Department of Labor Report Highlights the Changing Maine Workforce Bookmark and Share

May 6, 2005

The Maine Department of Labor today released a report on the changing Maine workforce.

The publication, Trends and Implications for the Maine Workforce, provides a broad overview of the population and demographic trends impacting the Maine workforce and includes employment forecasts by industry and occupation, an assessment of local labor market areas, and more.

The work was commissioned by Governor Baldacci’s Workforce Cabinet for the purposes of formulating a more comprehensive and integrated workforce development strategy for Maine.

An electronic copy of the report can be viewed online at: http://www.maine.gov/labor/lmis/pdf/MaineWorkforce.pdf . A hard copy version of the publication is available for $35.00 by calling (207) 287-2271.

Adam Fisher, Assistant to the Commissioner Maine Department of Labor 20 Union Street, Augusta, ME 04333 TEL 207.287.8634 / FAX 207.287.5292