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President Obama announces the formation of UpSkill America, an employer-led initiative to expand economic opportunity for American workers.

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Bridget DeSimone, 301-280-5735 |,

Jeffrey Harris, 202-736-3848 |


Top U.S. Business Leadership Launches New Employer-Led Movement to Expand Economic Opportunity for

24 Million Frontline American Workers

Robust effort will bolster business investment in worker education and training to help grow the middle class

Washington, D.C., January 21, 2015 – Recognizing the critical need to train more American workers to fill the jobs that businesses are creating, a coalition of the nation’s top business leadership groups today launched UpSkill America - an employer-led movement dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for American workers through education and workforce development.

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