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Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009

Advocating for the Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center’s programming

Even in a good job market, the most difficult to employ are those with a criminal record and a minimal employment history.And if you’re a black male in Wisconsin with a criminal record, you have only a 5% chance of getting a callback from an employer when searching for a job. So when the Felmers...
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008

Driver’s licenses are key to finding work

Some low-income Milwaukee women were able to boost their wages by 62% just by earning back their driver’s licenses. That eye-popping outcome was produced through the efforts of the Center for Driver’s License Recovery & Employability, a collaboration of Justice 2000, Legal Action of Wisconsin, the Municipal Court...
Monday, May 5, 2008
Engineers, skilled machinists and welders are among the hardest-to-fill jobs in the Milwaukee area. Nurses are hot, so to speak, and computer network professionals are also at a premium, according to interviews with area recruiters and Manpower Inc.’s annual survey of employers.