As part of the series "Seizing the Moment" by Boston Indicators, Kathie Mainzer of Workforce Solutions Group, Tonja Mettlach of the Massachusetts Workforce Association, and Anne Calef of Boston Indicators partnered on this paper, which lays out five recommendations to ensure that workers who lost jobs during the pandemic can quickly find new employment opportunities moving forward.
Part of a series focusing on cities around the country, this report from the National Fund for Workforce Solutions examines the challenges and opportunities for Boston as we strive to create a more equity-based workforce development system in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions of American workers. But those who provide support for people in infancy, illness, disability or old age are too often excluded from our conception of high-value labor. So, this Labor Day we released the latest Boston Indicators report on care work in Massachusetts, analyzing recent trends in this overlooked sector. A panel of experts joined us to discuss these trends through the release of Care Work in Massachusetts: A Call For Racial and Economic Justice for a Neglected Sector.
SkillWorks and the Boston Foundation launched the inaugural cohort of the SkillWorks Fellowship Solution & Design Lab for Workforce Innovation and introduced the first round of SkillWorks Fellows, followed by a discussion moderated by President & CEO, Dr. Lee Pelton, on the future of workforce and economic equity.