The Signal Tribune newspaper

Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network seeking young people for its Hire-A-Youth program

May 20, 2011

Filed under Employment

Five hundred youth ages 18 to 24 will have access to employment opportunities, and 250 youth ages 16 and 17 will have opportunities to participate in a stipend-based internship this summer, thanks to the Pacific Gateway Workforce...

Job seekers get employment tips from workshop

May 20, 2011

Filed under Employment, News

By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern More than 25 Long Beach residents and job seekers showed up Tuesday for an informational workshop on how to use technology to find employment. Read More »...

LBUSD, California School Employees Association reach tentative agreement with job-protection provisions

October 22, 2010

Filed under Education, Employment

The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) has reached a tentative agreement with the California School Employees Association Long Beach Chapter 2. Read More »...

SH accepting applications for Civil Service Commission

October 22, 2010

Filed under Employment

The City of Signal Hill is seeking applications from residents who are interested in serving on the Signal Hill Civil Service Commission. This vacancy is to fill the unexpired term due to a mid-term resignation on the Commission....

Recovered and reinvested

September 17, 2010

Filed under Employment, News

More than 335 employers have benefited from 209,000 hours of subsidized work through the efforts of 1,045 youth, thanks to the Pacific Workforce Investment Network's Summer Youth Employment Training Program. Read More »...

Signal Hill city manager explains councilmembers’ complicated salaries

September 10, 2010

Filed under 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 wee...

Obama, Congress enact Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act

August 13, 2010

Filed under 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. Read More »...

New Marshalls store in Bixby to open next week

August 3, 2010

Filed under 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 desi...

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

July 23, 2010

Filed under 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...

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

June 4, 2010

Filed under 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...

Future of unemployment, housing to be focus of CSULB’s Regional Economic Forecast

May 7, 2010

Filed under Employment, News

What is the likely timeline for economic recovery for the Southern California region? Will unemployment figures turn around in the region, and, if so, at what pace? How will the housing market in the region improve over the next...

Hiring event for Class A drivers

March 5, 2010

Filed under Employment, News

CRST trucking company has openings for an additional 100 Class A drivers. CRST has revised its hiring guidelines to enable more drivers to qualify. Interested individuals should register with the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment...

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