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Government civil service pay offer ‘not credible’, unions say – The Irish Times

The government’s offer of a 5 percent pay rise over two years for civil servants is ‘not credible’, and an improved offer is needed to continue talks, the unions told the Labor Relations Commission. the workplace (WRC). The Public Services Committee (PSC) of the Irish Trades Union Congress said it backed the view of union […]

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Walthourville Utility/Roads Department to Receive $100,000 in Federal Funds for New Equipment

On June 23, U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) announced that rural Georgia would receive several federal investments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development Agency, totaling $1,314,000, which will be used to enhance public safety. , improve infrastructure and modernize residences for the elderly. “Our rural communities are the heart of our state […]

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The AG report on social housing denounces the failures of the system

GUYSBOROUGH – Nova Scotia does not have an effective governance structure in place for public housing and does not provide adequate oversight of regional housing authorities across the province, Auditor General Kim Adair says in a report released on 21st of June. “It’s important that eligible Nova Scotians have access to social housing in a […]

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Eligible for Civil Service Loan Forgiveness? You may need to act sooner than you think

The Civil Service Loan Cancellation Program has now canceled a total of $7.3 billion in student loans for more than 127,000 borrowers. After the rule changes in October 2021 and again in april this year, the loan relief has been extended to even more public servants – such as teachers, government employees, first responders and […]

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Battle erupts over future of SF public housing where Mayor Breed grew up: ‘We’re going to fight’

A battle has erupted over the future of the dilapidated Western Addition public housing project which the city wants to redevelop with 755 new homes – a mix of public, affordable and market-priced housing. Plaza East, where the mayor of London Breed grew up, is set to be reinvented just 20 years after the city […]

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Community Q&A: Toppenish Council Member Naila Prieto-Duval Talks Public Service | Local

Naila Prieto-Duval has lived in the Yakima Valley for most of her life. Born in Yakima and raised in Toppenish, Prieto-Duval has always wanted to see her community prosper. Over the past three years, she has devoted much of her time to making sure that happens. Naila Prieto-Duval poses for a portrait at Heritage University […]

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Experimentation and innovation on a daily basis in this public service agency

Digital transformation in the time of Covid-19 The pandemic and rapid digitization have led CPF members to expect more ease and personalization in their dealings with the board. Mr. Teo’s department has grown rapidly as the board has focused on innovating digital services and creating internal digital tools to provide the best digital experience for […]

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Federal mandate for smoke alarms for social housing? Philadelphia fire inspires policy change

The legislation provides funding for education, but not directly to help homeowners install new detectors – and the PHA says cost is a big issue. Mark Henninger / Imagic Digital 💌 Do you like Philly? Sign up for Billy Penn’s free newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia, every day. The federal […]

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Public Service Rental Program – Solomon Times Online

The decision by the Ministry of Civil Service to continue with the current Civil Service Hire Program is acknowledged. It was announced in 2021 that a new policy has been adopted by Cabinet to allow all rentals to be paid directly into officers’ bank accounts. The reason for this change is to help mitigate rising […]

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How Odisha’s Mo Bus won the UN Public Service Award

The public transport service, Mo Bus, in Odisha is honored by the United Nations Public Service Awards for helping the world recover from COVID-19. Mo Bus is part of the 10 global initiatives of Brazil, Canada, India, Ireland, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Ukraine. Contents Why is Mo Bus special? Capitalregiontransport The UN […]

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Drug use and violence among unhoused infiltrators of a Manning Square public housing estate, residents say

The Frank J. Manning Apartments are public housing located close to Central Square and its social services. (Photo: Tyler Motes) Some residents of Manning Apartments, a public housing complex near Central Square for the elderly and disabled, say they feel unsafe amid a spike in illegal activity in and around the building – and a […]

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Inuit representation in Nunavut public service stagnates at 50% – Eye on the Arctic

The latest annual report on the public service of Nunavut was tabled in the territorial Legislative Assembly this month. (Paul Chiasson/CP) The territorial government has a long-standing goal of 85% Inuit public service The latest report on the Nunavut public service shows that the territorial government is still far from achieving its goal of having […]

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First Title IX complaint sparked career in public service for Seattleite Anne Levinson

In a yellowed University of Kansas student newspaper clipping dated May 9, 1978, Anne Levinson, then a sophomore at KU, announced her intention to file a complaint with the Department of Health, Education and Welfare as the Title IX compliance deadline approaches. “I have an inner feeling that no one really believes women deserve equal […]

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New South Wales budget hits workers, women, social housing and the environment

The New South Wales Coalition’s June 21 budget locks in a pay cut for public sector workers, introduces a new property tax and further bolsters transport privatization. NSW Unions Secretary Mark Morey has criticized the Government for blocking an effective 2.5% pay cut for essential workers. “That means the average public sector worker in hospitals, […]

