The Facts

Why Reviving Skilled Labor Should Be a No-brainer

Think high-paying careers are reserved exclusively for those with advanced degrees and privileged connections? Think again!

“I personally know crane operators in Chicago making $250,000. I don’t know about you, but I don’t call that chump change,” says Brett Melvin, executive director of Bringing America’s Gap.

Reviving Skilled Labor? That's a No-Brainer

"I personally know crane operators in Chicago making $250,000. I don't know about you, but I don't call that chump change."These opportunities are out there, really, for everyone."For the sake of our economy, skilled labor needs to make a comeback. And that's exactly what we're aiming to do over at USAWorkforce.org.(h/t Brett Melvin, Executive Director of Bridging America’s Gap and former Senior Advisor to then-U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao)

Posted by USA Workforce on Monday, 19 March 2018

The members of the USA Workforce Coalition need your support if we’re going to create a more resilient American workforce and a stronger economy.

You can join this growing national coalition by visiting our “Take Action” page and sharing your support with President Trump and key members of Congress. You can also contact your local Member of Congress and ask them to give American workers more opportunity to realize the benefits of our growing economy by lending their support to the USA Workforce Tax Credit Act.

Pictured in video left to right: Brett Melvin, Executive Director, Bridging America’s Gap and former Senior Advisor to then-U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao; Rep. Lloyd Smucker; Thomas Carroll, Executive Director of the #EdTaxCredit50 Coalition; Corporal Jeffrey J. Cleland, U.S. Marine Corps, Ret., Director of President George W. Bush Institute’s Military Service Institute

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