A Peninsula solar firm is looking to hire nearly 300 new employees every business quarter.
SolarCity is a home grown Bay Area company
The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.
The Department of Public Works and the San Francisco Housing Authority are teaming up to offer on-the-job training for some residents of public housing. The goal of the pre-apprentice program underway at Potrero Terrace is to offer a pathway for the resident participants – think of it as their chance to make some money and a difference.
The contribution marks the first installment of $37.5 million dedicated for those purposes, and Mayor Ed Lee, who spoke at a ceremony at City Hall Thursday morning celebrating the donation, said he intends to ensure that promise is met.
The president’s $8 billion plan would link community college students with local businesses, a plan that was based in part on research done by a working group that included Foothill College President Judy Miner.
Changes designed to prepare inmates for jobs in the real world are coming to the San Mateo County Jail.
California awarded contracts Friday to 24 businesses across the state willing to offer on the job skills upgrades to new hires.
A top American Legion official has accused the San Francisco Board of Trustees of being “veteran unfriendly” for rejecting a proposed veterans job center.
Training a generation of young workers for jobs in the green sector and the health industry can help lead the country out of chronically high unemployment, Rep. Barbara Lee said Friday.
Leaders of Bay Area community colleges said it is about time that the White House recognizes the growing importance of the schools.