Workforce Development
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A $701,363 federal grant received by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will enable the state agency to expand its career services programs to the unemployed. more
KVH Industries Inc. on Thursday announced its $48.9 million acquisition of Videotel, a London-based company that provides e-learning services, training videos and distance-learning courses for the commercial maritime industry. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded $1.75 million in Innovative Partnership grants ranging in size from $86,000 to $196,000 to 13 organizations. more
Providence’s summer jobs program has helped 650 city youth find employment this summer, Mayor Angel Taveras announced Thursday. more
Rhode Island will receive $3.85 million under a national program to help states train laid-off workers, U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced Wednesday. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on Tuesday announced $2.1 million in funding under the Governor's Workforce Board and the R.I. Department of Human Services for youth summer employment programs. more
(Updated, 12:06 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee formally approved a new apprenticeship program for computer numerical control operators at the annual meeting of the Governor's Workforce Board at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick hotel Thursday morning. more
The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement agreement with the state of Rhode Island resolving violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and improving career opportunities for approximately 3,250 Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities. more
Alex and Ani LLC is closing its store on Weybosett Street in Providence next month and replacing it with an employee training center. more
Rhode Island is awarding $1.5 million in matching training grants to improve the job skills of 4,775 employees at 68 companies in the state. more
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