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News Brief

Maryland to receive nearly $415K in supplemental funding for continued reemployment services to dislocated workers

State: Maryland

Type of Award: National Dislocated Worker Grant supplemental

Supplemental Amount Approved: $414,912

Total Funds Awarded: $5,552,067

Funding Awarded to: Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Number of Workers Served: Approximately 545

Use of Funds: On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded a Job-Driven National Dislocated Worker Grant for $5,137,155 to expand industry and workforce partnerships to help provide work-based training and career services to about 545 dislocated workers in Maryland.

This supplemental award of $414,912 will help continue to provide training and services to these dislocated workers, bringing the total funds awarded for this project to $5,552,067.

Background: Supported by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014, Job-Driven NDWGs implement new or expand local and regional job-driven partnerships that focus on providing dislocated workers with work-based training and career services that will help them get jobs in in-demand industry sectors. These grants serve all dislocated workers, with a particular emphasis on long-term unemployed jobseekers.

Agency
Employment & Training Administration
Date
December 12, 2016
Release Number
16-2279-NAT
Contact: Joe Versen
Phone Number