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Contractors Groups Praise New U.s. Job Training Law | Enr: Engineering News Record | Mcgraw-hill Construction

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The new law "is an important step toward addressing the shortage of qualified workers in the construction industry, said Geoff Burr, Associated Builders and Contractors vice president of government affairs. This much-needed legislation will help ensure that local stakeholders are involved in shaping job training efforts and that more job seekers have access to training programs that will prepare them for career opportunities in their local economies. Earlier this year, AGC released a legislative plan for improving access to training for workers. Although the new workforce act was a part of that plan, other elements included reforming the Perkins Actthe primary funding vehicle for U.S.
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Uganda activists launch court bid to overturn anti-gay law - Yahoo News

But outspoken anti-gay preacher Pastor Martin Ssempa, who was in court, defended the law and warned against the "judicial abortion of our bill" due to international pressure. "Our teachings find sodomy as being repugnant, and our members of parliament were right in passing this law," Ssempa said. "It is really a question between the civilised and the barbarians." US Secretary of State John Kerry has likened the Ugandan law to anti-Semitic legislation in Nazi Germany.
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