Commerce Secretary Says Laid Off Workers Will Need This

Acknowledging that the economic fallout from COVID-19 could mean some service-sector jobs will be permanently lost, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told Just the News that workers laid off by the pandemic need retraining, as the “nature of work is starting to change.”

In the age of the COVID-19 economy, the White House says it’s now seeking to expand programs that educate, train, and reskill American workers from high-school age to near-retirement. While the pandemic temporarily disrupted the livelihoods of American workers and businesses in unprecedented ways, workers and employers are finding new ways to adapt. KEEP READING