Mon, Sep 28th 2020 05:10 pm
4 local not-for-profits to receive $1.45 million to support workforce training in agriculture, health and life sciences, and technology sectors
Hochul kicks off New York State Workforce Development Awareness Week
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced $1,454,072 million in funding from the second round of the Western New York Workforce Development Challenge has been awarded to four local nonprofit organizations.
A press release said, “The program helps ensure the region’s workforce pipeline is being responsive to industry demands and promotes and invests in innovative approaches to workforce training for underserved populations.”
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul made the announcement and also kicked off New York State’s Workforce Development Awareness Week, which runs Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. During this week, New York spotlights job training and higher education strategies that will help meet business and industry workforce needs, improve regional talent pipelines, enhance the flexibility