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PGCC program aims to accelerate access to professional credentials

Bank of America is contributing $100,000 to Prince George’s Community College to support an initiative that allows county residents to quickly acquire credentials for in-demand, livable-wage careers through short-term programs called “micro-pathways.”   PGCC began developing their micro-pathways as a ...

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Md. adds 800 jobs in July, but unemployment rate ticks up to 7%

Maryland’s unemployment rate has ticked up half a percentage point since a January low, despite the state adding jobs for the first time in six months and the downward revision of a grim June jobs report.

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Senate Dems want job training program renewed

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Wednesday stressed that congressional action on long-pending free trade agreements must be linked to renewal of a federal program that helps American workers who lose their jobs because of foreign competition. Republicans, meanwhile, expressed impatience ...

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