The BL news-President Trump meets top business leaders
The BL News—President Trump meets top business leaders
President trump met with top business leaders from the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board. The administration says it wants to improve access to jobs training to bring workers off the sidelines and into the workforce.
The National Association of Manufacturers says the inability to attract and retain a quality workforce remains manufacturers’ top business concern. The CEOs stressed the need for qualified workers with certain skills, not necessarily workers with traditional degrees. President Trump said the US is bringing in highly qualified people to fill key positions.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and advisor, lead the advisory board. The White House says the board’s mission is to “revamp" the American workforce to better meet the challenges of the 21st century.