RFQ: English Language Learners – UPDATED 5.13.14

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 RFQ QUESTIONS (submitted through Monday, May 12) Question 3 This is a question about the definition of “Demonstrated Wage Progression,” one of the Additional Factors to Improve Competitiveness. Are you interested in the increase in wage from being unemployed to being placed in a job, or from job #1 to […]

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RFQ: English Language Learners

UPDATED: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 RFQ QUESTIONS (submitted through Monday, April 28) Question 1 Which, if any, of the following be counted as pages in the 10-page limit of a response letter? a. A table of contents, if provided – YES b. The required exhibits and attachments – NO c. The other attachments – YES […]

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Beyond the Headlines — Seattle’s Workforce & the $15 Minimum Wage

[h6]March 2014? |? FOCUS: Seattle[/h6] As the Obama Administration pushes for a higher national minimum wage, so too do many within the Emerald City. While the president advocates for a $10.10 per hour minimum wage nationally, Seattle’s newly elected mayor, Ed Murray, seeks to invoke a progressive $15 per hour minimum wage increase for city […]

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