The Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative at Maryland Philanthropy Network has released a report designed to provide information on the labor market for the retail trade and food services/drinking places sectors in Baltimore City. This report was prepared by the Baltimore Metropolitan Council as part of Advancing Careers in Retail-Baltimore, a BWFC-sponsored partnership aimed at improving job quality and advancement opportunities...

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The Baltimore Workforce Funders Collaborative recently signed onto a national statement on good jobs. The broadly shared, widely endorsed definition of what constitutes a good job was released by the Good Jobs Champions Group, convened by the Families and Workers Fund and the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program, in October 2022. Signed by over 100 leaders from business, labor, policy, philanthropy, academia, and workforce development it represents a historic step forward toward a future in which all work is valued; no one working full-time lives in or near poverty; companies and workers thrive alongside each other; and diverse talent is never overlooked.