workforce http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Number Of Health Care Workers With Low Education Levels Is Rising ― But Their Wages Aren't http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/number-health-care-workers-low-education-levels-rising-their-wages-arent <p>About half of the health care workers in the St. Louis area have less than a bachelor's degree.</p><p>The number of health care workers with lower levels of education is on the rise here but for the most part, their salaries are not.</p><p>That puts the St. Louis region in line with the national trend, according to <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Research/Files/Reports/2014/07/healthworkforce/Healthcare%20Workers%20Embargo.pdf" target="_blank">a new report</a> released on Thursday by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:05:50 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 38307 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Number Of Health Care Workers With Low Education Levels Is Rising ― But Their Wages Aren't Report: St. Louis Economy Improving But Challenges Persist http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/report-st-louis-economy-improving-challenges-persist <p>The Workforce Solutions Group at St. Louis Community College released its fifth annual <a href="http://www.stlcc.edu/Workforce-Solutions/St-Louis-Workforce/">State of the St. Louis Workforce Report</a> earlier this month. The report is a compilation of data from 1,200 employers and surveys of more than 180 students.</p><p>The Executive Summary states:</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:09:34 +0000 Camille Phillips 29238 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Report: St. Louis Economy Improving But Challenges Persist