Governor Kemp Joins President Trump for Bipartisan Roundtable on Workforce Mobility
Friday, June 14th, 2019
President Trump hosted Governor Brian P. Kemp and a bipartisan group of governors at the White House to discuss workforce mobility and freedom with U.S. Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta and administration officials.
"In Georgia, we're working every day to ensure our world-class workforce is prepared to meet the needs of industries from across the nation and around the world," said Governor Kemp. "I was honored to join President Trump, Secretary Acosta, fellow governors, and other administration leaders to discuss how we can work together to ensure Georgia - and other states - provide better skills training and attract good jobs."
Georgia Workforce Development
Georgia Quick Start has provided company-specific, specialized training for more than one million employees and has been ranked the top training program in the U.S.
Georgia is home to six specialized training centers in advanced manufacturing, aviation, bio-science, cyber security, film, and financial technology.
Georgia also received an A+ workforce rating from CNBC's most recent (2018) rankings, reflecting education levels, available employees, union membership, and right-t-work laws, among other factors.
Each year, Georgia’s nationally-ranked accredited public and private universities award more than 132,000 degrees and certificates to qualified graduates ready to enter the workforce. According to the 2019 rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, Georgia is home to:
• 2 of the nation’s top 20 public universities (Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia);
• 2 of the nation’s top five HBCUs (Spelman College and Morehouse College).