Advocacy

Future of Work

The U.S. workforce is in a period of disruption, fueled in part by the rapid advancement of new technologies. 

To ensure a competitive workforce, create new jobs and foster economic growth, the government and private sector must collaborate.


21st Century Workforce Council

CTA’s 21st Century Workforce Council addresses business challenges, shares best practices and speaks with one voice on workforce development and tech talent acquisition strategies. 


CTA Apprenticeship Coalition

And the CTA Apprenticeship Coalitionannounced at CES® 2019 by IBM CEO and Chairman Ginni Rometty, will help create thousands of new apprenticeships and close the skills gap companies face in hiring new employees.  

80%

Business leaders who say it will be hard to find candidates with the right skills in the next five years.

70+

Member companies in the 21st Century Workforce Council.

Program and Initiative Support

Apprenticeship Programs

The U.S. Department of Labor’s efforts to create Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs.

The Pledge to America’s Workers

The Pledge to America’s Workers, a joint effort between the White House and almost 60 CTA member companies, to add over 2 million new worker training opportunities in the next five years.

The American AI Initiative

The American AI Initiative is an executive order to maintain American leadership in artificial intelligence which special focus on workforce training apprenticeships.

The Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act

The Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act, a bill to direct the National Science Foundation to create and implement an outreach plan to encourage our veterans and military spouses to pursue STEM careers.