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VIAW Newswire 08.13.13

Posted on 05 September 2013 by admin

San Diego Mayor Filner Proposal for Prevailing Wage Approved by City Council
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This week, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s proposal to “ensure that construction workers get paid a fair wage when working for contractors employed by the City,” won City Council approval. In a vote of 5-4, City Councilmembers agreed that workers should be paid a prevailing wage.

L.A. Mayor Garcetti Appoints Three City Representatives to Los Angeles Metro Board
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — This past week, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed three Los Angeles representatives to the board of the county’s transportation agency, one of the biggest decisions the new mayor has made so far that will influence his administration’s transportation projects, according to a post on the Mayor’s website.

San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board Executive Director Elected California Workforce Association Chair
The San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board today announced that executive director, Sandy Harmsen, was elected Chair of the California Workforce Association’s Executive Committee. Harmsen will be serving her second term in this role.

Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas votes to protect U.S. mail delivery – Innovate to Deliver

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In Washington, D.C., In an effort to protect both services offered to residents of the San Fernando Valley, and the rights of the hard-working people who deliver the U.S. Mail, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, voted Wednesday against legislation that ends six-day service and devastates the Postal workforce.

County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting 503 youth for California training and employment assistance program
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board today announced that it is accepting applications for its 2013 youth training and employment assistance program. The program has 503 openings for youth ages 17 to 21.

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