The bipartisan effort to jumpstart federal job training efforts is expected to benefit private employers thirsty for more input into how their future workforces are trained and educated.

Last week, the House of Representatives approved amendments from the Senate in a 415-6 vote for the H.R. 803, also known as the job-training bill. Meanwhile, as expectations point to President Barack Obama’s signing the bill shortly, policy and legal experts in the employment space say the proposal answers some of the demands by employers and labor groups for a more vigorous and focused workforce development system.

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