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St. Croix EDC Hosts Conversation on Family Friendly Workplaces

Wednesday September 21, 2022        
8:00-8:30am networking, coffee and bakery treats
8:30am Program Starts
Northwood Technical College-New Richmond

The event is free, but RSVP’s are required.
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In 2030, Wisconsin is forecast to add less than 150 individuals to its statewide workforce. In that same year, St. Croix County will add only 200. This data speaks to the long-term human resources challenge that currently faces the state, county, and region, and which requires a strategic and concerted effort to address.

Join St. Croix EDC on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Northwood Technical College-New Richmond. The presentation, a conversation on the topic of how family friendly policies and practices can help business and industry address short-term and long-term workforce challenges, starts promptly at 8:30.

Neil Kline, executive director of Family Friendly Workplaces, (photo above) will present information on steps business and industry can take to ensure companies in west central Wisconsin are employers of choice, which gives the region a stellar reputation as the premier destination to raise a family, all while strengthening families and children.

Family Friendly Workplaces are imperative for business and industry to be considered employers of choice.

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About Family Friendly Workplaces

Family Friendly Workplaces (FFW) is a charitable nonprofit based in Woodville working to address west central Wisconsin’s workforce shortage, and strengthen the region’s Wisconsin families, by certifying businesses as Family Friendly, and encouraging the adoption of Family Friendly practices. Learn more at