Rep. McGovern Headlines NEC “Future of Work” Event
On May 29, 2019, The New England Council presented a special event, “The Future of Work: The Next Generation.” Hosted by Council member Becker College at their Worcester, MA, campus, the half-day forum featured opening remarks by Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA). Following the Congressman’s remarks, two different panels engaged in discussions about the skills necessary for the jobs of the future, and the educational means of preparing a workforce to meet these demands. The first panel featured representatives of several area colleges and universities, and the second featured representatives of some of the region’s large employers. Over 70 people attended the event.