Atlantic City residents get first crack at 5,000 future jobs

    A program that aims to give Atlantic City residents first crack at 5,000 jobs is being called an aggressive program, but for local job seekers, it may serve as a unique opportunity.

    The Press of Atlantic City reports Revel Entertainment Group has begun to hold a series of forums in Atlantic City to let residents know they are being given preference to the thousands of future jobs.

    According to the story, the jobs are part of a $2.4 billion mega-resort.

    The Press of Atlantic City reports nearly 80 people were in attendance during a Thursday forum at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School.

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