Climate and Resilience in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

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This presentation will focus on some of the new climate and resilience provisions in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) with an emphasis on how they provide opportunities and funding for MPOs. Special focus on the Carbon Reduction Program, the PROTECT Formula Program and the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program. Presenter: David D’Onofrio, Environmental Protection […]

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The C.U.R.E. to Inclusion, Starts with U

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Ruth Rathblott will share her CURE model for expanding diversity by focusing on inclusion and belonging; she will also share her own story of being born with a limb difference, hiding it for 25 years, and her path to unhiding. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore their own differences through personal reflection and engagement […]

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How the Detroit Regional Partnership Transformed a Traditional Industry Cluster Analysis into a Virtual Business Development Engagement Tool

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The interactive industry cluster business cases developed by the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP), have been instrumental in shifting our business attraction efforts virtually. The tool is used to engage global companies, site location decision makers, as well as regional stakeholders, with our key industry clusters in a dynamic way that has increased connections for business […]

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Emerging Trends on Enhanced Wage Records and the Benefit to Businesses

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States maintain flexibility in the information they require from employers on the wage records of their employees. There has been a growing movement among federal and state agencies, researchers, and even businesses to “enhance” Unemployment Insurance wage records (EWR) to include more data, including hours worked and occupational codes, to better assess job market demands, […]

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The Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC): Recommendations on Workforce and Labor Market Information

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The WIAC is a Federal Advisory Committee that recommends ways to improve the nationwide workforce and labor market information systems to the Secretary of Labor. The new committee, appointed in mid-2020, reconvened in September and December 2020 to begin work on new recommendations to a new administration about how to change Federal statistical agencies and […]

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Examining the Workforce Needs of Food, Agriculture and Forestry Industries

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This webinar will highlight the key findings of a recent examination of the workforce needs facing Missouri’s food, agriculture and forestry industries. This study used labor market information, employer surveys and key stakeholder interviews to identify the current and future challenges facing employers in these industries. Conducted throughout 2019 and early 2020, this research highlights […]

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