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Press & Publications

This section provides information to help you understand the workforce environment, trends, and challenges through articles, press releases, publications, success stories, and events.

If you are a member of the media seeking information about workforce related issues or data Lane Workforce Partnership at (541) 682-3800.

Local Workforce Strategic Plan

Click here to view the Lane Workforce Partnership’s Local Workforce Strategic Plan Document

State of the Workforce Reports

State of the Workforce Report – 2012
State of the Workforce Report – 2010
State of the Workforce Report – 2008
State of the Workforce Report – 2006


Lane County Software/Tech Workforce Survey Results (PDF)
Lane County Food Cluster Survey Results (PDF)
Manufacturing Survey Results 2013 (PDF)
Manufacturing Survey Results 2011 (PDF)
Manufacturing Workforce Survey Results 2007-10 (PDF)

Success Stories

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Blue Chip Series

A resource for businesses and the community, the the Blue Chip series addresses workforce topics of interest ranging from local industry and labor market insights, human resource and management tips, and workforce trends.

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Employers Preferring National Career Readiness Certificate

Oregon At Work:  Oregon’s Workforce Development Strategic Plan 2012-22

Green Jobs Task Force Recommendations and Findings (PDF)

Oregon’s Key Workforce Challenges (PDF)

Changing Trends, New Responses (PPT)

The Current and Future Direction of the State and Lane County Economies

Planning For the Future: Key Workforce and Industry Trends

Local Strategic Unified Workforce Plan (PDF )

Local Plan Modification (PDF)

Health Care Report (PDF)