DLT receives $500K grant to help with Sandy cleanup work

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has received an additional $500,000 National Emergency Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to assist with the continuation of cleanup and recovery efforts resulting from Hurricane Sandy. More

To continue reading this article, please do one of the following.



workforce

DLT receives $500K grant to help with Sandy cleanup work

Posted 6/10/13

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training has received an additional $500,000 National Emergency Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to assist with the continuation of cleanup and recovery efforts resulting from Hurricane Sandy.

The incremental funding will allow for an increase in the number of planned participants in cleanup and recovery programs in Bristol, Kent, Newport, and Washington counties from 75 to 100, according to a news release from Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s office. The target group of workers includes those dislocated as a result of the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the long-term unemployed and “other eligible dislocated workers, in particular, unemployed veterans,” the release said.

DLT has worked closely with the R.I. Department of Environmental Management to identify work sites for the National Emergency Grant initiative. The additional funding will enable the state to complete work in major beach areas and state campgrounds and to begin to address additional identified areas. •

Calendar
PBN Hosted
Events

Please join PBN on September 10th for the 3rd Annual Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies program at Rosecliff Mansion in Newport. Seating is limited so be sure to register early.
Advertisement
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News
    Advertisement