Gov. Whitmer announces more than $2.5 million available to help Michigan businesses address talent shortages
Gov. Whitmer joins the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) to announce a competitive Request for Proposals to develop and launch the Michigan Industry Cluster Approach 3.0 (MICA 3.0) initiative.
K was referred to Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) in September 2020 and attended orientation with Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! At the time, they were not interested in any programmatic assistance as they were not sure what their career goals were due to the pandemic.
$6 Million in Registered Apprenticeship Grants Will Support Career Opportunities for Underrepresented Populations
The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) today announced the recipients of grants totaling more than $6 million to help support the development of over 2,300 Registered Apprenticeship opportunities throughout the state.
Darelle, a single father, was permanently laid off from his employer in February 2019. After months of searching for work, he was not able to obtain suitable employment. His struggles led him to U.P. Michigan Works (UPMW).
This week, Debb Brunell from Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! spoke with TV 6’s Grace Blair to discuss the Going PRO Talent Fund and how it can positively impact the Upper Peninsula economy.
As part of the Michigan Small Business Restart Program, a combined $4.5 million has been awarded to 730 businesses and non-profits across the Upper Peninsula.
Michigan Works! Applauds Lawmakers and Administration for Including Going PRO Talent Fund Money in FY 2021 State Budget
We applaud the Michigan legislature and the administration for their commitment to including money to the FY 2021 state budget in order to continue providing grants to Michigan businesses so they can provide critical training for both current employees and new hires.