labor pool

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Noun1.labor pool - the source of trained people from which workers can be hiredlabor pool - the source of trained people from which workers can be hired
labor, labour, proletariat, working class - a social class comprising those who do manual labor or work for wages; "there is a shortage of skilled labor in this field"
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"The labor pool, especially given the robust economy we currently have, is always an issue," said Patrick Plummer, a professor at Penn State Mont Alto and CEO of Octavius Management, a Harrisburg-based consulting firm specializing in data, health care and strategic growth.
Wage growth was tepid at 2.6 percent.<br />Meanwhile, the labor pool is shrinking: 410,000 more people dropped out of the workforce, out of a total of almost 96 million employed.
A perfect storm of factors makes getting reliable help harder: a smaller labor pool, a proliferation of marijuana growers and vineyards that are often too small and too remote for mechanized harvesting.
Leaders want to analyze the labor pool because Vertex Rail plans to add the new jobs at the former Terex Crane facility in Wilmington in New Hanover County, The Star-News of Wilmington reported (
The unemployment rate is 6.7%, down from 7% in November primarily because people dropped out of the labor pool.
The program includes labor pool training and development to improve the aboriginal labor opportunities not just for the short-term, but for the long-term servicing of the project after construction is complete.
Arizona's lures are low business and property taxes, plus a highly educated labor pool. Texas, No.
The Worcester area's labor pool contracted slightly, but about 1,500 more people were working, the numbers show.
While most multinationals will continue to rely on existing pipeline partners in distant parts of the world, having a manufacturing base and educated labor pool in this hemisphere represents a significant element of risk mitigation, trade analysts added.
The decision to consolidate operations in San Jeronimo came as a result of its closeness to important markets in the US, the firm says, in addition to an accessible labor pool in Juarez.
infrastructure, and strengthen the labor pool through improved education and training programs.