DAVID SCOTT - CONGRESSMAN, REPRESENTING GEORGIA'S 13TH DISTRICT

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  • House Committee to Hold Hearing on Scott Legislation to Provide $19 Million for 1890s Land-Grant University Student Scholarships
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott (GA-13) and Thurgood Marshall College Fund President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. issued the following statements upon the announcement of the House Committee on Agriculture hearing on Scott’s bipartisan bill H.R. 6020, the Funding for Student Scholarships for the 1890 Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act. “There is a tremendous need to increase the number of young African-Americans seeking careers in agriculture,” said Congressman Scott. “And th... Read more

  • Scott, Lewis, Conyers and Waters Urge Inclusive Search for New Atlanta Fed President
    Posted in Press Release on October 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Housing and Finance, Labor & Employment

    Reps. David Scott (D-GA), a senior member of the Financial Services Committee; John Lewis (D-GA), a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee; John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Ranking Member on the Judiciary Committee; and Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member on the Financial Services Committee, urged the Federal Reserve to conduct an inclusive, transparent search for the next President of the Reserve Bank of Atlanta, one that engages candidates from many diverse backgrounds. In a letter to Fed... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces 13th Annual Jobs Fair - April 1, 2016
    Posted in Press Release on March 30, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education, Small Business, Labor & Employment, Veterans

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host his 13th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 1, 2016, from 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center, located at 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, GA 30337 . This year Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair is teaming up with the following federal and state agencies: U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) and Atlanta VA Medical Center to provide special employment, health and benefits resources for veterans; U.S. S... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host 12th Annual Jobs Fair - April 24, 2015
    Posted in Press Release on March 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host the 12th Annual Thirteenth Congressional District Jobs Fair on Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. Some of this year’s confirmed employers include: Allconnect, Allied Barton Security, AMS Consulting Services, AT&T,Chime Solutions, CHRIS Kids, Inc., U.S. General Services Administration, GLOCK, Inc., Goodwill of North Georgia, Gwinnett County Police, Keurig, Manpower, Regions ... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott Announces 11th Annual Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on March 12, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott proudly announced that he will host the 11th Annual 13th Congressional District Jobs Fair on Friday, March 28, 2014, 10am to 3pm, at the Georgia International Convention Center. This year’s employers are looking to fill 4,207 positions and include: AFLAC; Atlanta Fire & Rescue; Albany Police Department; Bradley-Morris, Inc.; Clayton County; Federal Air Marshals; Georgia Power; GLOCK; Home Depot; Hyatt Regency Atlanta; Kaiser Permanente; Kroger; Lowe’s; MARTA; New Yo... Read more

  • Looking for work? What challenges are you facing?
    Posted in Blog on April 3, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment

    On April, 19, Congressman Scott hosts his annual Job Fair. This event is open to the public at-large and a diverse group of employers have signed up to attend. If you have been looking for work or have been unemployed for a while, what challenges are you facing in finding a new job? Share your experiences with others so that we can better understand how to match job seekers with employers. Earlier, we asked employers what challenges they are facing in hiring new employees. You may want to read t... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host Tenth Annual Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on March 27, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment

    Today Congressman David Scott announced that he will host his 10th Annual Jobs Fair on Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC) in College Park. The event will run from 10am to 3pm. Job seekers who attend may obtain information and be considered for more than 1,992 positions with this year’s participating employers. The employers at Congressman Scott’s Jobs Fair represent a diverse group of Georgia’s top corporations, small businesses, and local and federal g... Read more

  • Employers - what are your hiring challenges?
    Posted in Blog on March 8, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    Today, a strong jobs report was announced. The positive trend shows continued economic growth for America. However, there are still a lot of uncertainties that may be holding employers back from expanding their payrolls. There may still be a mismatch between the number of unemployed and companies that cannot find qualified candidates. Whether you represent a small business, or a large company, you may have difficulties filling positions with qualified applicants. There are many resources availab... Read more

  • What is sequestration? Why does it matter?
    Posted in Blog on February 24, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Small Business, Labor & Employment

    What is sequestration? You have heard this term in the news, often with examples of an impact on government services. So, what is sequestration? Basically, it means severe, automatic, across-the-board spending cuts to government programs. It does not mean thoughtful decisions to cut programs based on their merits. About half of the current sequestration cuts will hit the Department of Defense, and the rest are to non-defense programs. Many entitlement programs are protected from the sequester an... Read more

  • Congressman David Scott to Host Ninth Annual Jobs Fair
    Posted in Press Release on March 19, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Labor & Employment, Veterans

    Congressman David Scott's 9TH ANNUAL JOBS FAIR FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012, 10AM - 3PM Georgia International Convention Center 2000 Convention Center Concourse - College Park, GA 30337 Located off Camp Creek Parkway on I-85 and I-285, near Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Once again, Congressman David Scott is teaming up with more than 100 of Atlanta's major corporations, small businesses, and government agencies who are offering a rich variety of job opportunities. Employers looking to participate should ... Read more