Los Angeles Business Journal

U.S. Faces Uphill Battle in Retraining the Jobless

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Obama administration has been promoting the retraining of unemployed workers as a linchpin of its economic-recovery plan, and the federal government spent about $18 billion on training and job-search programs. But the Wall Street Journal reports that government efforts to determine the effectiveness of the programs have been spotty at best.