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Workers in office

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  • CitiesSpeak

Each quarter, NLC’s Center for City Solutions and Applied Research analyzes local government employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

From low oil prices and Brexit to the Fed, there are a lot of reasons to be uncertain about…

workers
workers
  • CitiesSpeak

Each quarter, NLC’s Center for City Solutions and Applied Research analyzes local government employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Local governments are on a hiring spree, at least according to data from the U.S. Bureau of…

local jobs
local jobs
  • CitiesSpeak

This is a guest post by Greg Fischer, mayor, Louisville, Ky. The post originally appeared on the U.S. Department of Education's blog. More on Louisville's Cradle to Career Initiative can be found on the city's website. 

As Mayor…

  • CitiesSpeak

It is a rare Supreme Court case where employers and arguably employees both won (and the Court doesn’t “split the baby” and rule partially in favor of each party). In Mach Mining v. EEOC the only clear losing party is the Equal…

Supreme Court
Supreme Court
  • CitiesSpeak

"It doesn’t matter whether you’re the mayor of a big city or a small town - you understand that the economy is dynamic now, and you can’t just stand still; you can’t rest on your laurels."

– President Barack Obama…

Obama
Obama
  • CitiesSpeak

This post was written by the Honorable Alvin Brown, Mayor, Jacksonville, Florida. It originally appeared on the GradNation blog.

As mayor of Jacksonville, I recognize the importance of education to the success and vitality of a city.…

Diploma
Diploma
  • CitiesSpeak

This post was written by Peter Kleinbard, a consultant who works with organizations serving adolescents. It is the second in a series on dropout reengagement, drawn from the case study: For Young Adults who Dropout: Pathways or merely Stops along…

Bridge
Bridge
  • CitiesSpeak

This post was written by Peter Kleinbard, a consultant who works with organizations serving adolescents. This is the first post in a series that describes how organizations that operate dropout reengagement programs work with city and state…

Bridge
Bridge
  • CitiesSpeak

The annual member’s forum of the National Youth Employment Coalition serves as a hothouse of ideas for advancing young people through work and education, in the face of the ongoing youth jobs deficit and dropout crisis.

This year, three…

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More than 82% of U.S. manufacturers say they are having trouble finding the skilled labor they need to fill tens of thousands of jobs.  As reported by CNBC today, this is the situation that a St. Paul textile manufacturer found itself in…