Bush Creates Office to Help 21st Century Workforce
The Office of the 21st Century Workforce will identify new challenges and opportunities for American workers.
President Bush also created a Council on the 21st Century Workforce. The 13-member council will:
- assess how changes in technology, demographics, globalization, work processes and job skills are affecting workers, employers and other sectors of society.
- examine current and alternative approaches to assisting workers and employers in adjusting to such changes, including workplace education, retraining and assistive technologies.
- recommend policies to help workers and employers adjust to changing workforce needs.