While the City of Houston is seen globally as the place to come for work, it's not the case for everyone – even those who call it home. While the city has an unemployment rate of 4.6 percent, some minority areas like Fifth Ward are significantly higher. Some are also faced with the obstacle of having a criminal record. So what can be done about that?
On the Factor to talk about this employment issue is State Senator Borris Miles who has a job fair on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church.