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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
Rhode Island received a $7.5 million federal grant to help the long-term unemployed return to the workforce, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced Tuesday. more
Although the R.I. Department of Labor and Training is more commonly known for delivering unemployment benefits than placing people in jobs, expanded and continuing programming targeted to help people find work – along with two policy changes – are expected to help move those who are without a job off the unemployment rolls sooner, Director Charles J. Fogarty said. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board is conducting a comprehensive survey of employers as summer winds to a close as part of its work on the state’s second Biennial Employment and Training Plan. more
Security Innovation Inc. has acquired Safelight Security Advisors, a Rhode Island company specializing in information security and software-developer training, for an undisclosed sum. more
TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. more
Attracting young workers to the insurance industry is a growing challenge, but FM Global is not planning to trip on the talent gap. more
BOSTON – The state last week announced nearly $2 million in funding to support manufacturing workforce training across the state, with $287,950 going towards a Bristol Community College initiative. more
NEWPORT – The IYRS School of Technology & Trade and Salve Regina University entered into an articulation agreement this fall for transfers of elective credits. more
David Moscarelli, Rhode Island’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, is known as a “technology guru” by his peers. more
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