The Task Force—representing companies, trade and industry groups, educational institutions, and labor unions—brings to the table substantial workforce development experience in addressing the nation’s skills gap.
Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) introduced a bipartisan resolution to encourage investment in education and training for American workers by designating September 2017 as “National Workforce Development Month.”
Among other advances for student veterans, the bill would correct an issue that has prevented veterans from using their Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits at area career and technical education centers—nonprofit, non-degree-granting institutions that award certificates demonstrating technical competency.
U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Rob Portman (R-OH), both co-chairs of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, introduced the Building U.S. Infrastructure by Leveraging Demands for Skills (BUILDS) Act to ensure that workers are prepared ... Read More