Posts Tagged as "Unemployment"

Fear of Deportation Takes its Toll on LB Immigrants

Jan. 6, 2013 / By
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Long Beach residents Joel H. and Rigoberto M. are undocumented fathers with children in the United States, and in their homelands of Honduras and Mexico...

Hotel Workers Won a Living Wage– Now What?

Nov. 29, 2012 / By
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It was about 9 p.m. on election night at Pizza Pi Restaurant on Broadway and Lime...

Apprenticeships Helping People Find Careers

Nov. 24, 2012 / By
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Apprenticeships are important to Long Beach because they are a way for men and women who haven’t received a university education to earn a living-wage, even when more than half of recent college grads nationwide are unemployed, or “underemployed.”

Long Beach’s unemployment rate is currently 11.2 percent, and hasn’t been below 10 percent since 2008...

Hitting the Reset Button After Prison

Apr. 5, 2012 / By
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News Report, Donny Lumpkins, Richmond Pulse

Editor’s Note: Last October, California began implementation of AB109 and AB117, laws intended to reduce overcrowding in its state prisons...

Teens Seek Jobs

Mar. 19, 2012 / By
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Text and Image by Taitu Negus, VoiceWaves Journalist.

A printed paper targeting teenagers for employment is posted onto a light post.  ..

Older workers face bleak prospects, program cuts

Dec. 22, 2011 / By
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Andrew Sum and Anthony Sarmiento spoke at the Gerontological Society of America’s 2011 conference in Boston.

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Getting Back To Work: Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell

Dec. 11, 2011 / By
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“Getting Back To Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach” was organized to facilitate a conversation on responsible job creation in Long Beach...

Getting Back To Work: Mayor Bob Foster

Dec. 8, 2011 / By
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“Getting Back To Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach” was organized to facilitate a conversation on responsible job creation in Long Beach...

Dealing with Poverty

Dec. 7, 2011 / By
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 POVERTY IS when you are struggling
financially to pay for your food,possessions, housing, etc. Right now, there is no such thing
as a wealthy class, middle, class, and lower class.
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Getting Back to Work: Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach

Nov. 25, 2011 / By
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A large audience turned out on Saturday, November 12 at the Maya Hotel for “Getting Back to Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach”...

Hire Teenagers: A Solution to Joblessness in America

Oct. 16, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Op-ed, Patricia Johnson, Posted: Oct 04, 2011
At the recent LinkedIn-sponsored town hall meeting, President Obama stated that we must “make sure your neighbors and friends also have jobs.”

I’ve got a suggestion that doesn’t cost much, doesn’t need a government agency to run it, and could help reinvigorate our cities: hire teenagers...