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Social protection programs behind Modi Govt’s success: Bhushan – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

DDC Chairman Bharat Bhushan addressing a function as part of Block Diwas celebrations at Phallian Mandal on Wednesday. Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 22: Abundant social welfare programs and the governance model of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas are behind the successful eight-year run of BJP government at the Centre.So said the Chairman of the District Development […]

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Inuit representation in the Nunavut public service remains at 50%

The latest report on the Nunavut public service shows that the territorial government is still far from achieving its goal of having a majority Inuit workforce. Since the creation of Nunavut in 1999, the territorial government has aimed to have a public service representative of its population, which is approximately 85% Inuit. But at the […]

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The relevance of life lies in living in the spirit of public welfare

Governor Mangubhai Patel said the meaning of life lies in living in the spirit of public good. Human beings have a special ability to understand and cooperate with others. Along with this incredible power of communication, the ability to reach out was given. He said it is the responsibility of the educated section of the […]

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NYCHA’s ‘Public Housing Preservation Trust’ is a Resident Engagement Prank

“This year alone, public budgets have allocated billions of dollars in federal spending on overseas military intervention, the state subsidy for a billionaire’s football stadium in Buffalo, and even more $1 billion in municipal funding for PACT conversions of public housing to private management. enterprises rather than for public housing itself. Adi Talwar NYCHA’s Gun […]

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“Legal obligation” to restore public service pay

The Taoiseach said the government was legally bound to restore the salaries of senior civil servants to pre-austerity levels. Micheál Martin said 90% of pay raise recipients were doctors and consultants. Yesterday it emerged that senior civil servants, including medical consultants, CEOs of state agencies, some members of the judiciary and senior civil servants, were […]

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A two-time BGSU graduate, he brings his life experience in public housing to his new role as Senior Advocate for Federal Housing and Urban Development

From the BGSU OFFICE OF MARKETING AND BRAND STRATEGY A two-time Bowling Green State University alumna will soon have the opportunity to make a broader impact on communities in Ohio and across the country as a senior advisor to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the Biden-Harris administration. Early life and […]

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An innovative form of public service commission has generated millions in financial savings for the government

New research reveals that Social Performance Contracts have generated £10 of social, economic and fiscal value for every pound spent by government since its launch a decade ago. This is the first published study of the public value generated by these contracts to date. The research comes at a time when there is increased pressure […]

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Foundations and individuals support public service journalism

The Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism began in 2022 with support from individual donors, supplemented by the national NewsMatch 2021 campaign and grants from three Alabama foundations. “We are proud to be one of 275 nonprofit news organizations across the country who were able to participate in the year-end NewsMatch program, hosted by the Institute […]

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Syracuse rejected a $50 million grant to rebuild public housing near I-81; leaders commit to moving forward

The city of Syracuse failed in its first attempt to win a competitive $50 million federal grant to begin the proposed $1 billion renovation of the neighborhood in the shadow of Interstate 81. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has rejected an application, made by the city and the Syracuse Housing Authority, for […]

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Wisconsin Public Service Foundation awards grant to Peninsula Players Theater for new housing

The Peninsula Players Theater announced that it was the recipient of a $75,000 grant from the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation (WPS) for its housing campaign, Act II: Protecting the Past, Securing the Future. The theater announced the launch of its $3.5 million campaign on the season opening night on June 14. The theater plans to […]

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We need (a lot) more social housing in Australia

I don’t know what you did this week, but I was certainly busy looking for new stats. This time, I unearthed for you a wonderful long-term housing occupancy dataset from the ABS. Our first chart is a great lesson in how we read data. We are immediately attracted to the sharply declining line (owners without […]

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Government ‘offered additional pay rises worth 5%’ before civil service talks collapsed

Civil service pay talks broke down early this morning after the government offered additional pay rises worth 5%. The Irish Trades Union Congress’ Public Services Committee said the proposed amount was “well below inflation”. The talks ended after a major rift developed between government officials and union negotiators. The Workplace Relations Committee has asked the […]

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Broadband interactive map published by the Public Service Commission

The New York State Public Service Commission issued a high-speed interactive map showing residents of the state how well serviced their area is, by Press release of Governor Kathy Hochul. The map allows you to enter a specific address or scroll through different regions of New York. According to the press release, this is the […]

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Desperate low-income residents are being overlooked by the new public housing privatization program called ‘RAD’

“https://thewealthfairtour.com/” Advocate for the National Public Housing Tenants Association and CEO of Can I Live, Inc. Racquel W. Jones, spear The Visit WEALTHFAIR to address the NEW Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) privatization program called “RAD”, the rental assistance demonstration. Housing authorities being overrun by sophisticated developers and their attractive offers, low-income residents […]

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Minneapolis public housing official Kyle Hanson named first director of Agate Housing and Services

