Archive for May, 2017

SJI Featured on KOMO NewsRadio

May, 2017

Seattle Jobs Initiative Executive Director John Kim recently sat down with KOMO NewsRadio host Herb Weisbaum to discuss SJI’s?20th Anniversary. Listen below as they discuss SJI’s work in the community, how we got here, and where we are going in the next 20 years.


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Beyond the Headlines: Living Wages

Living Wage in Seattle Increases Due to Rise in Cost of Housing

As a workforce intermediary seeking to better connect low-income individuals to living-wage jobs, Seattle Jobs Initiative (SJI) focuses its labor market research on identifying middle-wage jobs in our local economy. Training residents for these jobs provides an opportunity to meet the greatest skills shortages facing local employers while helping low-income and low-skill individuals advance into good-paying careers.

This issue of Beyond the Headlines provides guidance on the current living wage ...

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