Mayor Highlights JobsNow2 Employment Program
Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu and San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA) Director Trent Rhorer today highlighted local incentives and private sector wage subsidies through JobsNOW2, a City-funded successor to the successful federal stimulus-funded Jobs NOW! initiative. More than 500 San Francisco residents are now employed through the JobsNOW2 program, but the City would like to see more participation from local small business to get more San Francisco residents jobs.
“San Francisco stepped up last year to offer incentives for private sector employers to keep people working and our economy growing,” said Mayor Lee. “We are offering people the dignity of a job and a paycheck instead of unemployment. JobsNOW2 is good for business and good for our City.” Read more.