Amazon said it will invest $700 million to train 100,000 employees for higher-skilled jobs by 2025. Training programs will be offered to workers throughout all levels of the company.
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Inmates from the Eastern Correctional Facility listen as professor Delia Mellis leads a class on the Cold War. More than 300 students are enrolled in the Bard Prison Initiative each semester, within a curriculum that offers over 60 courses.
Participants, led by facilitator Eddie Pitchford (center), form the Chain of Unity at the conclusion of the meeting. "God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change," they chant.
People wait to sign up for unemployment Sept. 3 at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, N.J., where thousands of workers at the closing Revel and Showboat casinos recently were laid off.