A new report from the National League of Cities ranks 60 occupations in terms of whether they are vulnerable to being automated, suggesting ways city leaders can work with their residents to prepare.
The grant, a collaboration between two community colleges, will be used to enhance existing curriculum and to establish two training facilities—one for wine and cider, the other for beer and liquor.
New research takes a look at workforce opportunities and gaps tied to U.S. water infrastructure.
Just the threat of automation can add stress and uncertainty to workers’ daily lives, according to a recent study by university researchers.
“When people get the opportunity to get the training they need, they can get great jobs,” said COO Sheryl Sandberg.
The new policies also effect state employees who need certifications and licensures.
The city faces a potential labor shortage in key industries it’s typically filled with immigrants.
The federal government this week will release data on how many people are contingent workers, temporary employees and work on contract.
A rapidly shrinking tax base has prompted some creative solutions from state officials.
“Positions filled via the gig economy may include those that have a high degree of independent contractors available … or which lend themselves to temporary services," according to the 2018 state and local government workforce survey.
Those scraping by on six-figure salaries in Silicon Valley may be enticed by this ad campaign.
Any lawsuit that may come could set a precedent across all of California.
The American Trucking Association says their industry needs to hire 900,000 more drivers in the next 10 years to keep up with demand.
Whether it’s in high schools or vocational training, “we’ve got to find a better pipeline, and the federal government needs to be part of that partnership,” said National League of Cities president Mark Stodola.
The bill, passed by committee, requires that the offenses be somehow related to an individual’s public employment.
To be eligible for the matching grant program, employers must be recruiting for “quality jobs,” paying at or above the state’s median wage.
But creating evidence-based employment programs can be tricky.
The National League of Cities has been working with six in particular to improve access to skills training and postsecondary education like their economies depend on it—because they do.
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