PBS NewsHour

Oregon invests in the next generation of blue collar workers

Clip: 01/02/2016 | 8m 47s

Over the next decade, economists and business leaders say America faces a shortage of millions of skilled workers for blue collar jobs as Baby Boomers retire. Now, Oregon is planning ahead by ramping up efforts to train Generation X'ers and Millennials to fill middle-skill job openings in technical fields. NewsHour's Christopher Booker reports.

Aired: 01/02/16

Rating: NR

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