states had increases, and 12 states had no change, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Forty-six states had unemployment rate decreases from a year earlier and four states had increases. The national jobless rate was unchanged from February at 6.7 percent but was 0.8 percentage point lower than in March 2013.
Meeting the Demands of an Expanding Health Care Workforce — Assistant Secretary Martinez’s Blog
In her April 15 posting on the Department of Labor’s official blog site, Kathy Martinez, assistant secretary of labor for disability employment policy, focused on the increasing demand for health care workers, particularly nurses. She highlighted a recent policy roundtable hosted by the Office of Disability Employment Policy that examined strategies for employing people with disabilities in these professions.
A competition that will award an estimated 24 or more Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program grants totaling approximately $6 million was announced by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on April 14. The grants will provide an estimated 2,000 veterans with occupational, classroom and on-the-job training, as well as job search and placement assistance, to help them succeed in the civilian labor market
President Obama jokingly called it “a guy’s trip” during his remarks, but when the president and Vice President Biden travel together there’s usually serious business leading the way. Such was the case on April 16 when they visited the Community College of Allegheny County outside of Pittsburgh and announced a $450 million grant program to expand partnerships between community colleges, the workforce system, employers and national industry groups. A second grant program, worth $150 million and previewed by the president, is designed to expand apprenticeships.
Below are links to Training and Employment Guidance Letters (TEGL) and Veterans’ Program Letters (VPL). If you have any questions contact, Janyce Wong, Veterans’
Unit Program Manager, at 916-654-9983.
Truck Checker-San Leandro - Full-time
Merchandiser-East Bay - Full-time
Seasonal Merchandiser-Peninsula/San Francisco - Full-time
Seasonal Merchandiser-East Bay - Full-time
Part-time Merchandiser – East Bay - Part-time
Part-time Merchandiser – Peninsula / San Francisco - Part-time
HR Manager – San Leandro - Full-time
Driver UDS – San Leandro (Class A Driver License Required) - Full-time
Merchandiser – Peninsula/San Francisco - Full-time
$6M in job training grants available to assist an estimated 2,000 veterans announced by US Labor Department
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today announces a grant competition that will award an estimated 24 or more Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program grants totaling approximately $6 million to provide an estimated 2,000 veterans with occupational, classroom and on-the-job training, as well as job search and placement assistance, to help them succeed in the civilian labor market.
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|Relief Sales Rep – San Leandro||Sales|
|Market Development Manager – California – San Leandro||Sales|
|Graveyard Warehouse Production Sparkling Supervisor – San Leandro, CA||Warehouse Operations|
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|Order Builder (Loader) SNL||Warehouse Operations|
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“Mentoring Youth and Young Parents: A Guidebook for Programs Helping Youth and Young Parents Navigate a Pathway to Self-Sufficiency”
WIA authorizes mentoring as one of ten youth program elements that must be made available by local programs. This mentoring guidebook was developed to support the
Young Parents Demonstration project.
The 100,000 Jobs Mission is a coalition of private sector companies committed to hiring U.S. military veterans and military spouses
Jobs Mission has now doubled its commitment. In total, the companies plan to hire a total of 200,000 by 2020. The eleven founding member-companies include: AT&T, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Cushman & Wakefield Inc., EMC Corporation, Iron Mountain Incorporated, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Modis, NCR Corporation, Universal Health Services, Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc.
Refocusing the Jobs for Veterans State Grants Programs
To further improve employment services provided veterans, the department is refocusing the Jobs for Veterans State Grants programs to ensure that veterans and eligible spouses receive the best combination of employment and training services from the 2,500 American Job Centers across the country.
AT&T is hiring Full Time Retail Sales Consultants in the East Bay!
JOIN US - We will be holding two part Retail Hiring Events in which you’ll be able to learn more about AT&T Retail Sales Consultant Careers, benefits, career growth, and the application/interview process.
Please RSVP for both Events at: http://attlinks.com/sfbrsvp
Assistant Secretary Martinez Speaks to American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez was in California on April 9, where she spoke to members of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights about the Department of Labor’s efforts to promote community-based, integrated employment for people with significant disabilities.
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Job Fair this Sunday 4/13 – 12:00p.m. thru 4:00 pm -
Sears Oakland – 1955 Broadway, Oakland CA 94612
An On-Site Recruitment is scheduled for:
Order Selectors & Machine Operators
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To be considered for these positions, you MUST pass a PRE-SCREENING. Continue Reading →
Local food manufacturing company in East Bay has an immediate opening for day shift in production role
Local food manufacturing company in East Bay has an immediate opening for day shift in production role. Position will be preparing product including mixing dough, changing racks, sorting, boxing goods for final delivery. Must be able to lift 25lbs., stand for long periods of time, ability to follow directions and able to work in a team environment.
- Human Resources Administrator FT: Bloomingdale’s San Francisco Centre, CA – San Francisco, CA
- Macy’s Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, CA: Retail Visual Merchandiser, Full Time – Walnut Creek, CA
- Macy’s Hilltop, Richmond, CA: Retail Commission Sales Associate – Fine Jewelry, Full Time/Part Time – RICHMOND, CA
Employment rose by 192,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent. Employment grew in professional and business services, in health care, and in mining and logging.
East Bay Agency for Children is looking to hire a Blingual-English/Spanish Health Care Program Coordinator
EBAC builds brighter futures and stronger communities by promoting the health and educational success of children, youth and families through specialized therapeutic, educational and peer support services.
Our staff of 150 and 200 volunteers, serves 21,000 children, youth and families via primarily school based programs throughout Alameda County; and, selected us as a top place to work in the Bay Area.
The department has made $1.8 million in grant funding available for the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations program to help recruit, train and retain women in high-skill occupations, including advanced manufacturing, transportation and energy. The funding will help approximately four eligible community development organizations develop resource centers to support women interested in entering these occupations.
In Pursuit of Inclusive Technology — Assistant Secretary Martinez at CSUN Conference
Hundreds of attendees at the International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference sponsored annually by California State University of Northridge (CSUN) gathered last week to explore the vital importance of ensuring technology is accessible to people with disabilities.
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- Summer Youth Employment in the Hayward Area June 10, 2013
- IMPLEMENTATION OF THE VETERANS RETRAINING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (VRAP) June 21, 2012
- AssistMeLive in Oakland is looking for Bilingual Interpreters July 24, 2012
- Rubicon in Berkeley is Hiring for a Staffing Specialist August 22, 2012
- Bay Area AccentCare is Hiring for CNA’s & HHA’s Caregivers August 30, 2012
- Part-Time Seasonal Positions at Concord Pavilion this Saturday April 26th April 22, 2014
- Labor Market Information for March 2014: California has largest over the year job increase April 22, 2014
- Disability Workforce News from the Department of Labor April 22, 2014
- $6 Million in Job Training Grants for Veterans Announced April 22, 2014
- Expanding Job-Driven Training Partnerships to Create Opportunity April 22, 2014
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