Resolution Adopted 2001
21st Century Workforce Resolution
WHEREAS: The International Personnel Management Association is a leader in representing public employers interests; and
WHEREAS: The Department of Labor recently held a summit to focus on workforce issues called the 21st Century Workforce Summit; and
WHEREAS: At the summit the Secretary of Labor announced the establishment of a new office of the 21st Century Workforce; and
WHEREAS: That office will focus on issues affecting the workers of the future including the skills gap, a shrinking workforce, and changes in the way people work today; and
WHEREAS: The International Personnel Management Association supports efforts to improve opportunities for workers and employers; and
WHEREAS: Public employers have the potential to positively impact the Department of Labor=s efforts; therefore be it
RESOLVED: That the International Personnel Management Association supports the efforts of the Department of Labor to address workforce issues; and be it further
RESOLVED: That the International Personnel Management Association urges the Department of Labor to work with human resources professionals and their professional organizations when developing new workplace policies.
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