Archive for Tag: Workforce Development Partnership

Assembly passes Wirths bill giving manufacturers preference when applying for workforce development grants

TRENTON, N.J. – Employers in the manufacturing industry, which is currently in the midst of a skills-gap crisis, could receive some help through a bill (A4023/S446) sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths that passed the Assembly Monday. The bill gives manufacturers preference when applying for grants to train their employees. ...

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Job-training pilot program signed by governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation today, sponsored by Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space, establishing a pilot program to provide jobseekers with in-demand training. The bill (S1887/A4164) passed the Assembly in May before the Senate approved it with amendments extending the program until Jan. 1, 2023,...

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