Greyston Bakery's hiring gives ex-cons a chance

Greyston's Open Hiring policy helps those who need it the most, like refugees and people with criminal records.

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    The unemployment rate in the United States has fallen to the lowest level in almost 50 years.

    Despite the good news, nearly one in three working-age adults has a criminal record, which many employers frown upon.

    But what may be seen as a liability for some businesses, is an opportunity for others.

     

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports.


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