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Join Bridge Lunch Break chat on Michigan’s labor pipeline struggles

Paula Gardner, Brian Calley, Peter Ruark

Bridge Michigan invites readers to join us Wednesday, June 30 for our latest Bridge Lunch Break discussion. This month, we’ll be talking about the struggles in Michigan’s labor pipeline and what can be done to alleviate these problems.

We’ll be joined by Brian Calley, president of the Small Business Association of Michigan and Peter Ruark, senior policy analyst for the Michigan League for Public Policy. This hour-long discussion will be moderated by Bridge business editor Paula Gardner from 12 to 1 p.m.

Please fill out our Lunch Break registration form to be sent a calendar invitation to the event, including the Zoom link. This registration form also includes an opportunity to submit questions for our guest speakers. Pull up a chair, grab your lunch, and join us for this interesting and interactive discussion.

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Bridge’s Lunch Break monthly series focuses on timely topics facing our state. Previous discussions have centered on racial equity in Michigan, the impact of COVID-19 on K-12 education, high water levels in the Great Lakes, the November election, readers’ COVID-19-related questions, Bridge’s coverage plans for 2021, coronavirus vaccine distribution, openness in Michigan government, COVID-19’s impact on higher education and the status of Michigan’s redistricting process.

How to join this live Zoom discussion

To be invited to participate in this hour discussion, please complete this form and we’ll send you the link via a Google Calendar invitation to your email inbox. You can also pre-submit your questions to our team on this form.

To learn more about how to join a Zoom meeting, watch this short video below. Zoom is free to use, and you can use the video call function on your computer, tablet or phone, or you can call into the meeting using the conference line function.

To regularly receive advance notification of what our nonprofit newsroom is planning and receive member-exclusive benefits — such as free Bridge event tickets, copies of our bimonthly Bridge Book Club selections and more — become a Bridge Club member today. Member support allows us to offer engagement opportunities like this Lunch Break series.

We look forward to talking with you on June 30.

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