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10/05/2011: "Employment Trends & Forecast"

Employment Trends & Forecast Presentation by the SJ EDC (Economic Development Council) will be held from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, October 5, in the Garden Room at KeyBank, 95 Second St. S., Friday Harbor.

What will the trends be for San Juan County employment in the next year? Join Washington State’s Regional Labor Economist, Dr. Reinhold Groepler, as he discusses employment trends and future in San Juan County on Wednesday, October 5.

Dr. Groepler is the Regional Labor Economist for Washington State and works as part of the Labor Markets & Economic Analysis unit of Employment Security Department, specializing in Labor Market Information (LMI) analysis. He was formerly a legislative economist for tax and investment policy in New Mexico, a tactical planner for natural gas and power markets, and a senior economist for the Oregon Department of Revenue. He has taught Economics and Statistics at the University of Washington, Tacoma campus.

His presentation will cover labor force and employment trends and snapshots as well as commuting patterns. It will include a discussion of, and tables for, the occupations and demographics for the unemployed of San Juan County and the region.

The Employment Trends & Forecast Presentation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, October 5, in the Garden Room at KeyBank, 95 Second St. S., Friday Harbor.

The EDC thanks San Juan County, the Town of Friday Harbor, the Port of Friday Harbor, the Port of Lopez and KeyBank for supporting our Business Education Series.

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