Eggs & Issues April 2019
Speaker: Laura Fortman, Commissioner of the Maine Department of Labor
Topic: Workforce Shortage and H2B Visas
Date: Friday, April 19, 2019
Location: Pratt & Whitney Building, YCCC – Wells Campus
Networking: 7:00am, Breakfast: 7:30am, Speaker 7:45pm, followed by Q & A
Please register in advance by April 12, 2019.
$10 per person with pre-registration and payment.
Payment may be made by check to YCCC: 112 College Drive, Wells ME 04090
or credit card over the phone.
$15 at the door
Register by phone at: 207.216.4311 or Email: Erin Haye
This event is proudly sponsored by: Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution
About our Speaker:
Laura Fortman is the Commissioner of the Maine Department of Labor. As Commissioner, she leads the statewide Department’s work to help employers recruit and train a talented workforce, provide workers with the skills they need, assist individuals when jobs are lost, ensure safe and fair workplaces, and research employment data to support job growth.
She served as Deputy Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the United States Department of Labor from 2013 to 2017. From 2011 to 2013, Fortman was the Executive Director of the Frances Perkins Center in Damariscotta. She served as Commissioner of the Maine Department of Labor from 2003 through 2010 under Governor John Baldacci and before that, was Executive Director of Maine Women’s Lobby for over a decade.