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The Governor’s Workforce Board has made available $700,000 to Rhode Island businesses for “incumbent worker training.” All Ocean State for-profit or nonprofit businesses that contribute to the Job Development Fund can apply for grants, which range in size from $5,000 to $40,000 and which must be matched by the company. more
The R.I. Senate on Tuesday unveiled an action plan, called “Rhode to Work,” intended to spur legislation that will tackle Rhode Island’s jobs crisis. more
Tech Collective celebrated the graduation of its inaugural IT On Demand trainees at a Dec. 20 event held at the Crown Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
NEWPORT – The IYRS School of Technology & Trade and Salve Regina University entered into an articulation agreement this fall for transfers of elective credits. more
David Moscarelli, Rhode Island’s 2015 Teacher of the Year, is known as a “technology guru” by his peers. more
Officials will gather on Monday to celebrate a $7.5 million federal grant that will be used to help train unemployed Rhode Islanders so they can land jobs in the information technology field. more
When Daniel Martineau, the line supervisor who screens job applicants for Trico Specialty Films, LLC, learned about the new monthly job fairs at the Quonset Business Park, he rearranged his schedule so he could attend the first one. more
Guill Tool & Engineering Inc. of West Warwick makes nuclear-propulsion-system components for the U.S. Navy and tools used to extrude, or shape, polymers and plastics by pushing them through a die. more
Security Innovation Inc. has acquired Safelight Security Advisors, a Rhode Island company specializing in information security and software-developer training, for an undisclosed sum. more
PROVIDENCE – The Senate this month passed legislation sponsored by Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski to exempt the Job Development Fund from indirect cost recovery on restricted-receipts accounts. That action will free more than $1.2 million annually for use in job-training and work-experience efforts. more
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