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Obama to hear council's ideas for boosting job creation

President Obama is to receive his first progress report from a council of business chiefs asked to suggest quick steps to boost employment.

The panel, led by General Electric's Jeffrey Immelt, delivers its suggestions after the US jobless rate rose above 9%.

One proposal is that the private sector partners with community colleges, to ensure training matches skill gaps in the economy.

Michelle Fleury reports.

  • 13 Jun 2011
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