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Weekly Address: Equipping Workers with Skills Employers Need Now and for the Future

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In this week’s address, the President discussed the importance of ensuring that the economic progress we’ve made is shared by all hardworking Americans.
President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, July 11, 2014.

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, July 11, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

In this week’s address, the President discussed the importance of ensuring that the economic progress we’ve made is shared by all hardworking Americans. Through his opportunity agenda, the President is focused on creating more jobs, educating more kids, and working to make sure hard work pays off with higher wages and better benefits.

This week, the President will visit a community college in Los Angeles to highlight the need to equip our workers with the skills employers are looking for now and for the good jobs of the future, and he will continue looking for the best way to grow the economy and expand opportunity for more hardworking Americans.

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