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U.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta Statement Regarding the President’s Executive Order Supporting the American Workforce

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta issued the following statement today regarding President Donald J. Trump's Executive Order establishing the National Council for the American Worker and the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board:

"President Trump's Executive Order represents a national commitment to helping Americans upskill and reskill to embrace rapidly changing job demands," said Secretary Acosta. "A blend of traditional and workplace lifelong learning is required for a nimble workforce ready to succeed in overcoming any challenge. As a result of the President's action, companies are signing pledges to invest in millions of working Americans. Investing in the greatest workforce in the world – the American workforce – will yield great returns."

Office of the Secretary
July 19, 2018
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Media Contact: Eric Holland
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