Is Long Beach Hiring Enough of Its Own?

Jun. 30, 2017 / By

While the city celebrates exceeding “local” hire quotas under its Project Labor Agreement, members of the Long Beach Local Hire Coalition have disputed those numbers.

On June 28, 2017, the coalition held a news conference urging the City of Long Beach to direct construction jobs for hyperlocal residents before drawing employees from L.A. and Orange counties.

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Crystal Niebla

Crystal was raised in South Los Angeles and is the first college graduate in her family. She is a class of 2016 CSULB graduate who has served as an editor for her campus newspaper and freelanced for the Long Beach Post and Random Length News. Crystal is now a Report for America corps member, covering the Westside for the Long Beach Post. Follow her work @crystalniebla on Twitter and @crystalniebla_media on Instagram.