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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Avalos to introduce scaled-back local hiring bill - Bay Citizen

Gerry Shih writes:
San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos is expected to introduce on Tuesday a scaled-back version of a mandatory local hiring bill after reaching a tentative agreement with labor unions, Avalos and a union official said Monday.

In its first year, the legislation would require construction firms contracted by San Francisco to hire at least 25 percent local residents for city jobs. The minimum would be raised by 5 percentage points every year thereafter until it is capped at 50 percent in 2016.
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