Regional Workforce Development Initiative Continues to Advance

Workers
The Implementation Workgroup appointed to oversee the implementation of the GBC’s Regional Workforce Development Initiative has approved a four component strategy that together will encompass all 69 recommendations found in the Preparing for the Future:  A Regional Workforce Development Initiative report. These four components include: Centralization of Information Website Apprenticeship...
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GBC Legislative Forum features discussions on COVID-19 vaccine rollout, state budget, racial equity and more

Legislative Forum 2021
"There are very few times when there is one issue that dominates everything else…When and where can people get vaccinated? That is the single most important thing in state government right now."--Senate President Bill Ferguson
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Greater Baltimore Committee issues guide to create successful school/business partnerships

Creating a Successful School/Business Partnership: A Guide for Schools and Businesses was developed as part of the GBC's work with Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises to find ways the GBC and Baltimore's business community can support city schools and students.
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Technical.ly: Web developer is one of Baltimore’s top 20 family-supporting jobs

It points to areas where tech skills can lead to more jobs. Getting to that point will require a focus on workforce development and education by the business community, the report states. It also means a focus on education and training that is inclusive, and barriers.
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Baltimore Sun: Greater Baltimore Committee report identifies top family-supporting jobs in region over next decade

The business advocacy group recommended an array of ways to match workforce training and education with those jobs and to address workforce barriers such as structural racism and gender inequities.
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BBJ: Construction, medical and IT jobs lead list of top local growth industries, GBC report says

The Greater Baltimore Committee, a nonprofit group of regional business leaders that spearheaded the report, is expected to make recommendations on the study's findings over the coming months for academic and training courses.
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The Daily Record: Report identifies top family-supporting jobs in next decade

The report found the top 20 growing occupations that do not require a four-year degree, that pay a minimum of $22 an hour and are in the business services, construction, health care or information technology industry.
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Greater Baltimore Committee issues Workforce Development Report

The report, Preparing for the Future: A Regional Workforce Development Initiative, includes more than 50 recommendations to ensure the region has a pipeline of skilled workers to fill high growth family-supporting jobs.
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