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Let's Talk Labor: Addressing Rhode Island's Workforce Challenges

Thursday, March 23, 2023 (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM) (EDT)


This discussion will be an opportunity for business leaders from across our state to hear some of the challenges fellow employers are facing,  learn more about current projections of RI's labor force growth, and find out ways local companies are staying competitive AND adapting to today's challenges.

Featured Speaker

> Dr. Paul Harrington

An economist at Rhode Island College, Paul studies the role of literacy and numeracy skills on various labor market outcomes. He previously served as Director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy at Drexel University and the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University.


> Mike Grey 

Chairman of the Governor's Workforce Board

> Rick Metters 

Vice President of RI Regional Public Affairs & Corporate Community Relations at Fidelity Investments

> Stuart Benton 

President & CEO of Bradford Soap International, Inc, and subsidiaries

Presented By

> Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce

> Rhode Island College

> Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce


$50 | NRICC Members    

$65 | Non-Members         


NRICC Members ($50.00)
Non-Members ($65.00)

Rhode Island College
600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue Alger Hall - Building 19
Providence, RI 02908 United States
Event Contact
Lesley Palagi
(401) 334-1000
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Thursday, March 23, 2023 (8:00 AM - 9:30 AM) (EDT)
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