New report explores challenges of Minnesota’s aging workforce

27 Sep 2019

Itasca-Mantrap, Itasca Mantrap Cooperative Electrical Association

The Courageous Conversations Project, sponsored by the U of M's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, makes recommendations for recruiting and retaining older workers.

A new report from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs offers recommendations on how communities and employers can address the state’s workforce needs in response to high retirement rates and fewer new workers.

The school's Courageous Conversations Project conducted public forums in communities across the state over the past two years, exploring the challenges of Minnesota's aging workforce. The resulting report from the citizens council overseeing the project recommends:

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