Local Jobs for Local People

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‘Local Jobs for Local People’

Businesses tendering for local Government contracts should be made to hire people who live close to the place of work.

1) This aim is structured so that contractors awarded certain types of publicly funded projects to recruit a certain proportion of the people working on the project from a particular area.
a) Ensures that incomes earned is then invested back into the local economy
b) Reduces the environmental impact of commuting
c) Fosters community involvement
d) Preserves local employment opportunities
e) The environmental benefit of local hiring comes principally because employing a greater percentage of local workers leads to shorter commutes and a greater ability to walk, bike, and take public transit to work. This results in reductions in air pollution, including greenhouse gases.

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‘Local Jobs for Local People’

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