About This Show
Workforce Today is the podcast that talks locally but thinks globally about workforce issues with business, community and public sector leaders. Your host is Bill Villano, President and CEO of Workforce Alliance in New Haven, CT.
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Most Recent Episode
E08: Turning Ex-Offenders Into Jobseekers
2 days ago
Mike Lawlor, Under Secretary for Criminal Justice Policy and Planning for Connecticut, joins the program to discuss the efforts that are underway in his state to help ex-offenders find good jobs. Mike shares why putting ex-offenders back to work makes sense from an economic perspective and dispels some common myths about recidivism and the overall perception of formerly incarcerated individuals. Discover why employers are increasingly willing to hire people with a criminal record and what Connecticut is doing to help people get an expedited pardon of their criminal convictions.