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    Since 2007, the Ohio Workforce Coalition has been bringing together leaders from education and training institutions, economic and workforce development organizations, business and industry, labor, and human service providers. The Coalition promotes public policies that build the skills of adult workers, meet employer skill needs, and strengthen the workforce system to ensure opportunity and prosperity for Ohio families.

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Public dollars for low wage jobs? NY says no way!

On December 14th the New York Times ran this article about the City Council voting down (45-1) subsidies for a retail development because the jobs created were typically low wage jobs difficult to survive on–especially for working families. This past Sunday a column in the New York Daily News delves into more detail on the topic…should public dollars support companies offering low wage jobs and/or with other quality of work issues.

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