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Worker Empowerment: Encouraging Investment and Private-Public Partnerships

The USA Workforce Tax Credit Act (HR 5153), sponsored by Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-16) encourages investment in organization that prepare people for the jobs of today by eliminating the skills gap.

Empowering Our Workers With Private-Public Partnerships

Enacting the USA Workforce Tax Credit Act proposed by Congressman Lloyd Smucker will create financial incentive for businesses to partner with organizations that provide skills-training programs, as well ask K-12 institutions that get kids on track for brighter futures!Check out USAWorkforce.org to find out how you can join this great effort.

Posted by USA Workforce on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

As Rob Kaplan wrote last April in Bloomberg News, the answer is too look at greater opportunities for public-private training programs.

Kaplan in part wrote, “the U.S. must work to find ways to expand the workforce and improve productivity. One important vehicle for doing this involves policy makers, businesses and educational institutions working together to create skills-training programs that equip workers to either join the workforce or improve their skills so they can take higher-paying jobs.”

Enacting the USA Workforce Tax Credit Act, will create financial incentive for businesses to partner with organizations that provide skills-training programs, as well ask K-12 institutions that get kids on track for brighter futures.

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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