☷READOUT Secretary Walsh visited Elyria Ohio to highlight Bipartisan Innovation Act joined Boeing to announce $1M in workforce development funding | U S Department of Labor
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READOUT: Secretary Walsh visited Elyria , Ohio , to highlight Bipartisan Innovation Act , joined Boeing to announce $1M in workforce development funding WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joined local leaders at Lorain County Community College in Elyria , Ohio , on April 29 , 2022 , to highlight how the proposed Bipartisan Innovation Act will advance U . S . global leadership in the technologies of the future and build on the historic investments in President Biden ' s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law . Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh visited Lorain County Community College in Elyria , Ohio , on April 29 , 2022 , and joined local leaders to highlight how the proposed Bipartisan Innovation Act will advance U . S . global leadership in the technologies of the future , and build on the historic investments in President Biden’s Bipartisan InfrastructureLaw . The Secretary joined leaders from the Boeing Co . , NextFlex and LCCC for a roundtable discussion on the proposed act and its benefits . During the roundtable , the Boeing Co . announced more than $1 million in funding to prepare a skilled manufacturing workforce . In partnership with institutions like Lorain County Community College , the Biden - Harris administration is committed to investing in the next generation , through innovative collaboration with employers , institutions , and industry partners , said Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh . The Bipartisan Innovation Act would build on the success seen here today by building a skilled workforce and accelerating economic growth through products made here in America . Sen . Sherrod Brown of Ohio offered his perspective on the importance of the legislation . We need to make more in America . For too long , bad trade and tax policy has encouraged corporations to send jobs – and the skills and training that go with them – overseas to our foreign competitors and , to pay even lower wages , said Sen . Sherrod Brown . Ohio institutions like Lorain County Community College , Boeing and NextFlex are doing their part to fight this trend , but they shouldn ' t have to do it alone . We must get a strong innovation and competition bill to the President ' s desk immediately to bring our supply chains back to places like Lorain , and to invest in our country ' s greatest asset: the talent of American workers .
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