Archive for Tag: workforce development

DeCroce bill supporting manufacturing businesses, careers and education passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously passed a bill (A1431), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, that supports the growth of manufacturers in the state through education and workforce development. DeCroce, a member of the Legislative Manufacturing Caucus, said the bill will help educators shape programs...

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Governor signs Wirths bill giving manufacturers preference for workforce development grants

TRENTON, N.J. – The manufacturing industry, which is currently in the midst of a skills-gap crisis, will now receive preference when applying for workforce development grants to train employees under a bill (A4023/S446) sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths and signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today.  “This law...

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