Iowa's Skilled Worker Shortage Study Committee

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Here is another story on the looming worker shortage in Iowa.

Other states are confronting the same demographic challenge, although Iowa seems to be focusing more directly. According to the Iowa Workforce Development report, the state will face 100,000 job vacancies within the next five years. A Skilled Worker Shortage Study Committee is exploring the issue in more depth. Read more.

The activities of this committee will be interesting to watch. Reportedly, the Skilled Worker Shortage Study Committee will consider school improvements and other options to increase Iowa’s skilled workforce.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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