A new report says unless steps are taken immediately, New York is not is going to be able to fill the jobs of the future – especially in the five-county Capital District, where high-tech businesses are growing.
A new report says unless steps are taken immediately, New York is not is going to be able to fill the jobs of the future . A report released in Albany Tuesday finds a “skills gap” exists in New York State – especially in the Capital Region, where high-tech jobs are growing as the area embraces its “tech valley” moniker with the expansion of chip fabrication and nanotechnology. But at the same time, the report warns of growing numbers of "unprepared students and unprepared workers."
The Vermont developer working with a South Korean bio-technology company to build a plant in Newport says the company expects to create 450 permanent and 50 seasonal jobs.
That's double the amount of jobs AnC Bio proposed earlier this year.
Vermont Public Radio reports developer Bill Stenger says the company will need more clean rooms for research and development than originally thought. He addressed a panel of state and local officials that are working together on workforce development and related needs for transportation, housing, and services.