Archive for April, 2014

RFQ: English Language Learners – UPDATED 5.13.14

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 job#2 (i.e., an individual advancing within a chosen career field)?

The focus of this Additional Factor to Improve Competitiveness is on the efficacy of the program design to ...

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RFQ: English Language Learners

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

Question 2
Interested organizations are asked to submit a letter. Is there an expectation that our responses will conform to the conventions of a letter (letterhead, date, recipients? address, ...

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

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 employees. Murray has also created an advisory committee tasked with generating recommendations for raising Seattle’s minimum wage for all workers in the private sector by May of this year.(i) The ...

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