Workforce Development in the FY16 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Policy Updates

On December 18th, the House Appropriations committee released the Omnibus Appropriations Bill for the fiscal year 2016. The bill provides a $234.6 million increase in discretionary funding to the Department of Labor which will be used to develop career training for low skill Americans. The bill expands funding for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act …




Workforce1 Career Center Opens in the Rockaways

Policy Updates

The Department of Small Business Services in partnership with NYCHA, the Center for Economic Opportunity and CITI Community Development announced the opening of a new Workforce1 Career Center in the Rockaways. The new center will offer wrap-around career services, including recruitment and job matching for jobseekers, on-site industry approved occupational training for in-demand jobs, assistance for …