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Metro Board Unanimously Passes “Construction Careers Policy”

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Earlier today, the Metro Board of Directors unanimously passed a motion creating a “construction careers program” that will require that at least 40% of workers on Metro projects come from disadvantaged communities. Streetsblog wrote about the program this week. The program was approved by the Federal Transit Administration after negotiations with local labor unions. Insuring […]

Metro Considers Construction Jobs Policies to Ignite Economies in Lower Income Areas

In September of last year, the Metro Board of Directors ordered staff to create a program to insure that Los Angeles’ most disadvantaged workers and disadvantaged communities benefit economically from the Measure R construction projects. ┬áIn response, Metro negotiated an agreement with the Building Trades Council that will apply to all Metro construction projects. The […]