MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. In a "Help Wanted" jobs special, Need to Know examines how millions of jobs are unfilled, even during a period of high unemployment, because workers don't have the necessary skills. The program focuses on Alabama's efforts to train a new generation of shipyard workers to fight unemployment and attract business to the state. The "American Voices" essay focuses on efforts to end hiring discrimination against the long-term unemployed.
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Episode #305 / Length: 26 minutes