Budget and News Alert, March 1, 2017

  Time to Contact Your Legislators! The state budget process is in full swing.  Please contact your legislators to let them know you support youth jobs, career and technical education and sector based job training! Here’s the WSG Budget chart. … Continued

Guest Post: MA Jobs & Workforce Summit Recap: This Year, We Mean Business!

The following is a guest blog post by Kaitlyn Bean, Program Officer, SkillWorks: Partners for a Productive Workforce. You may view the original post on the SkillWorks website here: https://skillworks.wordpress.com/2016/11/15/ma-jobs-workforce-summit-recap-this-year-we-mean-business/#more-2331     In case you missed it, the Workforce Solutions Group … Continued

FY17 Final Budget Update

Final State Budget passed for FY17 After two rare weekend sessions, the state budget for FY17 has finally been passed.  With the unexpected shortfall of $45 million in state revenues, the budget process was even more challenging than usual this … Continued

Budget Conference Committee Announced

 The Senate’s final budget includes a $4 million investment in the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund; $11.5 million for YouthWorks; $3.15 for School to Career Connecting Activities; $4.5 million for One Stop Career Centers and $2.6 million for transportation costs for … Continued