Implementing a model that enables employers to move entry-level, low-skilled workers up career ladders, at the same time creating vacancies for new workers entering the job market.
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Advice for businesses on collaborating with One-Stop Career Centers in strong public-private partnerships to train both incumbent workers and new entrants to the labor force.
America’s business and industry leaders must have the resources they need to compete successfully in the 21st century global marketplace.
In Durham's knowledge- based economy, one of, if not the most, critical component is the presence of a smart, well educated and growing workforce.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) lifts 4.9 million people--including 2.7 million children--above the poverty line each year. Yet a significant number of working families miss out on thousands of dollars annually (as well as their communities) simply because they do not know it exists.
This publication is designed to educate employers about the ways in which they can retain entry-level workers. It goes beyond the simplistic advice of just increasing wage earners' pay, detailing a range of alternatives in which business can align work-support programs with those individuals on the frontline.