Six months after Syracuse, New York, was ranked No. 1 for concentrated poverty among blacks and Hispanics out of 100 metropolitan areas in the country, the Urban Jobs Task Force launched its first monthly protest at the Syracuse Inner Harbor.
Holding signs and shouting, “We want jobs,” dozens gathered, encouraging passing motorists to “Honk 4 city jobs.”
The Inner Harbor is at the center of a controversy over hiring city residents for construction jobs — embroiling city and county entities, along with the developer who now owns the land.
Conference Information & Schedule At the Jobs And Community Wealth Conference we will… Hear directly from exciting speakers about cutting edge alternatives for economic development, and go deeper in workshop sessions Have the opportunity to ask leaders in the field of community wealth building press...
IMPORTANT SESSION TO LEARN ABOUT CHANGES TO THE PAID FAMILY LEAVE PROGRAM The Paid Family Leave program is going into effect on January 1, 2018 and this event will offer information on what this means for employees and employers, provide an overview of how the program works, and will be an opportunity to answer questions you may have about the program. Please feel free to share this event with those who might be interested. Please RSVP to this event. Who: Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon What: Discussion on Paid Family Leave Where: Southwest Community Center, 401 South Ave, Syracuse NY 13204 When: Wednesday, October 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm RSVP: Colleen.Deacon@exec.ny.gov ... See MoreSee Less