Caleb Frostman: DWD in 2019: Removing barriers and casting a wider net

As 2019 draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on year one of leading the Department of Workforce Development.

Maybe my family`s background in commercial fishing on the Great Lakes (think "Deadliest Catch" with heavy Wisconsin accents) informed our vision, but in this first year our agency prioritized casting a wider and stronger workforce net to achieve greater economic outcomes for Wisconsin. Despite the challenges presented by national trade tensions and a tight labor market, after meeting with Wisconsinites across the state and witnessing the diverse programs administered by DWD and other public and private workforce stakeholders, I can`t help but feel proud about our work in 2019 and optimistic heading into 2020...

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