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Workers Ready to Move for Jobs..

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Yankton Area Progressive Growth has updated their study of labor availability in the south east part of the state.

The study looked at available workers, and their willingness to commute for a job in an area from Charles Mix County to Union County.

YAPG interim development director Ron Kraft says they found a wage break that people will travel for……

Kraft says with the health care changes going on, benefits are a much bigger part of the business development process……

Kraft says the study also found a number of employees with advanced education and training were available………

The study found about ninety eight hundred people underemployed, with about twelve thousand workers that would consider moving to a different job.

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