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Mejia 9 [Employment Services Manager at South Bay Workforce Investment Board, City University of New
York-Baruch College (education) [Robert T. Mejia, “What’s Old is New: Green Jobs & What America’s Federal Workforce Investment System Can Do Now to Develop a Green Workforce”, 1/14/09, http://www.greentechnology.org/green_technology_magazine/images/What%27sOldisNew.pdf tables, charts, and graphs omitted]
The goal of this article is to help those charged with the practical aspects of developing a green workforce understand certain implications of
green jobs training and placement activities by providing discussion, perspectives, and suggestions for their interpretation. Less time should be
spent defining what a green job is; more time should be spent implementing solutions to what could become a protracted shortage of qualified
workers for the new green economy in the absence of structured and systematic approaches to green workforce development. Despite the scope and urgency...
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