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The recession and the aftermath of September 11th have hit low-wage workers particularly hard. But new programs are trying to increase options. . .from job advancement to skill development and retirement benefits. A discussion of low-wage earners on our Urban Institute series.
- Harry Holzer Researcher, Urban Institute
- William Grinker President and CEO, Seedco
- Mary Pena Executive Director, Project Quest
- Stephen Lerner Director of Building Services Division, Service Employees International Union; Member of International Executive Board, Director of SEIU Property Services Division, Coordinate Justice for Janitors campaigns
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