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2007

Illinois State University

Chicago

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Making Tifworks Work For Chicago: An Examination Of Illinois Workforce Development Programs, Amanda Hudson Aug 2007

Making Tifworks Work For Chicago: An Examination Of Illinois Workforce Development Programs, Amanda Hudson

Capstone Projects – Politics and Government

National and state governments understand the importance of an educated skilled workforce and have implemented support and training programs to assure the well-being of our nation and its employees. Listening to the news, it is impossible to ignore the headlines. Jobs are going overseas. “Any worker whose job does not require daily face-to-face interaction is now in jeopardy of being replaced by a lower-paid equally skilled worker thousands of miles away.” (Farnsworth. 2004.) According to Greg Mankiw the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, “outsourcing white-collar jobs is inevitable.” (Farnsworth. 2004.) America needs to create and maintain ...