Can’t Find Work?July 7, 2017 |
by Eloy Ortiz Oakley and Allan Zaremberg
There is a troubling chasm in the world of work today and it threatens U.S. prosperity and hopes of strengthening the middle class.
Millions of Americans — including those in historic working-class manufacturing states — find themselves disconnected from the economy. Even here in California, many workers worry they do not have the skills to land or keep good-paying jobs. This is felt most acutely by older workers who feel stranded without new skills.