An aging manufacturing sector workforce will open up 100,000 jobs in the next decade, says Barry Bluestone. Jobs that may not be filled if more students aren’t trained for them.
The Republican – Outlook 2014: Which way is the Massachusetts economy pointing as we enter 2014? – 2/8/14
PBS Newshour – Rosier-than-expected jobs report doesn’t improve outlook for long-term jobless – 12/6/13
CBS Boston – WBZ Business Breakfast – Made In Massachusetts: Creating Jobs In The Bay State – 10/31/13
The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a new Manufacturing Roundtable Initiative aimed at supporting local manufacturers and recruiting new business to the region. The roundtable will involve Chamber of Commerce member manufacturers from 31 cities, as well as its 5 affiliate partners…“Manufacturing had been in sharp decline from the end of World War II to quite recently, but manufacturing is starting to come back in the state” said Barry Bluestone, Founding Director of the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy.
By Marie Szaniszlo | The Boston Herald | June 19, 2013 Massachusetts is considering allowing small manufacturers to use computers at the Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke to help make parts for larger manufacturers, state officials said yesterday. The plan, which is still in the conceptual stage, is part of a broader effort to […]