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Workforce related articles, achievements and developments from across the City of Los Angeles in 2009 that reflected the enthusiasm and extraordinary impact of the WIB and the workforce system.  WIB Press Archives are accessible at the bottom of the page



32 New Hires Join Bank of America - Collaborative Efforts Within Various Los Angeles City Departments Create Job Opportunities at Time of High Unemployment
December 16, 2009

The Workforce Investment Announces Dire Economic Consequences of Dropping Out of School in Los Angeles
November 19, 2009

WIB Joins the Community Development Department and Mayor Villaraigosa to Announce the Release of $10.3 Million in ARRA Stimulus Funds for Workforce Training Grant Opportunities
November 10, 2009

More Than 2.7 Million "Middle-Skill" Job Openings Projected for California by 2016
October 19, 2009

California Awards CDD and WIB $1 Million for Green Jobs Training - Grant Will Fund City's Green Building Retrofit Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program
October 14, 2009

Mayor Villaraigosa, CDD, WIB & L.A. Chamber of Commerce ask Private Business Leaders to Help HireLA Reach Record Employment Goal
October 6, 2009

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Success of Summer Jobs Program for Nation’s Youth
September 23, 2009

NexTrend in L.A. Green Jobs Fair a Success - Images of the Fair & Conference Hosted by Karen Bass, California Speaker of the Assembly
July 23, 2009

HireLA Goes Green - One Part of the Summer Jobs Program is L.A. Scholars, Which Places Students in Training Classes Designed to Get Entry-Level Positions in High Growth Industries
July 13, 2009

Collaboration for Education - Partnerships Between Charities and Community Colleges Help Steer Low-Skilled Workers Toward Better Careers
June 18, 2009

Senator Barbara Boxer Visits UCLA West OneSource Youth Center to Discuss Summer Youth Employment with Students and Staff
June 29, 2009

Mayor Villaraigosa Moved by 20-year-old Nicole Graves, Who Spoke Eloquently About Experiences with the HireLA Youth Program
May 4, 2009

Mayor Villaraigosa, the WIB, and CDD Officially Kick-Off the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Youth Employment Program
May 4, 2009

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the WIB Host Reception for the New Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis, at the Mayor’s Official Residence, Getty House
April 2009

Twelve WorkSource and OneSource Centers Recognized for FOUR STAR Performance in Helping Job Seekers, Laid-Off Workers, & Youth
February 26, 2009

Mayor Promotes Resources for Job Seekers & Counseling, “Help is available, resources exist”
January 27, 2009


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