BUILDING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Nebraskans’ strong work ethic is well recognized, with a 70% labor force participation rate. 64% of Nebraskans have some college education or more. The state has the ninth-best unemployment rate in the nation.
BUILDING FOR TOMORROW
Nebraska also has one of the higher ranked education systems (ninth best PK-12 and seventh best in higher education) that can be leveraged to meet the state’s
21st-century workforce needs. Nebraska also has room to grow in attracting top talent, currently ranked No. 27 among states, particularly in the middle- and
As a partner in Blueprint Nebraska, the Nebraska Chamber is supporting efforts to:
NEBRASKA WORKFORCE FACTS
Unemployment Rate # 9
PK-12 Education # 9
Higher Education # 7
Growth in top talent (STEM) #27
– State rankings 2018-2019
MAKE YOUR MARK
The Nebraska Chamber Policy Councils consider policies and initiatives to maintain Nebraska’s good business climate. The following councils meet at least twice annually to recommend policy positions to the Board of directors – Taxation, Health Care, Labor Relations, Economic Development and Environment & Energy. Learn more at nechamber.com.