More than three million job openings in the U.S. go unfilled for months, according to the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
As the 2014 election cycle kicks into gear, Governor Rick Scott is now calling for more spending, specifically $30 million a year on a new job training program.
Citing the need to be able to provide qualified applicants to companies that are hiring, Gov. Rick Scott wants to double the funding of the state’s “quick response” job training program.
Florida has been steadily nibbling away at unemployment benefits, including reducing the number of weeks most people receive. Now, the state may force you to be trained for a new career to get the benefits you earned when you lost the old one.