Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Help Ease Labor Shortages

Reps. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) and Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) have introduced the Workforce for an Expanding Economy Act, legislation that would help alleviate the worker shortage in the construction industry by establishing a market-driven visa system to help employers find more laborers.

“Filling our workforce needs is a key component to boosting our workforce and our economy,” Smucker said. “This bill will help fill job slots and I urge my colleagues to support it.”

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