City Council Passes Mayor Emanuel's Ex-Offender Utilization Procurement Bid Incentive

September 14, 2016

New program would create job opportunities, training for ex-offenders seeking a second chance

City Council today passed Mayor Emanuel's ordinance designed to incentivize City construction contractors to sponsor ex-offenders into apprenticeship programs for their contracts, providing job training and employment opportunities to individuals looking to positively contribute to Chicago's economy.

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