BLS Releases Comprehensive Information on Women in the Labor Force
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has recently released their databook on women in the workforce. Did you know that women accounted for 52 percent of all workers employed in management, professional, and related occupations in the U.S. in 2018? Or that in 2018, 44 percent of women ages 25 to 64 held a bachelor’s degree and higher, compared with 11 percent in 1970? Click on the above link to view more information on women in the workforce.
Missouri Department of Agriculture Workforce Needs Assessments Survey
The University Labor & Workforce Development team is working with the Missouri Department of Agriculture on a workforce needs assessment. They are looking for employers to take a quick workforce survey and encourage agribusiness employers to attend one of many focus group meetings that will be held around the state in the next couple months.