Posts Tagged as "Employment"

Youth jobs prevent crime, Long Beach youth say, but only half have access to a paying gig.

Can Youth Jobs be Long Beach’s True Crime Deterrent? — VoiceWaves Long Beach

Apr. 29, 2020 / By
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Youth jobs prevent crime but only half of teens have access to a paying gig, Long Beach survey says.

Living Wage Advocates Speak Out Against “Bluff Project”

Mar. 28, 2014 / By
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Christopher Zatarain arrived at the California Coastal Commission meeting at Long Beach City Hall at 8 a.m...

Why Workers Are Striking: Prosperity Hasn’t Trickled Down

Dec. 20, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Li Lovett

In my teens I’d never delivered the paper, flipped a burger, or worked at Walmart...

Youth & Debt: Why It’s Important to Talk About Money

Jul. 18, 2013 / By
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As the cost of tuition rises and the job market becomes more difficult, young people today have become more indebted than generations past...

How To Live For Almost Free in Long Beach

Jul. 12, 2013 / By
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In the video above, VoiceWaves highlights some places in Long Beach that are helping residents who desire to live sustainably and at low cost...

The high price of teen work: Teens pitch in to boost family income during tough times

Jun. 1, 2013 / By
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A typical school night for most teens may be made up of sports practice, dinner, homework and maybe a study session...

Hyatt Hotel Workers Unionize in Long Beach

Apr. 14, 2013 / By
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Long Beach community advocates, religious leaders, union organizers and city representatives packed the conference room on the 3rd floor of the Long Beach City Hall this past Monday, April 8...

A Young Person’s Guide to Getting a Job in Long Beach

Nov. 30, 2012 / By
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Let’s face it: While it’s been a few years since the recession began, it’s still hard to find a job...

LB Voters to Decide on Wages and Election Scheduling

Nov. 2, 2012 / By and
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Videos by  Joshua Jimenez

On Tuesday, Long Beach residents will cast their votes on a range of issues, including a living wage for hotel workers to a schedule change for municipal elections...

Keeping the Port of Long Beach for Long Beachers

Oct. 5, 2012 / By
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During a community input meeting hosted by the Port of Long Beach and the West Long Beach Neighborhood Association, a young woman confronted port officials, asking them what was being done to ensure that port jobs reach Long Beach residents...

Rebirth of Baby Boomers–New Markets, Technology Create Connections and Jobs

Jul. 13, 2012 / By
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Alianza News/New America Media, News Report, Gerardo Fernandez , Posted: Jul 13, 2012

Photo: Seniors are shown using Facebook at the Andrew Jackson Center in the Bronx, N.Y...

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...