Workforce a Key Focus at NCSL Conference


From the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Legislative Summit in Indianapolis, Gongwer News Service reports that workforce development was a major topic of discussion. (OMA staff attended the summit.) According to this story by Gongwer, the summit’s workforce discussion panelists suggested several remedies to boost workforce participation, including more investment in reskilling workers, attracting retirees, implementing new immigration policies, boosting compensation, and expanding apprenticeship programs. 8/16/2023