Join the Bend Chamber and our expert panelists for a discussion on labor and wages in Central Oregon. We will go over key metrics including a data-driven view of the current state of employment and future trends, barriers that are preventing citizens from rejoining the workforce, and what the State is doing to help overcome these challenges.
We will be joined by our expert panelists:
• Josh Lehner - Economist for the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis
• Gail Krumenauer - State Employment Economist
• Heather Ficht - Executive Director at East Cascades Works