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Understanding the “Living Wage”

The Living Wage has sparked intense debate as national conversations around wage growth show that while the economy has soared since the recession, worker’s wages have not[1]. The minimum wage of $7.25 per hour has not increased since 2009[2], although the cost of living has gone up by 18% since then[3]. You have likely heard […]

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Charlotte Works Names Shemia Williams Director of Programs

Shemia Williams, workforce development advocate, has been named Director of Programs for Charlotte Works effective February 2019. The role...

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Labor Market Review 2018

Charlotte Works’ Labor Market Review is a summary of Mecklenburg County’s labor market describing work and labor force trends,...

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DACA Student Seizes Opportunity for Pre-Apprenticeship Program and Full CPCC Scholarship

Deciding on a career pathway before graduating high school can be one of the greatest challenges in the minds...

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