A Conversation with U.S. Secretary of Labor, Martin J. Walsh
Join us as Gary A. Officer, President & CEO of the Center for Workforce Inclusion, sits down with Secretary Walsh to discuss the Department of Labor’s priorities, the aging of our labor force, and the investment needed to build an equitable, resilient workforce.

October 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm ET
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Garcia Introduces the Supporting Older Workers Act

October 8, 2021

Legislation to strengthen workforce development programs for older Americans

On October 8th, U.S. Representatives Marie Newman (D-IL-03), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-01), Don Beyer (D-VA-8) and Sylvia R. Garcia (D-TX-29) introduced the Supporting Older Workers Act, a new bill designed to improve and advance the employment, economic success and the well-being of America’s older workers.

“We have a once in a generation window of opportunity to create a truly equitable and inclusive U.S. Workforce. The Supporting Older Workers Act will provide a critical new resource for a segment of the population too often marginalized by ageism and lack of workforce investment,” said Gary A. Officer, President and CEO of the Center for Workforce Inclusion. “If enacted, this legislation will prove to be a game changer for our nation’s older workers. This is our moment. This is our opportunity.”

 

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