News & Events

Aaron Sojourner testifies before Minnesota House on no-poaching agreements

March 16, 2023
Testimony streaming live at 1 p.m. Central

Child Care for CHIPS: Will tying semiconductor incentives to child care help build the system we need?

March 10, 2023
Broader efforts to develop child care infrastructure are needed, authors argue

Pulse gets grant to expand child care access in the region

March 10, 2023
$2.4 million grant program aims to expand child care capacity statewide

Local businesses get $3.2 million for customized employee training

February 20, 2023
Kevin Delancey, far left, and Laura Oliver, far right, both of Humphrey Products, receive a check for the Going PRO Talent fund from Michigan Works! Southwest's Devon Ivy, Ashley Iovieno and Jessica Meskil.

Upjohn Institute funds dissertation research on employment issues

December 19, 2022
Applications due FEBRUARY 1

Gabrielle Pepin wins best article prize from Southern Economic Association

December 6, 2022
Pepin accepts the 2022 Georgescu-Roegen Prize in Economics from Donna Ginther, chair of the Southern Economic Association's prize committee

Strength of full-time hires brings New Hires Quality Index to sixth straight record high

November 30, 2022
Good news for those seeking full-time work