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New study confirms value of SummerWorks

New study confirms value of SummerWorks

SummerWorks is a summer youth employment program designed to provide job skills and experience for Louisville’s young people. KentuckianaWorks partnered with the Kentucky Center for Statistics to examine the long-term impacts of participating in SummerWorks.

Diminishing federal funding for workforce development impairing Kentucky's labor force goals

Diminishing federal funding for workforce development impairing Kentucky's labor force goals

According to a new report from KentuckianaWorks, after adjusting for inflation, overall workforce spending in Kentucky decreased by 6.8% between 2013 and 2017 from $1.1 billion dollars to $1.04 billion dollars, a decline of $77 million dollars. Much of this drop is a result of federal disinvestment in workforce spending.

What Manufacturing Can Teach Us About How Automation Impacts Jobs

What Manufacturing Can Teach Us About How Automation Impacts Jobs

Trade, globalization, and shifts in industrial organization have changed the type of goods produced in the U.S. and indirectly led to  automation as advanced manufacturing becomes the standard. The impact of automation on manufacturing provides an interesting case study of how technology is likely to impact jobs in the future.

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