Issues: Workforce Development


The State of Working Pennsylvania 2020

Executive Summary Since the spread of COVID-19 accelerated in mid-March of this year, the sharp decline in U.S. economic...

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Apprenticeship Weak: Trump Proposal Fails to Tap into Apprenticeship’s Potential

This piece was originally posted on the Economic Policy Institute’s Working Economics Blog here: http://www.epi.org/blog/trump-apprenticeship-proposal/. Everyone loves apprenticeships (including me)...

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In Memory of Ruth Mathews

Scrolling through my email yesterday morning I came across the sad news that Ruth Mathews (later McGrath) had passed...

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Why the Budget Matters: No. 3 — Workforce Development Funding

Gov. Wolf would restore $10 million in funds for industry partnerships. The Republican budget would provide only $1.67 million...

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Towards a Moral Economy: Is NOW the Time?

  The Philadelphia Daily News’ Will Bunch had an uplifting column this past Sunday on Saturday’s “Moral March” in...

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