WFPL Radio, Teens will again face lean summer job market
By Gabe Bullard
Date Published: 5/2/2011
With local unemployment above ten percent, Kentucky Kingdom still closed and federal funds lacking, summer job opportunities for area teenagers will again be scarce.
Mayor Greg Fischer has sought to raise money for summer jobs programs and he’s encouraged businesses to hire students on summer vacation. Kentuckiana Works Executive Director Michael Gritton says an announcement about Fischer’s success will be made soon. He adds that he’s impressed with the action that’s followed Fischer’s call for money and jobs, but he’d like the federal government to pitch in as well.
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