Think tank warns that Maine’s ‘plateauing workforce’ will hamper economic growth

Maine’s “plateauing workforce” is the state’s biggest economic challenge, according to a new report by the Maine Center for Economic Policy.

The report, entitled “State of Working Maine 2023: Boosting Maine’s Workforce,” notes that more than 6% of jobs in Maine are unfilled, nearly double the percentage two decades ago.

Click here to read the full story, first published November 27, 2023 in MaineBiz.