Long-term Jobless in NJ to Get Help with $10M Federal Grant

A new federal infusion of $10 million into New Jersey aims to help the state’s long-term jobless residents get back to work.

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced it had awarded the multimillion-dollar grant to the New Jersey Council of County Colleges as part of a larger, nationwide initiative to address the long-term unemployment problem. The federal agency today awarded nearly $170 million to 23 partnerships between non-profits, local government, and employers throughout the country.

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