This project seeks to develop “linked,” tripartite case studies of industry, workers, and communities. These cases will examine business strategy, workforce development and career patterns, and engage communities in assessing labor market and socioeconomic changes in the Arctic and sub-Arctic wage economy.
In 2006, the Heldrich Center worked with the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce and the State of New Jersey to establish a Business Leadership Network in New Jersey. A Business Leadership Network is a business-led and business-driven organization that assists employers with recruitment and retention of people with disabilities. In September 2006, the Heldrich Center organized a core group of interested employers to establish a permanent Business Leadership Network within the state. The Henry H.