By Hugh McQuaid
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy outlined his long-term unemployment agenda Monday including proposals to reauthorize an existing job-training program, prohibit employment discrimination against the unemployed, and to establish a five-week “job-readiness” program.
Malloy announced the three-part legislative agenda on long-term unemployment Monday at a press conference in New Britain
The legislation calls for bonding another $10 million for the existing Subsidized Employment Training Program (STEP UP), which subsidizes the salaries of new employees for the first six months they’re on the job.
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