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Solid waste moving towards RTC workforce

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Two clients from RTC Employment Services are currently working in an assessment capacity at the Logan County Solid Waste Management District.

And their attendance record is stronger than most Logan County Job and Family Services referrals, according to solid waste coordinator Angel Payne.

She told Logan County Commissioners Dustin Wickersham and Tony Core in a Thursday meeting that 46 people had been referred from DJFS for the month of October. On any given day, the solid waste district needs between five and eight people to sort incoming recyclables, Mrs. Payne said, and by Tuesday only two people showed up for work.

The pair of developmentally disabled clients currently working are doing so as a trial run, Mrs. Payne said, as RTC Employment Services takes inventory of the skills necessary to do the job, and tries to match required skill sets with capable clients.

So far, the RTC clients have done well, the solid waste coordinator said.

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