News Release: September is Workforce Development Month, WWDA Events Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2014 Editor’s Note: Press release issued by the Wisconsin Workforce Development Association Contact: Sue Gleason, Interim Executive Director, 608.249.9001 Preparing Your Future Workforce – In September and Year Round MADISON, WI—Wisconsin’s 11 workforce boards cover the… Continue Reading News Release: September is Workforce Development Month, WWDA Events Announced

News Release: Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2014 Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires MADISON, WI — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), a private, not-for-profit firm focused on developing innovative and demand-driven workforce solutions to serve business and… Continue Reading News Release: Workforce Development Board Announces Recent Hires
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Area Manufacturing Employees, Companies Benefit from Fast Forward Grant

Contact: Jackie Hall, 608.249.9001 LODI, WI—Columbia County manufacturer, Anteco Pharma, welcomed State representatives to its facility on August 7 to highlight its participation in new worker trainings supported by a Wisconsin Fast Forward grant award. The award will help six… Continue Reading Area Manufacturing Employees, Companies Benefit from Fast Forward Grant
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President Signs Bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into Law

July 22, 2014 Washington, D.C.—President Obama signed into law the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on July 22, 2014. This bipartisan legislation was created to improve our nations workforce development system and help get Americans back to work as… Continue Reading President Signs Bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act into Law
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WIOA Clears House, Moves to President’s Desk

July 17, 2014 Editor’s Note: This post includes an excerpt from the National Skills Coalition’s July 10, 2014 blog post, “WIOA Goes to President’s Desk.” On July 10, 2014, the House passed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), a bipartisan,… Continue Reading WIOA Clears House, Moves to President’s Desk
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The Workforce Development Board of SC WI is hiring!

We’re seeking new team members! The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), located in Madison, Wisconsin, is a nonprofit organization comprised of members committed to preparing our regional workforce for the needs of industry. We’re a small organization that plays a big… Continue Reading The Workforce Development Board of SC WI is hiring!
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WIOA bill clears U.S. Senate by strong majority, 95-3

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Editor’s Note: Press Release reissued from U.S. Senator Baldwin’s Office Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today joined her colleagues in support of the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which passed the U.S. Senate by… Continue Reading WIOA bill clears U.S. Senate by strong majority, 95-3
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Construction Company Hopes Training Program Will Produce New Hires

A $75,000 Fast Forward grant awarded to the Workforce Development Board and 10 Wisconsin companies will focus efforts to “attract workers who hadn’t considered construction careers before undergoing training, including women and ethnic minorities” through programming like the Foundations for the Trades… Continue Reading Construction Company Hopes Training Program Will Produce New Hires
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News Release: Middle College Graduates Newest Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2014 Madison, WI—Graduation ceremonies were held across the South Central Wisconsin region last week to honor the 40 high school seniors from 12 school districts graduating from the health care and manufacturing program tracks offered through the… Continue Reading News Release: Middle College Graduates Newest Class
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News Release: Fast Forward grant award to train manufacturing workers in South Central Wisconsin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2014 Editor’s Note: This release includes an excerpt from the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) news release issued on May 15, 2014. A Fast Forward manufacturing grant award totaling $74,369 has been issued to help train 132… Continue Reading News Release: Fast Forward grant award to train manufacturing workers in South Central Wisconsin