Boeing Co. announced Friday it will create 100,000 new career opportunities for current and future employees over the next five years and convert some of its paid internships to apprenticeships, investing a total of $100 million in training and workforce development programs.
The announcement was in conjunction with a visit to Boeing South Carolina from Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, who was there to tout the National Council for the American Worker, a new council created by President Donald J. Trump on Thursday and focused on creating a national workforce development strategy.
“We applaud the efforts to expand and increase the efficacy of the workforce development programs in the United States,” said Tim Keating, executive vice president for government operations. “Boeing is truly proud to have signed the pledge to American workers yesterday.”
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