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Mar 19, 2017
Curtis Industries Receives Workforce Training Fund Grant
Curtis Industries, LLC has been awarded a $72,610 workforce training grant by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Grants are awarded to projects that will upgrade workers' skills, increase productivity and enhance the competitiveness of Massachusetts businesses.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Mar 17, 2017
Canton Companies Receive Workforce Training Fund Grants
The Baker-Polito Administration recently awarded $7.9 million in state Workforce Training Fund grants to 111 Massachusetts companies for training over 5,243 workers and creating an expected 522 new jobs. Among the grant recipients were two companies from Canton: Unicom Engineering and Phoenix Electric Group.
Mar 11, 2017
10 SouthCoast Businesses Receive Workforce Training Grant
The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce, representing 10 SouthCoast businesses, received a $66,528 Workforce Training Fund grant to train 23 workers. The funding will also go to preparing for the creation of 24 new jobs in 2019.
Mar 10, 2017
Two Newburyport Companies Receive Training Grants, Expect to Create 21 New Jobs
Crystal Engineering and Turning Point Inc. received grants from the Workforce Training Fund that will eventually yield 21 new jobs.
Newburyport Daily News
Mar 09, 2017
Acton Company Awarded $38K in Workforce Training Funds
Geocomp Corp. was awarded $38,150 to train 16 workers, with four additional jobs expected by 2019. The state awarded more than $7.9 million in funds for training over 5,243 workers and creating an expected 522 new jobs.
Mar 09, 2017
Massachusetts Added 13K Jobs in January
Massachusetts added 13,000 jobs during the month of January. The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development awarded $7.9 million in Workforce Training Fund grants to more than 100 Massachusetts companies, which are expected to create more than 500 new jobs.
Mar 09, 2017
Secretary Walker Lauds Programs to Close Skills Gap
State Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Ronald Walker II visited North Shore Community College Wednesday morning to discuss ways the state can help businesses train workers.
The Salem News
Mar 08, 2017
Mass. Awards $7.9 Million in Workforce Training Grants to 111 Mass. Companies
The state's Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced $7.9 million in workforce training fund grants to 111 Massachusetts companies, saying the funds will be used to train 5,243 workers and create an expected 522 new jobs.
Boston Business Journal
Mar 08, 2017
Haley & Aldrich Conducts Lean Workforce Training for Local Companies
Haley & Aldrich, an engineering and environmental consulting firm, will conduct Lean training workshops at no cost for local businesses beginning this month through a Direct Access Training grant awarded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Office of Labor and Workforce Development. Through the training, workshop attendees will learn Lean principles and tools, which when applied, help organizations remove obstacles and create value by better understanding customers, optimizing processes, improving team performance, and developing talent.
Feb 17, 2017
Workforce Training Fund FY16 Impact Highlights
Jan 07, 2017
For More Firms, Teaching English is in Business Plan
Massachusetts companies are providing free English classes to their workers, with funding often provided by the state's Workforce Training Fund. The training lets them retain promising employees, promote from within, and identify workers whose potential was previously hidden behind a language barrier.
Oct 13, 2016
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