A 52-page report raises serious questions about whether the Mayor’s Office of Returning Citizen Affairs is up to the task of helping ex-offenders.
Posts Tagged ‘Department of Employment Services’
In 2011 and 2012, D.C. improperly diverted $37.9 million from workers' comp to the city’s general budget.
At a hearing last week, city officials acknowledged some serious problems exposed by earlier City Paper reporting.
Reacting to complaints from injured workers, a judicial review board at the D.C. Department of Employment Services in April ordered new hearings in six cases decided by an administrative law judge who practiced for 16 years without a bar license.
But when workers already before the D.C. Court of Appeals challenged decisions by that same judge, [...]
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While Washington cab passengers wonder about the final uniform taxi scheme, the drivers are worried they'll have [...]
The District's unemployment rate had steady at 9.9 percent in August. Let's call it 10 percent! The Department of Employment Services tries to blame the end of the summer jobs program:
"The unemployment rate in the District of Columbia for August was unchanged from the revised July rate of 9.9% reported the District of Columbia’s Department [...]
Last Friday, we report that Mayor Adrian Fenty's proposed budget called for 54 Child and Family Services Agency employees to be laid off. Roque Gerald, the agency's director, announced that the cuts would be coming during a recent staff meeting. But there's more proposed cuts on the table. Fenty has proposed cutting the agency's $1.19 [...]
Make no mistake: The summer jobs program is gonna work this year.
Just look at the program's Web Site: "Welcome to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's Summer Youth Employment Program for 2009," reads the banner headline.
Politicians are know for attaching their names to everything in sight, but not usually to programs which nine months ago had imploded [...]