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America's Workforce Development

Debbie Holmes

The National Association of Manufacturers has promised to help train nearly 2 million workers over the next five years to address a worker shortage.

Part of the problem is record low unemployment. Another part is the lack of workers properly trained for the job openings.

Today on All Sides: the disconnect between the jobs and the workforce to fill them.

PBS Newshour and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation are hosting an event called Business Matters in Columbus, Ohio at the Idea Foundry. Learn more here


  • Ethan Pollack is the Associate Director of Research and Policy for the Future of Work Initiative Aspen Institute
  • Steve Steinour, CEO of Huntington Bank
  • Lisa Patt-McDaniel, President and CEO Workforce Development Board of Central Ohio