Surveying the potential employment opportunities from the American Jobs Act

September 13, 2011

Produced by Eight Forty-Eight

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President Obama's proposed Jobs Act targets unemployment. If it passes, will it be effective?

President Obama delivered his jobs bill to Congress Monday. He also gave legislators a nudge to put politics aside to put Americans to work. But how easy is that? A recent study showed some companies cannot find enough skilled workers despite a high number of Americans looking for work. So, Eight Forty-Eight wondered: Will the new American Jobs Act be of help? And how could it aid the unemployed if passed? For answers, Eight Forty-Eight was joined by Hal Weitzman of the Financial Times, who provided a preview of the jobs bill last Wednesday.

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