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U.S. Chamber calls for governments to fund rapid training programs

Jan 13, 2021 - Politico

Singapore is a role model for national training initiatives.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue said Tuesday that a broad-based economic recovery in 2021 depends on reskilling and supporting workers. The usually conservative Chamber is embracing a radical shift on skills policy. "Our lawmakers should fund rapid training programs to connect the unemployed with jobs in new sectors," Donohue said in a State of American Business address.

Employers should take a lead in designing t...