Job Re-training

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Millions of Americans are trading a paycheck for a textbook. They hope that learning new skills will be the answer to lost jobs in old industries. Yet many of the available jobs require little education. Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to explore the limits and possibilities of job retraining.


Steven Greenhouse
*Covers labor and workplace issues for The New York Times

Mike Goldman
*AFL-CIO's liaison to dislocated workers for the state of Minnesota

Mimi Maduro
*Regional director, Dislocated Workers Program, Portland, Ore.



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