$8 million targeted for workforce development programs like the Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative
The DECD will also provide EB an $8 million grant to be spent on third-party workforce development initiatives through community colleges, technical high schools, and organizations in Connecticut, such as the Eastern [CT] Workforce Investment Board to benefit the company and its manufacturing supply chain, according to the governor's office.
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Eastern CT Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative Will Be The Focus Of His Visit
Sen. Murphy "secured the commitment" from Acosta during a hearing of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee on Thursday, his office announced in a news release.
Bill proposes to provide $10 million over five years
"The Navy needs to know, if Electric Boat is granted these contracts, that they are able to fulfill the contracts by having a skilled workforce," [CT Senator Heather] Somers said Tuesday, testifying in support of Senate Bill 444 at a a hearing of the Commerce Committee.
Chris Jewell Named As Chairman
The Eastern CT Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) of Directors convened earlier this month and selected their slate of officers for 2018.
EWIB Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative (MPI) Is A Critical Component
Workforce training programs have also been created outside of the company, namely the manufacturing pipeline developed by the Eastern [CT] Workforce Investment Board and the state's technical schools and community colleges.