A top Obama administration official said this morning in Detroit that federal aid should be increased for manufacturing workers who lose their jobs because of foreign competition.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis said Michigan has benefited from $50 million through the government’s Trade Adjustment Assistance program since President Barack Obama took office. She said TAA should be expanded.
“That’s a dream right now that we have,” she said at the 2012 Michigan Works! For People conference in Detroit. “We think the support provided through TAA actually works. We know that’s what’s needed.Read Article