- Help wanted! Labor pains keep coming. Cleaver, Joanne // Crain's Chicago Business;05/19/97, Vol. 20 Issue 20, p3
Presents information on the shortage of skilled workers in the Chicago, Illinois area. Reason for the shortage; Areas where skilled workers are needed most; Comments from Judy Ringhofer, controller of Bensenville-based Quick Personnel Leasing Company.
- An old problem comes back. // Central New Jersey Business;4/19/95, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p14
Editorial. Focuses on the shortage of skilled labor in New Jersey. Importance of skilled labor supply on the business community; Attempts to lower the burden of the public sector on business; Importance of considering the state's training programs for producing more skilled workers.
- HCA Academy launches study to plug skills gap. // e.learning age;Dec2009/Jan2010, p3
The article announces the launch of the study by the HCA Academy that will investigate the skills gap in key professions across the place-making sector in England.
- Redefining labor for the 1990s. // USA Today Magazine;Apr93, Vol. 121 Issue 2575, p12
Presents comments by Arthur A. Coia, general president of the Laborers' International Union of North America, who defines the term `laborer' as skilled men and women performing a wide variety of tasks. Evolution of the term, which used to mean one who had no specific trade or skill; Training...
- Economic surge has officials on guard. Byers, Juliet // Grand Rapids Business Journal;11/20/95, Vol. 13 Issue 47, pB-5
Dicusses the shortage of skilled workers and the increase in wages for many employees, which is causing the mayor of Holland some concern. Comments from mayor, Al McGeehan; Statistics; Comments from others.
- Economist addresses issues. // Grand Rapids Business Journal;03/31/97, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p9
Reports on the lecture of economist, Jeffrey Bergstrand in Grand Rapids, Michigan on issues relevant to the increased demand for skilled workers in the United States.
- Study finds low-skilled jobs in demand. Adamy, Janet // Grand Rapids Business Journal;09/02/97, Vol. 15 Issue 35, p20
Reveals the increasing demand for low-skilled jobs in Michigan. Factors contributing to the increase; Recommendations made by the study.
- Japanese seek skilled workers over cheap labor. White, Michael // World Trade;Oct96, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p66
Reports that the Japanese industry's desire for skilled labor overrides its quest for cheap labor. Research conducted by the World Bank in Washington D.C. entitled `Japanese Multinationals in Asia: Capabilities and Motivations'; Japanese's favor of locations with minimal business restrictions.
- Skills shortage in Asia. Minehan, Maureen // HRMagazine;Mar96, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p152
Focuses on the shortage of skilled workers in Asia and its implications for United States-based businesses operating in this region. Drawbacks of the current solutions to this problem; Devotion of more resources to training and developing existing employees; Cooperation with the host...