Society for Human Resource Management

The U.S. Department of Labor is making about $10 million in grants available to help expand understanding in more states about how education and workforce development programs complement each other in the Workforce. This grant opportunity highlights the Obama administration’s focus on access to high-quality data.

The U.S. Department of Labor also announces $76 million in grant funding to expand “YouthBuild” programs nationwide. This grant provides education and employment services to disadvantaged youths.

$100 million in grants to develop innovative, high-quality registered apprenticeship programs.

Apprenticeship USA offers employers in every industry the tools to develop a highly skilled employees to help grow their business. For workers, Apprenticeship USA offers opportunities to earn a salary while learning the skills necessary to succeed in high-demand careers.

On Sept. 29, 2014, the Labor Department granted $450 million in TAACCCT (Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training) grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the country.

These colleges are partnering with employers in growing industries to train workers for middle-class jobs that will be the backbone of our globally-competitive, 21st century economy.


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