Wright County Economic Development Partnership, Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association and Jet Edge, Inc. will host a Work Force Development seminar Oct. 10 to discuss skilled labor in Minnesota.
“A growing shortage of skilled manufacturing professionals
is one of the biggest threats facing America’s manufacturing industries. There
are simply not enough skilled welders, machinists, electricians and other trade
professionals to meet employers’ demands, and the existing pool of skilled
labor is graying rapidly,” according to a press release from Wright County
Economic Development Partnership.
The topic will be discussed during the “Workforce Tools and
Applications” seminar, 11:20 p.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at Jet Edge, Inc., 12070
43rd Street N.E., St. Michael.
The seminar will include a lunch and networking hour
followed by presentations from St. Cloud Technical College, Central MN Jobs and
Training Services followed by a manufacturer testimonial and Enterprise MN.
Participants are invited to tour Jet Edge following the
Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Registration is required by
Oct. 7. To register, contact Jeanene Strum, WCEDP at 763-477-3035 or
More information: www.wrightpartnership.org/events