Photo Gallery: Secretary Perez attends Business Leaders United (BLU) Meeting
(October 21, 2013)
National Economic Council Chair Gene Sperling, Executive Director of the National Skills Coalition Andy Van Kleunen, Secretary Perez, Commerce Secretry Penny Pritzker and Vice President of U.S. Operations at Tipco Punch Inc. and Chair of Business Leaders United for Workforce Partnerships at a meeting to discuss skills.
Secretary Perez discusses the importance of aligning training programs with the workforce needs of businesses. On the secretary’s right is Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, on his left is Business Leaders United Chair Scott Ellsworth.
More than 50 employers, dedicated to working with the government to build a stronger skills infrastructure, attended the meeting.