Peoria Public Radio Staff
Tue July 2, 2013
Durbin tours ICC, touts skilled-worker bill
“Typically its equipment that may be five or ten-thousand dollars but more of than that. It also allows faculty to get professional development, it creates opportunities for individuals to get on-the-job training,” Sloan says.
The bill would authorize eight-Billion-dollars in competitive grants and set aside money for programs with high job placement rates. Durbin says there’s about 600,000 job openings because of the gap in properly-trained skilled workers.