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Surveys: Firms, workers at odds on job training

Posted: March 24, 2013 at 2:19 a.m.

Employee Rosy Tirado pulls a pepperoni pizza from an oven at a Pizza Patron Dallas, Texas. While lower-wage American workers have accounted for the lion's share of the jobs created since the 2007-2009 Great Recession, a survey released March 2013 shows that they are also among the most pessimistic about their future career prospects, their job security and their finances.

WASHINGTON — As they struggle to get ahead, many low-wage workers are not taking advantage of job training or educational programs that could help them make the leap to better-paying jobs, a new survey shows.

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