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Essential Workers report coming from CCW on Dec 3rd: Webinar

December 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

CCW Report Release Webinar: Essential Workers in Critical Industries in the Time of COVID-19
Essential workers in the frontline infrastructure industries have been keeping the economy going during the COVID pandemic.  LAEDC takes a look at these occupations, related career paths and job openings as part of the partnership in Center for a Competitive Workforce, which combines LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics with the community college system’s LA/OC Center of Excellence for Labor Market Research.
To launch the report, CCW is hosting a webinar that will provide an overview of the findings and illuminate workforce development opportunities.
Thursday, December 3rd from 1:00-2:30pm
Click here to register.
Authors Shannon Sedgwick, Director of LAEDC’s Institute for Applied Economics and Luke Meyer, Director of the Center of Excellence for Labor Market Information will together discuss key findings of the report.
Occupations that will be profiled in the report include:

  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants

and will also explore growth path occupations of:

  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Software Developers/QA Analysts and Testers
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Financial Managers
  • Child, Family, and School Social Workers

In addition, the report looks at other career pathways in industries such as

  • Construction
  • Professional Services
  • Social Assistance
  • Health Care

This event is open to all, and college faculty, workforce development boards, employers and other workforce development professionals will get great information from this meeting.
If you have questions, please contact Claire Anderson, at [email protected] 


December 3, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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