Phila. Launches PhillyWorks Jobs Program

From the Philadelphia Business Journal: Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter launched a new program on Monday aimed at putting people back to work in the city, which suffers from a near 11 percent unemployment rate.

The program called PhillyWorks: Growing Neighborhood Jobs will provide career advancement classes, such as adult literacy and career coaching services, to seasonal part-time workers to help them secure full-time permanent jobs.

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