E21: Race and the Future of Work: Advancing Workforce Equity
Did you know that white workers are 50 percent more likely than workers of color to hold good jobs and that eliminating racial inequities in income could boost the U.S. economy by $2.3 trillion a year, and as the workforce approaches a people-of-color majority that toll will only grow in the absence of bold, equity-focused solutions?
Bradley Williams, Chief Customer Officer and Vice President of Operations for Equus Workforce Solutions, sat down with Amanda Cage, President and CEO of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, and Matt Sigelman, CEO of Burning Glass Technologies, to discuss research that led to a report titled, “Race and the Work of the Future: Advancing Workforce Equity in the United States.” Learn about the key findings from the report and discover some of the top public policy issues that need to be addressed regarding employment, education and employer practices.
Learn more about Burning Glass Technologies: https://www.burning-glass.com/
Learn more about the National Fund for Workforce Solutions: https://nationalfund.org/
Learn more about Policy Link: https://www.policylink.org/research/race-and-the-work-of-the-future