Vice President Joe Biden Visits PG&E During Visit to Oakland

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On his visit to the Bay area on Friday, Vice President Joe Biden spoke about workforce development. He was on a visit to Pacific Gas & Electric power plant in Oakland.

During the visit, he spoke to the veterans in a job-training program. He also chated with a few students in the utility’s workforce development program. He then spoke at a press event, where he emphasized on the importance of workforce development, especially for the veterans. At the event, Biden said, “We’ve gone from crisis to recovery, and America is now on the verge of resurgence. The United States of America is not talking about outsourcing anymore, we’re talking about insourcing.”

But he said that the middle class is declining and we need to something to stop that. He said that we need to grow middle class again that they are the strength that hold the country together. He said that turning the economy into the kind of growth where you create real serious security for the middle class, is the real challenge.

He appreciated the PG&E’s PowerPathway job retraining program and said that every company should follow it to address those needs.

The training program of PG&E, provides training to the people from which they can make career as utility workers, welders, gas service representatives and such. The company said that they have training around 600 students, since 2008.

Biden who is on a two-days visit to the Bay Area, arrived … MORE

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