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In line for jobs: 350 meet with employers in Madera

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Job seekers lined up mid-morning Thursday outside Pan-American Community Center for the chance to meet with employers and apply for positions.

Organized by the Madera County Workforce Assistance Center, the job fair was sponsored by several local businesses and included 30 employers who are hiring or are set to hire soon.

“We’re trying to connect job seekers with employers and vice versa because we still have a high unemployment rate in Madera County and with these types of events we can at least get some people working soon,” said Jorge Espinoza, business services representative for the workforce center.

About 350 people attended the job fair, organizers said...


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