03/15/2013 11:39 am ET

State Job-Training Grant Helps Laid-Off Sacramento Workers

Hundreds of Sacramento workers recently laid off from Campbell Soup and other major employers could benefit from a nearly $6 million state grant awarded this week to a local job-training program.

The Sacramento Employment and Training Agency will pump the money into career retraining at local community colleges, vocational schools and area firms for 832 laid-off workers, officials announced.

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