Skilled Workers, Quality Jobs: Meeting the Needs of Wisconsin’s Workers and Businesses. COWS, 2008.
Two interconnected challenges are colliding in Wisconsin with potentially dire consequences for families and businesses. Demographic and workforce shifts are resulting in shortages of skilled workers for many industries, while at the same time many Wisconsinites aren’t receiving the education and training necessary to land a decent job with family-sustaining wages. COWS report, Skilled Workers, Quality Jobs: Meeting the Needs of Wisconsin’s Workers and Businesses, addresses these two interrelated challenges and makes a series of policy recommendations to address them.