The U.S. Department of Labor's Women's Bureau is holding a forum at Michigan State University to talk about issues regarding working women, the economy and recent employment trends.
Speakers at Thursday morning's two-hour event will include the department's chief economist, Adriana Kugler. Bureau acting director Latifa Lyles also will participate.
They will discuss actions taken by the department to improve working conditions and increase employment opportunities for women.
The forum is expected to draw its audience from women's advocacy groups, colleges and universities, and community and faith-based organizations. Among the participants will be workforce professionals, business owners and elected officials.
The forum will be held at the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development on Forest Road in Lansing.