Workforce Participation Decline

Workforce participation has been declining nationally for 20 years, but Kentucky leads the way. According to a report released by the Kentucky Chamber Foundation, Kentucky is far ahead of the nationwide downward trend in workforce participation.Kentucky is also behind all neighboring states except West Virginia.Some of the areas of Workforce participation has been declining nationally for 20 years, but Kentucky leads the pack.Some of the declining areas include:Childcare costs,Lack of transportation,Skills gap,Poor health outcomes and retirement boom.




Source: MG News

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