Iowa receives federal grants for skilled worker programs, assessments
Thursday, June 26, 2014 11:01 AM
Iowa will receive $6 million to
place 1,500 dislocated residents in rapidly growing, apprenticeship-based
occupations in high-demand industries, according to a news release from Iowa
Workforce Development. The money will help create and expand employer-driven
partnerships to provide apprenticeships and industry-recognized credentials.
Iowa Workforce Development also will receive nearly $760,000 from the U.S.
Labor Department to finance in-person assessments to help newly unemployed