Community Forum – Dec. 13, 2018 – Regional Plan

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The Verdugo Consortium, serving the cities of Glendale, Burbank, and La Cañada Flintridge, is administered by the City of Glendale through a joint powers agreement.  The Verdugo Consortium is governed by the Verdugo Workforce Development Board (VWDB).  

The VWDB is hosting a forum for the Los Angeles Basin Regional Planning Unit to solicit public comment and recommendations on the Regional Plan. 

Subject:           Los Angeles Basin Regional Planning Unit (RPU) – Self-Assessment Forum

Date/Time:      Thursday, December 13, 2018, 9:00 am. – 11:30 a.m.

Location:         Verdugo Jobs Center, 1255 S. Central Ave., Glendale, CA  91204

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The Gender Wage Gap Is Worse Than We Thought

New research shows that the reality of today’s wage gap is more complicated than the figure often bandied about in Washington—“80 cents to a man’s dollar.” In fact, the gap might actually be much worse, yet much simpler to fix, than we assume.

According to a new analysis of historical wage data by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), the oft-cited 20 percent gap, which focuses on short-term earnings, misses the context of women’s lives. When mapped over 15-year periods, the long-term gender earnings gap might widen to as much as 50 percent.

full article here

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS – Layoff Aversion Services, deadline is Nov. 2, 2018

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS – NOW CLOSED

Layoff Aversion Services – Request for Proposals – ACTIVE

Date Released: October 12, 2018

Proposals Due: November 2, 2018

The Verdugo Workforce Development Board (VWDB) is releasing its Request for Proposals (RFP) for Layoff Aversion Services for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I programs.

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Voices in Action Forums

Join the discussion on important employment issues that affect your community 

The Verdugo Workforce Development Board wants to put your voice into action! We invite you to our Stakeholder and Community Forums where we want to hear from you about important employment issues that affect you today. Your valuable feedback is critical in the development of a plan that is reflective of our community’s workforce needs. 

Forums run October 18 to Nov 15. Click here to download flyer with details.