Job Training Funds Awarded to 36 Oakland County Companies

Thirty-six Oakland County companies in 13 communities received more than $1 million from the state‚Äôs Skilled Trades Training Fund, enabling them to hire about 170 new employees while upgrading the skills of nearly 1,200 current employees. Compared to last year, the number of companies awarded funding more than tripled and the amount of support received increased by more than 40 percent in Oakland County. Workers will be trained in occupations such as software programming, computer-aided … [Read more...]