The Department of Labor has
resource centers around the state staffed with computers, resources and people
who can help you look and apply for a job. We visited the Burlington
and met with the manager, John Vowles.
workers are among those who have been hit by the recession. Faced with a
potential $200 million dollar state budget deficit, Governor Jim Douglas wants
to lay off 660 people. But
some were let go even before the governor announced the latest round of state job
John Dillon has this report on a state worker who was told right before
Christmas that she’d lose her job.
officials are excited about a new job training program that they say could help
potential workers and employers. As
VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, people who complete the course will return to the
work force with what amounts to a seal of approval.