Congress Passes Workforce Training Bill To Help Long-term Unemployed Americans


The Congress, in an unusual demonstration of a bi-partisan, bi-cameral agreements, has passed a job-training bill that could help unemployed Americans get back into the workforce.

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act will help individuals gain the necessary skills for jobs that are in demand. The bill would lessen administrative costs and enable more workers to become valuable in the workforce through training and employment services developed by states.

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