Matt Weldon, director of the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, is the guest on Political Roundtable this week.

Joining me on the panel are Boston Globe reporter Brian Amaral and URI emeritus professor of political science Maureen Moakley.

Topics discussed during Roundtable include:

Whether Rhode Island and the U.S. have a labor shortage;

What Rhode Island is doing to try to get more people back to work;

How DLT is trying to help those left behind by the economy.

Ian Donnis can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @IanDon. Sign up here for his weekly RI politics and media newsletter.

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