Bronx leaders unveil Help Identify Real Employment program in hope of decreasing unemployment rate
Leaders in the borough are trying to decrease the unemployment rate.
The Bronx has the highest unemployment in the state. Officials unveiled a program called Help Identify Real Employment in hope of getting those numbers down.
With the help of a state grant, H.I.R.E. will make sure that Bronx businesses employ Bronx residents, and will establish a hands-on worker development program.