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Current Efforts to Train Skilled Workers
One of the serious obstacles to speedy expansion of production under the national defense program is a shortage of skilled workers. Labor shortages in a number of skilled trades have already developed in many localities, and a general shortage is expected when defense production approaches higher levels. The defense program has thus thrown into bold relief the shortcomings of present methods of training workers for industry. To overcome these deficiencies, the federal government has undertaken a broad program of vocational ...