Investing within the American workforce is important to increasing our nation’s financial success and making certain that each one folks have alternatives to thrive. Congress should prioritize “re-skilling” those that are already within the workforce for brand spanking new jobs in increasing industries and offering entry to careers for these trying to enter the workforce. With out a expert and skilled workforce, the nation’s cities, cities and villages will face critical challenges with regards to attracting and retaining enterprise and staying economically aggressive. In line with federal authorities estimates, 4.6 million further skilled staff might be wanted by 2022 to maintain tempo with present hiring wants within the infrastructure sector alone. Due to the range of native economies, the federal authorities must empower native workforce options, streamline federal funding, and drive new assets to confirmed approaches in our communities.
Laws and Regulation
Supporting Small Companies,
Important Employees and Jobseekers
With unemployment charges at traditionally excessive ranges and companies of all sizes struggling to search out their means within the new COVID-19 actuality, native leaders are uniquely positioned to make sure that providers can be found to assist native companies and jobseekers as they rebound and drive financial restoration.
This COVID-19 precept Response Temporary gives steering and descriptions particular actions cities can take to native companies and staff throughout this pandemic.
View NLC’s weblog posts about how native communities throughout the nation are advancing office readiness.
Concerning the Federal Motion Agenda
The NLC Advocacy Heart takes a proactive strategy to the selections and insurance policies popping out of Washington, D.C. In response to these selections, we have created the Federal Motion Agenda as a useful resource for the newest data and to offer suggestions on how member cities may finest reply and implement. Discover our up-to-date suggestions and priorities within the Federal Action Agenda.