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Minimum Wage Increase Effective July 1, 2024
Mayor Muriel Bowser and [DOES] remind the community that effective July 1, 2024, the District’s minimum wage will increase from the current $17.00 per hour rate to $17.50 per hour for non-tipped workers and from $8.00 per hour to $10.00 per hour for tipped employees
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UDC's iOS Application Development Course - no cost to DC residents.
Start Date: May 13, 2024
The University of the District of Columbia’s Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning division is offering a 13 week course on iOS Application Development at no cost to DC residents. 
Click the link above for more information.

Veterans State Grants (JVSG) hosts Employment Expo organized by DOES
Event Date: May 9, 2024
Explore tailored career opportunities for military personnel, veterans and their families.
Click the link above to register and learn more.

DC job fair aims to connect city youth with jobs, keep them off the streets
7News Washington, September 9, 2023
Several D.C. agencies got together to hold a job fair for the city's youth Saturday.

‘One of the Most Gratifying Things': DC to Launch Free Career Coaching Program
News4 Washington, July 13, 2022
Thanks to a little over $3 million in grant money, at least 5,000 residents will have access to coaching over the next two years.

Bowser boosts paid training, job placement for DC residents with millions in grants
WTOP, March 10, 2022
Bowser said that the District’s Workforce Investment Council has awarded $5 million in grants to support employer-led training partnerships and career coaches for District residents.

Direct Care Work Is One Of The Lowest Paying Jobs. These D.C. Groups Are Trying To Change That
DCist, February 16, 2022
The D.C. Workforce Investment Council says the home health aide occupation is projected to have the fastest job growth of any sector. Direct care workers and their advocates say lawmakers need to immediately address the labor shortage