What Perkins Reauthorization Means for Employers

Late last month, President Trump signed into law legislation reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. The new law provides business and industry an opportunity to have more input with state and local officials on workforce development career and technical education programs. To give contractors a better idea of what the new law means, the Jobs and Careers Coalition, of which IEC is a member, has produced a guide that outlines what the new law means for employers and recommendations on how they may be able to engage state and local officials to help address workforce shortages.