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1,500 Applicants for 50 Jobs? The Reality in America Today

In New York last week, 1,500 people lined up for 50 apprenticeship positions as painters and decorators. These are union jobs, and only 500 applications are being accepted. Some hopefuls lined up in front of the District Council 9 office for days in extremely cold weather. If they are able to get the job, they will receive $17.20 an hour during the first year. After one year, they may get hired as a full-time employee. (Source: Eyewitness News, January 10, 2014.) This equates to about $37,000 per year considering one would work 40 hours a week. Continue Reading : http://www.profitc onomic-analysis/15 00-applicants-50-j obs-reality-americ a-today/  (Jan 15, 2014 | post #1)