This report highlights the best of recently proposed investments in the state’s workforce and offers ideas on how to maximize them to promote economic competitiveness — namely, by building on Wisconsin’s nationally acclaimed efforts to forge a more functional labor market through career pathways and industry partnerships. Specifically, we offer our recommendations on key workforce investments in the biennial budget proposal and “Fast Forward” legislation that can advance business and family prosperity in Wisconsin.
Laura Dresser. Pathways to Competitiveness: Some Guidelines for Successful Workforce Investment in Wisconsin. COWS, 2013.