Low-Paying Jobs, Lack Of Mobility Putting SoCal On Economic ‘Collision Course’?

Southern California could be on an economic “collision course” fueled by low-paying jobs that offer little opportunity for upward mobility, economists said Thursday. . . Speakers such as former California State Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León and former Gov. Gray Davis were on hand for the release of reports that found two-thirds of projected job openings in Los Angeles County over the next five years will come from occupations that require a high school diploma or less and little to no work experience.

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