U.S. Chamber of Commerce Claims There Is a “Surplus” of Skilled Workers in U.S.

From an April 2nd NEWS.com.au story on the Australian government’s plan to fill Australian jobs with U.S. workers (which, according to the story, is supported by Australian and U.S. business groups):

“In contrast to the surplus of skilled workers in the US, Australia has intensifying skill shortages and comparatively low unemployment,” said a joint statement from the Australian Industry Group, the Business Council of Australia, the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia (Amcham), and the US Chamber of Commerce. (my emphasis)