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    July Luncheon: Labor Market Volatility

    Date: July 14, 2022, 11:45am – 1:00pm
    Mt. Baker Chapter of SHRM
    Bellingham Golf & Country Club
    3729 Meridian St
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    Ticket prices vary; see below for details
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    Labor Market Volatility

    Date: July 14, 11:45am - 1:00pm (doors at 11:30)

    Location: Bellingham Golf & Country Club

    Pricing: Varies

    • $26 lunch member/$36 lunch non-member

    • $15 program only member/$25 program only non-member

    • $11 lunch student/board member

    • $0 program only student/board member

    *Lunch registration closes the Friday before at Noon*


    Labor Market Volatility

    Labor market conditions have been a roller-coaster over the past couple years, hitting record high unemployment rates followed by record lows in many areas over a tumultuous 24 months. This presentation will provide a high-level overview of the Washington and Whatcom County labor markets, with emphasis on labor force and unemployment rates and industry employment trends.

    Presented by: Anneliese Vance-Sherman

    Anneliese is a regional labor economist with the Washington State Employment Security Department, a position she has held since February 2010. Her region includes King, Snohomish, Whatcom, Skagit, Island and San Juan Counties. Anneliese works closely with economic and workforce development partners, media, businesses and others throughout the North and Central Puget Sound region and statewide, providing local labor market intelligence to help inform strategic decision-making.

    In addition to her work with the state, Anneliese serves on several boards and advisory groups including the Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference, the Skagit County Population Health Trust, the Border Policy Research Institute at Western Washington University, and several colleges and school districts throughout the region. Prior to state service, Anneliese was a visiting fellow at the Border Policy Research Institute and instructor at the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University.

    Anneliese has a Ph.D. in economic geography and a master’s degree in economics both from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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