Felons, high-school dropouts and the poor might get a helping hand when looking for a job in Broward County.
The County Commission is considering an ordinance that would require contractors to try and give half of those new contract-related jobs to hard-to-hire people.
"Try" is the operative word.
The ordinance would not require contractors to actually hire these people. They just have to make a good faith effort to find someone who falls into the hard-to-hire category.
05/30/13 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with an explanation of the Florida “Protection of Vulnerable Persons Act.” Child abuse reporting is now mandatory even for non-parents or caregivers.