Today’s Workforce Top 5 (October 9, 2020)

Today's Workforce Top 5 (October 9, 2020)

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Welcome to Today’s Workforce Top 5. This is the place where we highlight the top workforce and economic development activities from around the country.

Updates for 10/9/2020

New Hampshire: Joseph Doiron has been selected as the new state Director of Workforce Development for New Hampshire, where he will oversee the Office of Workforce Opportunity.

Georgia: The Georgia Northwestern Technical College held a special graduation ceremony at Floyd County Prison to present 12 graduates with certificates in Shield Metal Arc and Flux Core Welding. This program was funded through a collaboration with the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission Workforce Investment Board.

Illinois: Southern Illinois University will receive an additional $1.2 million in grant funds to help meet the job training demand for aviation jobs at the Southern Illinois Airport.

North Carolina: James Sprunt Community College has received a $109,423 grant from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to be used towards short-term training.

Texas: Workforce Solutions East Texas has received grant funds under the National Dislocated Worker Grant to hire an additional 40 temporary workers to better assist job-seekers.




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Posted: October 9, 2020
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