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Entries Tagged as 'Employment'

Signal Hill city manager explains councilmembers’ complicated salaries

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Employment, News

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern The end of August concluded the California legislature’s law-making season, and a bill (AB1955) that would have stringently regulated elected officials’ income levels died while in the Senate– only weeks after Los Angeles Times reporters exposed the criminally large salaries that certain employees in the City of Bell had been […]

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Obama, Congress enact Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act

August 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Employment, News, Politics

President Obama signed a bill Tuesday that is expected to save 300,000 jobs nationwide, including 161,000 teaching jobs, as well as preserve nearly $2 billion in federal assistance for Medi-Cal for six months.

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New Marshalls store in Bixby to open next week

August 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Employment, News

Marshalls, one of the nation’s largest off-price retailers, will open a new store in the Bixby Knolls Shopping Center, 4450 Atlantic Ave., on Thursday, Aug. 5. The 21,286-square-foot store, which will feature a contemporary design and a single-line checkout for fast service, is expected to add approximately 60 full- and part-time jobs to the area.

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Ready-to-work youth still available for small businesses at no cost

July 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Employment

Already 325 area employers are receiving no-cost assistance from approximately 1,000 youth as part of the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network’s Summer Youth Employment Training Program, which is made possible through American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds. The Network pays all salary and worker-compensation costs for up to 180 work hours for each youth. “The […]

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LBUSD to receive more than $41 million in Title 1 funds for next school year

June 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Education, Employment

Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) will be allocated $41,391,453 in Title I, Part A funding for the 2010-11 fiscal year under the 2010 U.S. Department of Education Appropriations Act. Title I, Part A grants provide financial assistance to school districts for services that improve the teaching and learning of children at risk of not […]

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