President Trump had a meeting on Friday with IBM President and CEO Ginni Rometty, after which, he announced that he has made plans to hire 2,000 U.S. military veterans over the course of a four-year period.
These veterans will be hired under an initiative that will include software training and certification. Rometty will also have more technology programs implemented in high schools to increase technology education. Leaders of tech will attend a meeting where they will discuss plans to train the workers.
Another meeting is set with President Trump for early December where they were discuss the economic agenda by a council called the ‘President’s Strategic and Policy Forum.’ Some business leaders have opted out of this council because they’re afraid that they will be endorsing the President’s agenda.
From Washington Examiner:
IBM President and CEO Ginni Rometty will announce plans to hire 2,000 U.S. military veterans during a meeting Friday with President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to a report.
Over a four-year period, the veterans will be hired as part of a software training and certification initiative. Rometty will also announce plans for 20 new Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools, part of a public-private partnership program that offers information technology education.
Rometty will be one of a number of tech leaders set to attend the meeting where worker training will be discussed, part of the German chancellor’s first visit with Trump in the White House, Axios reported.