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Baker Administration Awards $2M For Job Training
Banker & Tradesman / May 02, 2016

The Baker Administration has awarded more than $2 million in grants from the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund (WCTF) to support 14 regional partnerships between businesses, educational institutions, community-based o...

  • Hampden Sheriff's Department, Commonwealth Workfor...
    The Republican / Dec 05, 2014

    Of the 53 employees at his Avocado Street company, Hampton Farms plant manager Matthew B. Venezuela, said 25 have come through "the program." The program is a euphemism for the Hampden County Correctional Center in Ludl...

  • Building a STEM-skilled workforce
    The MetroWest Daily News / Jul 27, 2014

    One of our nation’s education challenges today is that too many students are training for jobs in which labor surpluses exist and demand is low, while high-demand jobs go unfilled, especially those in science, technolo...

  • Meet & Greet In Massachusetts
    TJX Workforce Initiatives News / Jan 31, 2014

    TJX representatives from all three brands participated in a Meet & Greet event with community-based workforce development practitioners in New Bedford, MA. The Commonwealth Workforce Coalition (CWC), a Massachusetts...

  • Patrick Cabinet focus on workforce
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette / May 10, 2013

    Patrick Cabinet focus on workforce By Sandy Meindersma CORRESPONDENT STURBRIDGE — With a common goal of strengthening communities through a qualified and engaged workforce, three of Gov. Deval Patrick’s Cabinet ...

  • Training helps inmates get jobs
    WWLP-TV, Channel 22 / Oct 12, 2012

    October 12, 2012 Training helps inmates get jobs Job retention key to staying on right path By: Jackie Brousseau SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Commonwealth Workforce Coalition held training sessions Friday for pe...

  • Agencies focus on helping unemployed
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette / May 15, 2012

    Tuesday, May 15, 2012 Agencies focus on helping unemployed By Kim Ring TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF STURBRIDGE — Across Massachusetts there are hundreds of organizations striving to get people back to work and repres...

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