LD 1684 proposes to help immigrants secure and keep jobs and fully engage at a level that matches their education and experience
Maine State Chamber supports efforts to strengthen and grow Maine’s workforce as well as the ability of Maine employers to compete and succeed
On May 13, Ben Gilman, general counsel for the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, submitted the following testimony of in support of LD 1684, An Act To Strengthen Maine's Workforce by Expanding English Language Acquisition and Workforce Training Programs, to the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs. We are reprinting it here for your review and consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Ben Gilman by calling (207) 623-4568, ext. 108, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Senator Rafferty, Representative Brennan, and distinguished members of the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee: My name is Ben Gilman. I am General Counsel to the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, which represents thousands of employers of all sizes and sectors across Maine. Thank you for the opportunity to provide testimony in support of LD 1684, An Act To Strengthen Maine's Workforce by Expanding English Language Acquisition and Workforce Training Programs.