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Service industries jump-start careers, economy

Restaurants and retailers have a huge impact on the nation’s economy, National Restaurant Association President and CEO Dawn Sweeney and National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay said in an op-ed in The Hill.

These industries provide career opportunities and pathways to success for more than 52 million Americans nationwide, Sweeney and Shay said.

“At a time when the nation's youth unemployment rate stands at more than 20 percent, service industries are stepping up to the plate, jump-starting careers and training America's workforce,” they wrote. “Over the next few years, the service industry is expected to add millions of jobs.”

Read the full op-ed here.

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