90 Days To Learn To Scrub? Sure, If Uncle Sam's Paying

The federal Job Training Partnership Act has been a godsend for Robert L. Gregory. When he needs help for his Auto Spa car wash in Fairview Heights, Ill., he calls the local JTPA office. It sends over motivated workers and pays half of their $4.50 hourly wage for the three to six months Gregory trains them to wash cars. "I would be kidding you if I told you I didn't like the subsidy," says Gregory.

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