Business, Jobs & Social Responsibility

Workforce Development

Our workforce initiative is designed to answer the need to upskill the current, local workforce, and ensure supply of qualified personnel. Our key focus areas are:

  • Meet the demand for great customer service within the aviation industry/li>
  • Build a skilled construction craft worker pipeline and maximize local hire

Current Programs:
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Bonding Program Video

First Source Hiring Program

The LAWA First Source Hiring Program (FSHP) at LAX connects community residents to employment opportunities with LAWA and LAX tenants. The goal of the FSHP is to provide job seekers with job opportunities at LAX….

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LAUSD Partnership and Workforce Summit

Los Angeles World Airports and the Los Angeles Unified School District have collaborated to create opportunities that connect adult and youth employment seekers with internship and professional opportunities. Through this partnership, LA Unified and LAWA provide valuable work experience and prepare individuals for careers into the aviation industry.

Save the date! Our 1st Annual Workforce Summit will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020. More announcements to come. Stay Tuned!

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The HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program Partnership provides local residents access to enroll in a comprehensive, construction apprenticeship preparation program. Upon competition, program graduates are completely positioned for placement consideration on a LAWA construction project through its contractors and local craft unions. Veterans and women are strongly encouraged to participation in the program.

For more information: 

Click here to download the program fact sheet.

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