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Policy Watch: Growing the American Workforce

FEBRUARY 27, 2020


In a rapidly changing economy, continuing to field a world-leading, skilled workforce is both more essential and more challenging than ever. To ensure prosperity for American families and preserve our nation’s global economic leadership, the US must confront its demographic challenges, as an aging population and slowing labor force growth pose long-run risks to the economic strength and fiscal health of the country.

The Committee for Economic Development (CED) recently released three reports: The Aging Workforce: Tackling the ChallengeBoosting Immigration and Growing the American Workforce: Bolstering Participation Is Critical for US Competitiveness and Economic Strengthcalling for business leaders and policymakers to work together to advance workforce solutions.

Join CED's workforce committee co-chairs, Paul Decker and Howard Fluhr, as they discuss:

  • Key findings from this new report
  • Recommendations on making it easier and more attractive for Americans to find jobs and remain working
  • How these recommendations could spur economic growth
  • Insights for what's ahead

Who Should Attend: Business leaders, policy experts, government staff, lawmakers, legislative staff, think tanks and nonprofits. 

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