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More employers offering English language courses

April 23, 2012
Boston Business Journal: With the future of their workforces at stake, many Boston-area employers are offering English language classes to their immigrant employees to ensure that they can succeed — and even advance — on the job.
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Gov. Patrick touts work programs in visit to New Bridge on the Charles

February 17, 2012
boston.com: Governor Deval Patrick expressed his support for programs that help young adults with disabilities find work during a luncheon at New Bridge on the Charles retirement community in Dedham Thursday afternoon.
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Organization, focus are keys to job search

April 17, 2011
boston.com: Petko Savov came to the United States from Bulgaria 11 years ago with high hopes, a green card, and $1,000 in his pocket. He was college-educated and had several years of work experience in marketing, but his first few months were a blur as he struggled to reinvent himself.
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JVS Lauded in Social Impact Report

March 2, 2011
Root Cause: SIR focused on workforce development because it yields a high social return for donors. Given the substantial positive social and economic impacts associated with workforce training, investment in Massachusetts’ workforce development programs proves critical in improving the job prospects of individuals facing multiple barriers to employment.
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From Hidden Costs to High Returns: Unlocking the Potential of Lower Wage Workforce

November 23, 2010
The Insight Center for Community Economic Development: More and more employers are training lower-wage workers, building skills, loyalty, and quality-consciousness, and creating opportunity for higher earnings.
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