Workforce Woes Creating Crisis In State's Human Services, Advocates Tell Legislators

Workforce Woes Creating Crisis In State's Human Services, Advocates Tell Legislators

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Michael Weekes, CEO of the Providers' Council, said many community service groups — which are often contracted almost entirely by the state for service but at a rate lower than directly employed state workers — have staff vacancies of 25 to 40 percent, even as research indicates Massachusetts will need another 24,000 human service jobs to meet growing public needs.

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