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File #: Int 0734-2015    Version: * Name: Employment resources for parents reentering the workforce.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Economic Development
On agenda: 3/31/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to employment resources for parents reentering the workforce.
Sponsors: Ben Kallos, Laurie A. Cumbo, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., Costa G. Constantinides, Mathieu Eugene, Corey D. Johnson, Andy L. King, Rosie Mendez, Deborah L. Rose, Annabel Palma
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: Workforce1 is a service provided by the Department of Small Business Services that prepares and connects qualified candidates to job opportunities in New York City. This bill would require the Department of Small Business Services to publish on its Workforce1 website information intended to assist parents who are reentering the workforce. The information would concern attempting to obtain employment and would include, but not be limited to, any online tools, resources, or links to help connect these parents with employment opportunities. The information would also be made available to parents who visit any of the Department’s Workforce1 career centers.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 734, 2. March 31, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 734

 

By Council Member Kallos, Cumbo, Cornegy, Constantinides, Eugene, Johnson, King, Mendez, Rose and Palma

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to employment resources for parents reentering the workforce.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Subdivision 5 of section 1301 of chapter 56 of the New York city charter is amended to add a new paragraph g to read as follows: 

g. publish on the department’s Workforce1 or successor program website information concerning resources intended to assist parents who are reentering the workforce in attempting to obtain employment including, but not limited to, any online tools, job training materials, resources, or links to help connect such parents with employment opportunities and reintegrate such parents into the workforce. This information shall also be made available to such parents who visit any of the department’s Workforce1 or successor program career centers. For purposes of this paragraph, Workforce1 means the program through which the department provides services to prepare and connect qualified candidates to job opportunities in New York city.

                         §2.   This local law shall take effect one hundred and twenty days after its enactment into law.

 

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