Skip Navigation

Close and don't show again.

Your browser is out of date.

You may not get the full experience here on National Journal.

Please upgrade your browser to any of the following supported browsers:

Workforce: Obama's Policy Positions Workforce: Obama's Policy Positions

NEXT :
This ad will end in seconds
 
Close X

Not a member? Learn More »

Forget Your Password?

Don't have an account? Register »

Reveal Navigation
 

 

Obama vs Romney on the Issues

Workforce: Obama's Policy Positions

June 1, 2012

Here's some of President Obama's workforce policy positions: 

HIGHER EDUCATION: Obama says that the United States should lead the world in college-graduation rates by 2020. He has pushed to expand the size of, and access to, Pell Grants for students from low-income families, increasing the maximum per-student amount.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

K-12: Obama considers the Education Department’s Race to the Top competitive-grant program, which encourages state-level school reforms, to be one of his crowning domestic-policy achievements.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

JOB TRAINING: In March, the White House unveiled Obama’s job-training strategy—“a streamlined reemployment system.”(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

 

IMMIGRATION: Obama wants to boost high-skilled immigration by attaching green cards to Ph.D.s or diplomas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics earned in the U.S. He also advocates a new start-up visa, encouraging foreign entrepreneurs who receive U.S. investment to set up shop here, giving them permanent residency if their businesses create domestic jobs and generate revenue.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

UNIONS: Unions cheer Obama for his trio of recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in February and his support of the Employee Free Choice Act, which would make it easier for workers to form unions.(AP Photo/The News & Observer, Chuck Liddy)

More Obama vs Romney on the Issues
Job Board
Search Jobs
Fire Sprinkler Inspector
American Society of Civil Engineers | Charlotte, NC
Transportation Planner
American Society of Civil Engineers | Salinas, CA
Product Manager - Chemical Development and Supply - Tulsa, OK
American Society of Civil Engineers | Tulsa, OK
Assessment and Remediation Team Lead
American Society of Civil Engineers | Regina, SK
Biomedical Service Internship Position
American Society of Civil Engineers | Flint, MI
Assistant Professor - Water Resources/Ecological Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers | Auburn, AL
Professional Development Program Engineer
American Society of Civil Engineers | Farmington Hills, MI
Quality Systems Manager
American Society of Civil Engineers | Greensboro, NC
Commissioning Intern
American Society of Civil Engineers | Chicago, IL
Manager, Quality Assurance
American Society of Civil Engineers | Memphis, TN
Senior Water Resource Project Manager
American Society of Civil Engineers | Fairfax, VA
Civil Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers | Steamboat Springs, CO
Engineer III/IV - Tunnel
American Society of Civil Engineers | New York, NY
Project Manager
American Society of Civil Engineers | MI
Business Development Manager
American Society of Civil Engineers
 
Comments
comments powered by Disqus