Workforce

CCAT’s Lynn Raicik selected to participate as Fellow in Workforce Leaders Academy

(Patch.com, 11/7/17) Hartford Generation Work Launches Workforce Leaders Academy Hartford, Conn. (November 7, 2017) — Hartford Generation Work has announced the inaugural class of the Workforce Leaders Academy (WLA). The WLA is a 12-month fellowship designed to improve the quantity, quality and sustainability of efforts to move young adults ages…

Catalyst Endowment Fund Awards $50,000 to Program to Recruit and Train Women in Manufacturing Careers

(Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, 10/25/17) Connecticut manufacturers have said they are struggling to find skilled labor both for a growing number of existing positions and to replenish a workforce from which baby boomers are retiring at a rapid pace. In Connecticut there is currently no direct pipeline for many…

Two CT Manufacturing Companies Named National “2017 Young Adult Employer Champions – Pathways to Apprenticeship”

(AmericanTowns.com, 6/09/17) EAST HARTFORD, Conn.— Workforce Solutions Collaborative of Metro Hartford announced today that TRUMPF Inc., of Farmington and Wepco Plastics Inc., of Middlefield are two of nine U.S. employers to be named “2016 Young Adult Employer Champions – Pathways to Apprenticeship” by the National Fund for Workforce Solutions. Now…

Veteran Workforce Initiative Announced

Veteran Workforce Initiative Announced

At Manchester Community College on Tuesday, August 02, 2016, the Make It. Here initiative supported by Connecticut State Colleges and Universities kicked off a marketing campaign targeted at recruiting veterans into manufacturing.  DOL Commissioner Scott Jackson, President of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System Mark Ojakian, Lieutenant Governor Nancy…