Workforce Development
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The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded a total of $1.1 million in Industry Partnership grants to eight groups with proposals aimed at addressing the skills gap in Rhode Island. more
Mayor Angel Taveras on Wednesday announced that Providence is among four U.S. cities piloting a national Summer Youth Employment and Financial Capability Project this year for 361 city youth ages 14 to 21. 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
A $701,363 federal grant received by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will enable the state agency to expand its career services programs to the unemployed. more
KVH Industries Inc. on Thursday announced its $48.9 million acquisition of Videotel, a London-based company that provides e-learning services, training videos and distance-learning courses for the commercial maritime industry. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded $1.75 million in Innovative Partnership grants ranging in size from $86,000 to $196,000 to 13 organizations. more
Providence’s summer jobs program has helped 650 city youth find employment this summer, Mayor Angel Taveras announced Thursday. more
Rhode Island will receive $3.85 million under a national program to help states train laid-off workers, U.S. Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced Wednesday. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee on Tuesday announced $2.1 million in funding under the Governor's Workforce Board and the R.I. Department of Human Services for youth summer employment programs. more
(Updated, 12:06 p.m.) Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee formally approved a new apprenticeship program for computer numerical control operators at the annual meeting of the Governor's Workforce Board at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick hotel Thursday morning. more
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