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Marsha Blackburn, Jacky Rosen Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Support American Manufacturing Jobs

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Today, Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) both members of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee’s Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection – announced the introduction of the Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in America Act, bipartisan legislation that would help to fill the gap between the growth of advanced manufacturing jobs, and individuals qualified with the unique skill set to fill those positions.

The bill has been referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, of which Rosen is also a member. Bipartisan companion legislation is being introduced in the House by Congresswoman Norma Torres (D-CA) and Congressman Phil Roe (R-TN).

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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President Donald J. Trump Has Delivered Record Breaking Results For The American People In His First Three Years In Office

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Promoting economic prosperity for all, President Trump’s pro-growth policies have led to an economic boom that is lifting up Americans of all backgrounds.

Since President Trump’s election, more than 7 million jobs have been added to the economy.

For the first time on record there are more job openings than unemployed Americans.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Continues Leadership In Expanding Employment Opportunities For People With Disabilities

 

Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) is continuing the state’s leadership in improving employment opportunities for people with disabilities through a new grant award. 

New opportunity will bring national experts to Tennessee

New opportunity will bring national experts to Tennessee

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When President Donald Trump says “Hire American,” he means everyone

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – U.S. President Donald J. Trump joined the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum in South Carolina last Friday, where he accepted a prestigious honor for his part in advocating for and signing the groundbreaking First Step Act. 

“After years of waiting, we assembled a historic coalition . . . After all of the work and effort, we passed the bill and I proudly signed it into law — the most significant criminal justice reform in many generations.”

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Marsha Blackburn Joins Bipartisan Senators to Introduce JROTC Cyber Training Act

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senators Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) to introduce S. 2154, the bipartisan JROTC Cyber Training Act, to enhance the preparation of students in the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) for careers in computer science and cybersecurity.

“Part of rebuilding our nation’s military is investing in our future servicemen and women,” said Senator Blackburn. “By providing funding for high school training in areas such as computer science and cybersecurity, we can ensure that the next generation in uniform is prepared for the future of combat.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce says Number of Federal Unemployment Claims Doubles in Ten Days

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development reports that the number of federal employees applying for Tennessee unemployment insurance benefits has more than doubled during the last 10 days as the partial shutdown of the United States government moves into its fourth week.

Federal Employees in Tennessee Seek Unemployment Benefits during Extended Shutdown.

Federal Employees in Tennessee Seek Unemployment Benefits during Extended Shutdown.

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Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development says Federal Employees May Be Eligible for Unemployment

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD)

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) says the partial shutdown of the United States government currently impacts more than 25,000 Tennesseans. Many furloughed federal workers are not on the job, while others continue to work without pay.

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development manages the federally funded unemployment insurance program.

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How Labor Day Began

 

Labor DayWashington, D.C. – Labor Day is observed the first Monday in September. It is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Through the years the nation gave increasing emphasis to Labor Day. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed during 1885 and 1886.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

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Labor Day’s Beginnings

 

Labor DayWashington, D.C. – Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It is observed the first Monday in September.

It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Through the years the nation gave increasing emphasis to Labor Day. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed during 1885 and 1886.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

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The History of Labor Day

 

Labor DayWashington, D.C. – The first Monday in September, Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Through the years the nation gave increasing emphasis to Labor Day. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed during 1885 and 1886.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

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