Rob Discusses Employer’s Search for Skilled Workers at Glass Plant

I was able to tour the Cardinal Glass plant in Menomonie, with plant manager Wayne McAtee. It was a great tour and I learned a lot about how glass is made. The hottest part of their oven is 1600 degrees Celsius!!

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But perhaps the most important thing I learned, as a possible Representative, came from good talks in Wayne’s office. What I learned is that employers like Cardinal are having a hard time getting good workers to fill their job openings. glass2

As a Representative I would work on this issue. We always try to increase the number of jobs available to people in our area, but I think we need to spend some time making sure we have the good workers that employers are looking for to fill those jobs too.

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Thanks for your time and open conversations with me about finding quality employees Wayne!

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