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PBS NewsHour | Georgia Works Jobs Training Program: a Peach or the Pits? | PBS

Duration: 09:24
Program: PBS NewsHour #10174
Broadcast Date: Oct. 12, 2011

One provision of President Obama's jobs bill that has some bipartisan support is modeled after a program in Georgia that allows employers to try out workers for eight weeks on a volunteer basis while the person receives unemployment benefits and training. Paul Solman explores Georgia Works' pros and cons, plus its scalability.

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Post Date: October 12, 2011