Walmart, DC sign deal on job training
Wal-Mart, the retail giant that plans to open six stores in the District, has agreed to find local small businesses to do construction for its stores and will provide job training for D.C. residents, the Washington Post reports.
Wal-Mart wants to open stores in wards 4, 5, 6 and 7, plans that were met with resistance by community activists who wanted concessions that the company would train and hire local workers. The agreement now spells out some of those promises.
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