Mayor Andre Dickens pledges pay increase to Atlanta firefighters
(ATLANTA, Ga.) Mayor Andre Dickens spoke with a group of firefighters at their Bravest event on Wednesday morning. Dickens pledged a pay increase to the group citing his first budget proposal which included an increase for firefighters in the city.
Mayor's office creates job database for Atlanta youth, posting over 300 positions
(ATLANTA, Ga.) The Mayor’s office is creating a Summer Youth Employment Program portal where employers can post opportunities and job openings for Atlanta youth this summer. According to a Saporta article written by Mayor Andre Dickens, the city of Atlanta has already identified more than 300 positions within the government’s scope with a starting pay rate of $15 an hour.
As mayor crosses 100-day mark, Atlanta Housing head confident in job security
Sarah Kirsch, left, and Eugene Jones discuss the future of affordable housing police at an event hosted by WABE and Atlanta Civic Circle.Britton Edwards, Atlanta Civic Circle. As Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens crosses his 100th day on the job, some top city officials will be headed back to the job market. But Atlanta Housing CEO Eugene Jones said he’s confident he’ll be asked to stick around the city’s newly rejuvenated housing authority.
Dickens lays out his vision for Atlanta in his first State of The City address
Atlanta is “one city with one bright future,” Mayor Andre Dicken told the region’s top business leaders, lawmakers, and dignitaries Monday at his first State of the City address.