President Obama talks jobs at Waukesha GE plant
WAUKESHA -- President Obama spoke at GE Gas Energies in Waukesha shortly before 12:00 p.m. The President spoke about job training, refocusing the attention of young people entering the workforce, and an executive order he plans to sign.
During his speech President Obama made sure to mention his desire for increased job training. He said he wants more specified job training for jobs employers know will be open. The President explained training workers and hoping they get a job isn't working.
The President also promised the crowd he was signing an executive order to improve job training programs across the nation.
President Obama also spoke about increasing the federal minimum wage to allow employees to support their families, and have the ability to go on vacation once in a while. He also spoke about equal pay for women, and guaranteed sick pay for women who need to take care of sick children.
President Obama is expected to depart for Nashville around 2:00 p.m.