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County Commissioner Tabbed for Workforce Development Board

Post Date:11/01/2019 11:00 AM

CHASKA, MINN. — Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik has been named to the Greater Metropolitan Workforce Council’s regional workforce development board.

Maluchnik one of two Hennepin/Carver County workforce development area representatives serving on the board.

“To represent our County and communities to help strategize on how best to connect employer needs with qualified workers and training is an honor,” Maluchnik said. “To keep our economy robust, it’s essential that we close our forecasted worker gap.”

The council is a newly-expanded and inclusive leadership entity responsible for regional workforce development strategy in the seven-county Minneapolis-Saint Paul region. The group of 25 community and workforce leaders is expanding regional membership beyond the local workforce boards.

The board looks to address the seven-county labor shortage, forecasted to reach 62,000 workers by 2020.

Learn more about this workforce board’s goals on its website.

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