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EWIB's Manufacturing Pipeline Results Exceed National Averages For Women

Quality of Instructors and Support Services in the Program Cited as Key Factors

It's already happening locally -- participation in the Eastern Connecticut Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative exceeds national and state averages in the four main skilled trades of the program.

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EWIB's Pipeline Program Expands To High Schools

Pilot Program At Norwich Free Academy Begins In June

The Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board, using grant money awarded to the state Department of Labor and in partnership with manufacturing employers, community colleges and other partners in the region, has implemented the Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative program for nearly three years with considerable success.

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Manufacturing Pipeline Program Receives National Recognition

"Employment & Training Reporter" Cites Program Results

"As an eastern Connecticut manufacturing workforce initiative nears 1,000 job placements in under three years, it met a sustainability milestone -- an economic development package included $8 million to further efforts..."

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Electric Boat and the State of Connecticut Announce Partnership

$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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U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta To Visit Region

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.

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