Kyle Hanson, director of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, has been named the first executive director of the nonprofit Agate Housing and Services in Minneapolis. Hanson, who leads housing policy and housing choice voucher programs for city authorities, will join Agate Housing on July 18. The non-profit organization was created last year by the merger […]

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Governor Hochul Signs Legislation Creating the Public Housing Preservation Trust in New York

Chief Legal Aid Society Civil Practice Attorney Adrian Holder said, “With the stroke of a pen, Governor Hochul has empowered our clients and public housing residents by providing leverage to decide their future through the NYC Public Housing Preservation Trust. At a critical time, with huge unmet capital needs in NYCHA’s social housing and no […]

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Low-income tenants face long waits for public housing. What happens to those who cannot wait?

This story is part of a CBC Cape Breton series called The High Cost of Getting By. In the series, journalists examine how the rising cost of daily living is affecting islanders. Over the past few months, reporters from our newsroom have spoken to people who are struggling with the high costs of basic necessities […]

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Public service is the vehicle for transforming the personal traumas of Trayvon White and others

By Cara Williams, Special at AFRO Council member Trayon White Sr., 38, was born in Ward 8, where he serves today. White’s roots in Southeast DC have helped him appreciate both the beauty and the challenges faced by residents of Ward 8 and prepared him to champion one of the toughest residents and neighborhoods. poor […]

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Union leader warns civil service pay talks will fail if ‘living standards deficit’ not resolved

A union leader has warned that talks to overhaul the current pay deal for 340,000 civil servants will fail if a “living standards deficit” is not adequately addressed. In an email to members of the Irish Trades Union Congress public services committee this afternoon, chief negotiator Kevin Callinan said that although figures were not presented […]

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CoinW Public Welfare Action celebrates children in Nigeria – TechEconomy.ng

CoinW shows it has empathy for the issues of the poor in Africa and donates aid and relief materials, to raise awareness of the brand’s purpose. On June 13, the African team of CoinW, the world’s leading cryptocurrency trading platform, and some volunteers from the crypto community visit the Living Fountain Orphanage in Lagos, Nigeria […]

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$27 million upgrade for aging Elliot Twins social housing towers complete

Minneapolis leaders gathered Tuesday to mark the completion of the state’s largest public housing renovation project. The landmark $27 million project at the Elliot Twins brought modern fire safety systems and improved living spaces to two downtown apartment towers. The City of Minneapolis contributed $2.3 million to improve the energy efficiency of the towers. “That’s […]

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Red Hook students rally for social housing justice

June 14, 2022, 10:20 p.m.Updated on June 15, 2022 By: News 12 Staff PS 15 students in Red Hook had a front row seat on Tuesday in a march for the right to social housing. Students, community members and advocates have called for a fully funded public housing system in New York where residents can […]

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Intolerable negligence in public welfare projects: DC

mohamed irfan Posted on June 13, 2022 | 2:10 p.m. TANK, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – Jun 13, 2022):: The Deputy Commissioner, Hameedullah Khattak, paid a surprise visit to the Tank-Pezzo road on Monday for a physical inspection of ongoing works under the M&R funds. After on-site inspection, he expressed his dissatisfaction with the substandard work […]

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UK Broadcasting Union passes motions to defend public service broadcasting

The UK’s largest broadcasting union has passed two motions to defend public service broadcasting, creative content and jobs. The motions were passed by Bectu at a national conference on Sunday. The conference noted that public service broadcasting in the UK was “under attack like never before” following government plans to privatize Channel 4 and cut […]

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Williamson County Constable Paul Leal wins public service award

Williamson County Constable Paul Leal has been selected by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement to receive the 2022 State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Public Service, according to a June 13 statement. The release said Williamson County Lt. Mike Pendley nominated Leal for the award. Leal, who serves precinct 4, was selected […]

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Conference on Habitability of Public Housing Rights to the City

“Best public housing, together” Cramped living space for families in PPRs where the living room, dining room and sometimes the bedroom merge. Jan Gehl, a world leader in people-centered urban design, said in his TED Talk: “We know a lot about the right habitat for mountain gorillas. We know a lot about the right habitat […]

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Saturday driveway shooting in East Birmingham council housing community leaves 1 dead

A Saturday afternoon shooting in a council housing community in east Birmingham left one person dead. East sector officers were dispatched at 4.40pm to report gunfire in the 7500 block of 66th Court Way South in Gate City. Once at the scene, they found the unconscious victim in an alley, Officer Truman Fitzgerald said. Officers […]

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Government clears way for formal talks on new civil service pay deal to start next week – The Irish Times

Formal negotiations on a new civil service pay deal are due to start next week after signing at Thursday’s Cabinet meeting. Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath told colleagues that preliminary talks over the past few weeks had progressed to the point that the parties now warrant a formal engagement through the Workplace Relations Committee (WRC […]

