The New York City Workforce Investment Board (WIB) seeks to provide its stakeholders with timely, relevant reports about New York City’s workforce and economy.
The following are reports that were recently commissioned by the WIB:
Designing a Workforce Information System for the City of New York, November 2006
This report, prepared by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, identifies publicly available sources of information related to New York City’s workforce and economy, inventories users’ needs for that information, and recommends a design for its collection and dissemination City-wide.
Addressing New York City’s Care Gap: Aligning Workforce Policy to Support Home and Community-Based Care, September 2006
This Paraprofessional Health Institute (PHI) report focuses on the short-term and long-term policy solutions required to meet the demand for new, qualified, and dedicated workers who will provide essential care for elders and people with disabilities in New York City.
The following are additional publications with implications for New York City’s labor market and economy:
A Plan to Stabilize and Strengthen New York’s Health Care System, NYS Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century, December 2006
The Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century has released recommendations to restructure the hospital and nursing home systems in New York State. The Report recommends restructuring 48 hospitals and closing nine across the State, which could impact 4,200 hospital beds and 3,000 nursing home beds.
Increasing Opportunity and Reducing Poverty in the City of New York, New York City Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO) Report to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, September 2006
The CEO report concentrates on the development of a coordinated Citywide agenda for increasing economic opportunity and financial independence for New Yorkers living in poverty. The recommendations focus on various strategic investments from both the public and private sectors to effectively reduce poverty in New York City.
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