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 Green Jobs Initiative
  • About the Initiative
    As we face this challenge, we can seize boundless opportunities for our people. We can create millions of jobs, starting with a 21st Century Economic Recovery Plan that puts Americans to work building wind farms, solar panels, and fuel-efficient cars. We can spark the dynamism of our economy through long term investments in renewable energy that will give life to new businesses and industries, with good jobs that pay well and can't be outsourced. We will make public buildings more efficient, modernize our electric grid, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and protect and preserve our natural resources.

    ~ Barack Obama, December 15, 2008
    Learn More

The U.S. Department of Labor values its strong partnerships with industry/employers. You put Americans to work, and your innovations drive the success of regional economies and assure our continued economic competitiveness on a global scale.

This Web page will help you understand the public workforce system and how it can help you meet your business objectives.

This page will also help you to get involved in your own region, where decisions are made about establishing training programs, and planning economic development.

Getting Started

Whether you have one employee or 10,000, the publicly funded workforce investment system can be a valuable addition to your human resource capabilities and an invaluable tool to transform your workforce for the
21st-century economy.

The Business Relations Group helps businesses to understand the workforce system, identify their key workforce challenges, and connect to federal, state, and local resources. To learn more, please read our summary of industry engagement (PDF), view the Initiatives for Industry page, or contact us.

Created: December 15, 2008
Updated: January 14, 2009