New legislation in Capitol Hill will help the unemployed find work in emerging job fields.
The bill, called the Job Opportunities Between our Shores Act, or JOBS for short, is co-sponsored by Congressman Bill Enyart.
"What we need to do is make sure that workers who have been laid off or lost their jobs have the opportunity to get the opportunity to get the training and skills neccessary to work in growing industries," Enyart says.
He’s says the Act will expand partnerships with leading manufacturers, local community colleges and workforce investment boards to boost those job retraining programs.
The Act also makes sure emerging industries hire locally.