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Labor Secretary Stresses Review of Workforce Development Programs

Monday, December 15, 2014

Workforce development programs must keep up with the changing workplace. Here are programs that match skills to fill actual jobs that exist today.

To be able to adapt to the huge changes in the global economy, we need to have an incredibly dynamic workforce development system that uses the strengths of partnerships at the local, state, regional, and national levels.

Thomas E. Perez is the nation's 26th secretary of labor. Most recently, he was assistant attorney general for civil rights at

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