The LMI Insider – June 2023


June 2023

Welcome to LMI Insider –

A Publication of the Labor Market Information Institute

Congratulations to the 2023 Charles Benefield Award Winner: George Putnam! 

George has been a force in the LMI space for more than 30 years serving the state of Illinois and working tirelessly for data sharing and product innovation. It is the LMI Institute’s honor to recognize George. We consider him a great friend and are thankful for all he continues to teach us.  

Upcoming Events, Trainings, and Webinars

Introduction to Labor Market Information eLearning

Available on demand – level-up new analysts ready to be introduced to the world of LMI

Anytime anyplace

Monthly Series – Enhanced Wage Records + OEWS: What We’ve Learned from Employer Responses 

June 27, 2023


Foundations of Economic Development Research 

Sep 13-15, 2023 

Pittsburgh, PA 

2023 PMP Summit 

Sep 19-21, 2023 

Chicago, IL 

Manufacturing Institute’s Workforce Summit 

Oct 16-18, 2023 

Atlanta, GA 

Insider View – Be in the Know

Alaska Economic Trends Magazine

LMI Institute Award Categories, Winners, and Projects:  Best State LMI Product or Collaboration for Regional Resilience Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development .

NC Labor Supply-Demand Dashboard

Best State LMI Product or Collaboration Supporting Workforce System 

KYStats Postsecondary Feedback Report

Best State LMI Focus on Equity and Inclusion. Kentucky Center for Statistics

Featured Reports and Tools

Utah Department of Workforce Services Local Insights

Local Insights provides current economic and labor market analysis for decision-making in the areas of regional planning, local economic development and policy design. It is comprised of four sub-products: County Snapshots, Regional Snapshots, Annual Profiles, and Economic Blog.

Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation Labor Market Overview 

Nevada published an overview of their state and metro areas’ labor markets on April 20, 2023. This covers current employment statistics, local area unemployment statistics, where Nevada sits in the Unemployment Rate State Rankings, and more.

Does your state have a projections dashboard?

Share it with us! We’d love to see it and feature it in the monthly LMI Insider.

We welcome your feedback on this edition, and for content suggestions in future editions, of The LMI Insider. Please direct comments, questions, or for more information on the LMI Institute to Marty Romitti, CREC Senior Vice President, at

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