Council Drive to Give Jobless a Better Deal; PILOT PROJECTS TO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE BACK TO WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Parrish, Rachel, Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Unemployed people in Nuneaton and Bedworth have been given a springboard to new jobs through the government's New Deal initiative.
Warwickshire County Council, which has been piloting New Deal projects as part of a national trial, hopes to set up two supervised construction work programmes in the borough by the end of next month.
One will provide work for people with building skills and the other for people with landscaping experience.
The idea is to encourage people back to a working environment to help them move on to full-time jobs.
John Deegan, director of economic strategy for Warwickshire County Council, said: ``The county council has shown …
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Publication information: Article title: Council Drive to Give Jobless a Better Deal; PILOT PROJECTS TO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE BACK TO WORKING ENVIRONMENT. Contributors: Parrish, Rachel - Author. Newspaper title: Coventry Evening Telegraph (England). Publication date: March 18, 1999. Page number: 7. © 2009 Coventry Newpapers. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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