Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major shift in workforce development to better train New Yorkers for good-paying jobs and help secure job placements in fast-growing fields. Based on a report,Career Pathways, the administration will invest in middle-skill job training for up to 30,000 people each year, prioritize good-paying full-time job placements at workforce agencies, and require companies doing business with the City to move New Yorkers to the front of the hiring line.
The NYC Mayor's Office of Workforce Development (WKDEV) and the New York Association for Training and Employment Professionals, in partnership with the City University of New York, hosted a one day Career Pathways Learning lab. The event, sponsored by JP Morgan Chase & Co., engaged 240 local, state, and national partners and experts in sharing and learning about best practices in career pathways implementation. This brief highlights reflections on the career pathways concept, the current state of the City's ability to implement this strategy, and proposed next steps for building a robust network of career pathway programs.
One year after Mayor de Blasio released the Career Pathways report laying out the administration's vision to transform workforce development, the City announced significant progress in several key areas of the report.
José A. Pagán shall succeed to the powers and duties of the “Health Services Administrator” under section 7384 of the Unconsolidated Laws (Chapter 1016 of the Laws of 1969) and shall act on behalf of the City of New York...
WHEREAS, limiting plastic waste will support both the City’s Zero Waste goals and carbon reductions, and eliminating the use of City funds for the unnecessary purchase of single-use plastics will allow the City to send less waste to landfills and cut emissions associated with the production.
WHEREAS, an evaluation by outside consultants hired by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) concluded in 2016 that if the road is not reconstructed by 2026, weight restrictions may need to be added to the structure – including diverting all truck traffic to local roads;
City planning, policymaking, and governing should continue to be informed by accurate information about equity and disparities, toward the end that the City of New York may assess who will benefit, the extent to which any individual or group is disparately impacted, and whether the actions New York.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that Lorraine A. Cortés-Vázquez will serve as Commissioner of the Department for the Aging. As Commissioner, Cortés-Vázquez will work to advance DFTA’s mission to eliminate ageism and ensure the dignity and quality of life of older adults.
Due to extreme temperatures and humidity and related health risks, directs agencies to take steps to assist residents, and directs owners of certain office buildings to set thermostats no lower than 78 degrees, with certain exemptions. The Order is in effect 9AM July 19 until 11:59PM July 21, 2019.