Radio Made in Michigan
12:43 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Sequestration's potential impact on Michigan workers

About 500,000 manufacturing jobs were lost in Michigan during the recession.
About 500,000 manufacturing jobs were lost in Michigan during the recession.
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In a recent opinion piece in the Lansing State Journal CEO of Capital Area Michigan Works Doug Stites wrote that the 20%  funding cuts to his agency come at a critical time when efforts to retrain Michigan workers for in-demand jobs is extremely important.  At the same time, a number of taxpayers are skeptical of the publicly funded agency's work.

Stites joins Current State to discuss the importance of retraining for the Michigan workforce.

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