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Report: Out-of-state recruiting helps BIW drive Maine economy

An analysis of Bath Iron Works’ far-reaching impact on the Maine economy released Tuesday highlighted the shipyard’s success in importing and training new workers, a model labor experts call a vital step toward combating the state’s aging workforce. The independent analysis, conducted by the University of Southern Maine’s Center for Business and Economic Research, found … Read more

As Oregon government embraces remote work, extent of out-of-state employment is murky

Oregon’s state government workforce is undergoing a major long-term shift toward remote work, as a result of changes wrought by the pandemic and the tight national labor market. The state employs around 40,000 people and nearly 7,700 are now approved to work remotely full-time under a December 2021 policy change. A much smaller group is … Read more