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Tenant education workshops planned for people living in low-rental housing

Nunavut Housing Corporation says workshops will be a pilot project to teach residents how to monitor and repair housing The Nunavut Housing Corporation announces that it will launch education workshops for people living in social housing across the territory. The workshops will be a pilot project to teach tenants how to monitor, maintain and maintain […]

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2022 John Glenn Public Service Award goes to Bill Nelson – SpacePolicyOnline.com

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson received the 2022 John Glenn Excellence in Public Service Award from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University this evening. Nelson is the second NASA administrator to win the award, following Charlie Bolden who received it in 2012. Trevor Brown, Dean, John Glenn College of Public […]

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Can Help Tackle Student Debt, Borrower Says

More than half a million public sector workers in the United States are set to have their student debt erased under a revamped debt forgiveness program. But for people hoping to take advantage of the federal initiative, getting those loans forgiven takes persistence, said one person who has successfully used the program to get rid […]

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Richmond scheme to teach social housing students valuable skills

RICHMOND, Va. — Ahmonte Greene has his sights set on a bright future. “My goal is to travel the world, learn new cultures, try new foods, travel to different countries, learn new things,” Greene said. Greene had the chance to try new things last year when he joined the Youth Leadership Employment Academy (YLEA), a […]

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Cuts in the public service in sight? Governor says change is inevitable

in All News / By: BVI News Jun 7, 2022 7:46 AM / Governor John Rankin. (GIS photo) The issue of downsizing the civil service as a means of alleviating the enormous strain on public finances has long been a matter of weight for consecutive BVI administrations. Currently, more than 3,000 people make up the […]

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Board of Visitors discusses rising construction project costs and new path for public service at full board meeting – The Cavalier Daily

At a board meeting on Friday, members discussed rising construction costs on the grounds and a new Public Service Pathways program. The group also heard from Lily Roberts, new student member of the Board of Visitors and rising fourth-year architecture student. The Board of Visitors is the governing body of the University, consisting of 17 […]

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Oakland signals support for tenants, sending public housing measure to November ballot

Voters will decide to fund up to 13,000 new low-cost social housing units to address the city’s growing housing and homelessness crisis. OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) — Whether Oakland should get an exemption to seek funding for up to 13,000 new low-rent public housing units will go to voters in November, city leaders decided Tuesday. . […]

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Jan Abhiyan Parishad should give platform to social agencies for public welfare work: CM

Jan Abhiyan Parishad should give platform to social agencies for public welfare work: CM Staff reporter Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said Jan Abhiyan Parishad was playing an important and leading role in building a network of voluntary organizations to provide better services in the field of social care. The Parishad team works with dedication, […]

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My endless learning journey from public service to great law

First, you learn. Then you will learn more. Then you keep learning. My lifelong learning philosophy is more than just a mantra: it’s the secret to success in any business. It has helped me as a lawyer in private practice, as a former Houston City Council member as the city’s first black comptroller and chief […]

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New entity NYCHA Trust will inject money to fix disgraceful conditions in public housing

In an ideal world, huge amounts of federal money would go directly to NYCHA to meet its capital needs. The State, which has regularly underfunded social housing, would considerably strengthen its commitment. But Albany isn’t allocating billions to NYCHA alone, and even a Democratic-controlled federal government won’t do enough to overhaul the city’s public housing […]

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The COVID-19 program put in place following the removal of social housing tower closures

Sheik also helped arrange the payment of utility bills and rent, as the family was unable to earn an income during the quarantine at home. And later she was able to get dental referrals for Bushre teenagers. While workers say these dental and other services will still exist once they’re gone, their customers won’t necessarily […]

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London wants to ‘reimagine’ public housing – demolishing some to rebuild

London-Middlesex Community Housing (LMCH) says it wants to ‘reimagine’ its public housing community on Southdale Road East by tearing down old units and replacing them with new ones, but residents say it’s hard to reimagine their community while their basic needs still aren’t being met. On Friday, LMCH kicked off “Reimagine Southdale”, the public face […]

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Increased welfare spending may improve survival for black cancer patients

Increased public welfare spending could improve survival for black cancer patients in the United States, a new study finds. The data showed that greater expenditure was associated with increased 5-year overall survival (OS) for black patients, and this translated into decreased black-white disparities. These findings are expected to be presented at the ASCO 2022 Annual […]

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ISLANDERS RECOGNIZED FOR PUBLIC SERVICE IN QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOR LIST – Island Echo

The Honors List for Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday 2022 has been unveiled, with 3 Islanders recognized for their incredible public service as the country celebrates Her Majesty’s unprecedented 70 years of service. As a tribute to the Queen, recipients were recognized for their outstanding contributions across all sectors, but in particular for sustained public […]