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Mayor Greg Fischer watches signing of the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Will fund federal training programs to prepare workers for today's jobs
A video clip

Date Published: 7/22/2014

We need to make sure workers in America can find jobs that meet their skills, or get trained with the skills they need for a better job.

That's why, in this year's State of the Union address, President Obama tasked Vice President Biden with leading a review of our country's job-training programs to make sure that they have one mission: training our workers with the skills employers need, and matching them to good jobs that need to be filled right now.

Click here to read the complete news story and watch a video clip of the signing that Mayor Fischer witnessed on July 22 at the White House.

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