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Lack of English proficiency affects workforce

A recent report shows that 13 percent of Chicago's working age population has a limited proficiency in English. So how can we make sure those who speak English as a second language don't fall between the cracks, and can find jobs in today's economy? Christine Kenny, Executive Director for Literacy Works, joins us to talk about the challenges non-native English speakers face when maintaining or landing a career. Photo: Flickr/Vineland Public Library

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