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Employers Test Novel Tactics to Train Immigrant Workers

In the past decade the Hispanic population increased 128 percent and the Asian 83 percent in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties. Hispanic and Asians are drawn by a large demand for manufacturing, service, and construction jobs. Employers help these workers adjust to new surroundings by hiring bilingual individuals to work with them, providing work-site classes in the English language, and having company supervisors learn the foreign language of the workers.
North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 11, Nov 1999, p10, il, f
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