Michigan Works! receives funding

Published 12:27 pm Friday, December 30, 2005

By Staff
LANSING - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and Department of Labor and Economic Growth Director David Hollister have announced $8,600,073 in federal funding to improve the job training and education provided to workers who have lost their jobs because of foreign competition.
The funding will go towards the operation of the Michigan Works! Trade program, which provides training, and job search and relocation assistance across the state. All 25 Michigan Works! service centers will receive funding.
Michigan Works! Berrien-Cass-Van Buren is to receive $36,997.
Funding for the operation of trade programs in the Michigan Works! service centers is made available by the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program, administered through the Department of Labor &Economic Growth.
For more information about the Michigan Department of Labor &Economic Growth, visit the department's Web site at www.michigan.gov/dleg.