Take Two for June 17, 2013

LA job training program threatened by federal budget cuts

Simente Gordon Workforce Investment

Frank Stoltze

Simente Gordon is among thousands of people how have benefited from a training partnership operated by the LA Workforce Investment Board.

One of the biggest challenges facing the Los Angeles economy is the caliber of its workers. Economists say too much of the potential workforce just doesn't match the needs of the region's employers. The City of L.A. has sought a remedy by partnering on job training programs. 

KPCC's Frank Stoltze reports that effort is threatened as federal workforce dollars dry up.

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