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Trump Workforce Development Week: 6 Things to Know

A roundtable discussion will take place on Tuesday


Kicking off this Monday, it’s Trump workforce development week.

Trump Workforce Development
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The next few days are designed to improve the labor situation in this country. Here are six things you should know about it:

  • The series of initiatives that will take place over the coming week will help streamline federal job training programs, while also adding more apprenticeship programs that will stimulate the economy and reduce unemployment rates.
  • Leading the charge during Trump workforce development week will be the POTUS’ daughter Ivanka.
  • The general plan is to make current labor development programs more efficient, while also re-organizing current development programs.
  • The country currently has 43 job training programs across 13 different government agencies, tallying up to $16.7 billion a year in government funding. Some of these programs are not being as effective as the government would like.
  • The POTUS and Ivanka will meet up with Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta at Waukesha County Technical College in Wisconsin for a roundtable discussion with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and local business owners.
  • About 15 CEOs will take part in a conversation in the White House on Wednesday, led by Ivanka.

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