Pontiac, Michigan –– A few select seats remain for the 25th Annual Oakland County Economic Outlook Luncheon on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at the Marriott Hotel in Troy. The 2010 - 2012 Employment Forecast for Oakland County, a joint venture of Oakland County Planning & Economic Development Services (PEDS) and the University of Michigan's Institute for Research on Labor, Employment and the Economy, will be presented at the luncheon, scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hosts for the luncheon are Chase, Oakland Community College and Oakland County. The cost is $40 per person. This event is expected to sell out. For more information, call 248-858-8706.
George Fulton and Donald Grimes, economists with the University of Michigan’s Institute for Research on Labor, Employment and the Economy, will present the 2010 -2012 Employment Forecast for Oakland County, which includes forecasts for total employment in private manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors with breakdowns for various industry categories. The outlook report is a main component for the County's long-term planning and promotion activities.