Labor Department launches grant program to train workers

10/4/2011 | Wall Street Journal, The

Federal grants will be given to 36 private-public partnerships serving 20 states and the District of Columbia to help train U.S. workers for jobs in industries such as advanced manufacturing, energy, health care and information technology. The funding will come from the fees employers pay to bring foreign temporary workers into the U.S. It's part of a $160 million grant program by the Labor Department aimed at cutting the companies' reliance on foreign workers to fill some highly skilled jobs.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Business

Job Title Company Location
Manager, Technical Staffing
U.S. Cellular
Chicago, IL
Human Resource Director
Salt Lake City, UT
Vice-President of Global Sales
Lindsay Corporation
Hartland, WI
Chief Operations Officer
Delta Community Supports
Blue Bell, PA
Administrative Management Specialist
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, DC