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The country’s skilled labor shortage is an equity problem

April 20, 2022

After last year’s record numbers of resignations, almost every industry in America is currently in need of more workers. While the overall labor shortage in America has been extensively broadcast, it is less widely known that we are currently in dire need of one specific kind of laborer: skilled trade workers in fields including construction, electrical work and plumbing. Today, there are 650,000 open construction jobs in the United States and 10 million unfilled manufacturing jobs globally.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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