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No Worker Left Behind

Matt Sledge

Simple Fix May Revolutionize Job Training Programs | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

Being jobless in America is scary right now: about 12.8 million people are fighting for 3.8 million open positions. The Great Recession accelerated th...

Will Low-Skilled Workers Benefit from Economic Recovery?

Brandon Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brandon Roberts

For millions of Americans at the margins of the labor market, a return to aggregate economic growth is unlikely to improve their personal circumstances.

Job Training: Often Misunderstood But Too Important to Dismiss

Brandon Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brandon Roberts

States' retraining efforts should use a sector-based focus with the goal of transitioning displaced workers into positions that the stimulus will support, in infrastructure and emerging fields.

Arthur Delaney

No Worker Left Behind: How Michigan Is Trying to Help The Laid-Off | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For almost a decade, Heather Vaughn worked as a spot welder at a factory in Jonesville, Mich., making auto parts for General Motors and others. In Feb...