TODAY @ 12:30 PM – Rural Workforce Briefing

Across the nation, our districts are seeing the same trend: there is a high demand for workers to fill jobs in the middle of the labor market, especially those that require more than high-school, but less than a four-year degree

[1]. Nothing has been truer for workers and employers in rural America, where roughly half (51-percent) of American workers hold middle-skill jobs[2].  A trained and skilled workforce
is a valuable community asset that has the potential to pull our rural areas out of crisis by making them more competitive for economic growth and development.

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Future of Rural: Workforce Needs in America’s Heartland (May 9 @ 12:30PM)

Across the nation, a growing trend has emerged: there is a high demand for workers to fill jobs in the middle of the labor market, especially those that require more than high-school, but less than a four-year degree

[1]. Nothing has been truer for workers and employers in rural America, where roughly half (51-percent) of American workers hold middle-skill jobs[2].  A trained and skilled workforce
is a valuable community asset that has the potential to pull our rural areas out of crisis by making them more competitive for economic growth and development.

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Rural Caucus Briefing: Workforce Needs in Rural America

Across the nation, our districts are seeing the same trend: there is a high demand for workers to fill jobs in the middle of the labor market, especially those that require more than high-school, but less than a four-year degree [1].
Nothing has been truer for workers and employers in rural America, where roughly half (51-percent) of American workers hold middle-skill jobs[2].  A trained and skilled workforce is a valuable community
asset that has the potential to pull our rural areas out of crisis by making them more competitive for economic growth and development.

Read More