Updated July 27, 2017
The City of San Jose is currently exploring a Local Hiring Ordinance. The policy has been nominated by the San Jose City Council as a high priority.
At the May 23, 2016 CED Committee meeting, Public Works staff presented initial research, conclusions and recommended next steps regarding a local hire program, construction apprenticeships and related programs and a local/small business preference policy. The Committee accepted the staff report and provided direction to pursue necessary next steps related to a potential local hiring ordinance and apprenticeship issues. The Committee approved staffs‚Äô recommendation to incorporate the local/small business preference policy into Council Priority # 14 (Race and Gender Neutral Citywide Contracting Program). The item returned to CED on October 24, 2016 with the following next steps:
SVO POSITION: OPPOSED
STATUS: Coming before the City of San Jose CED committee in September
Questions? Please contact Victor Cuauht√©moc Gomez, Sr. Director of Public Policy at firstname.lastname@example.org
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