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With Low Unemployment, Indiana Companies Seek Worker Incentives. (11/28/2017)

The AP (11/25) reported that “the 3.9 percent unemployment rate Indiana is making it difficult for manufacturers in the state to find workers, especially those qualified in the high-tech field.” The Indiana Manufacturers Association, it added, “proposed giving people incentives to move to the state to solve their workforce woes.” It quoted the association’s president, Brian Burton, saying, “We’ve got to develop programs to attract workers, and by doing so we’ll attract employers. This is our No. 1 issue. Everywhere we go and everyone we talk to, this is the key component.”