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    Since 2007, the Ohio Workforce Coalition has been bringing together leaders from education and training institutions, economic and workforce development organizations, business and industry, labor, and human service providers. The Coalition promotes public policies that build the skills of adult workers, meet employer skill needs, and strengthen the workforce system to ensure opportunity and prosperity for Ohio families.

Obama administration supports Healthy Families Act


Administration Supports Healthy Families Act

Earlier this week, Deputy Secretary of Labor Seth Harris testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Children and Families about the importance of paid sick leave, options in providing workplace flexibilities during the current H1N1 pandemic, and the Administration’s support for the Healthy Families Act. “The bottom line for sick workers and workers with sick family members is that taking leave risks their jobs and their ability to support their families,” he said. “The Healthy Families Act provides the assurances that workers need.”

•Read the Deputy Secretary’s Testimony
•Read Secretary Solis’ White House Blog Entry
•Read the News Release

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