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LEO | Application for $8.55 Million in COVID-19 Workplace Safety Grants Will Close Friday, Aug 7

Michigan Business Network
August 4, 2020 4:00 PM

The Michigan COVID-19 Safety Grant Program aimed at helping protect workers and keep the community safe will soon close. These grants will provide small businesses matching funds of up to $10,000 to decrease the risk of COVID-19 spread through safety and health-related equipment purchased and training in response to COVID-19.

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LEO | In Case You Missed the LIVE Restaurant and Bars Q&A

Michigan Business Network
August 3, 2020 4:00 PM

In case you missed it, Sean Egan, Michigan COVID-19 Workplace Safety Director, hosted a live Q & A to answer your most pressing questions about workplace safety specific to restaurant and bars amidst the pandemic.

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Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Secures $14M in Apprenticeship Grants

Michigan Business Network
July 31, 2020 8:00 AM

Federal funds will help Michigan employers fill thousands of projected openings in high-skill, high-wage, high-demand careers

LANSING, Mich.— The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) has been awarded more than $14.3 million in U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) grants to support Registered Apprenticeship programs throughout the state.

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LEO Launches Digital Hub to Help Michigan Workers Displaced by COVID-19 Crisis Boost Skills

Michigan Business Network
July 29, 2020 10:00 AM

LANSING, MICH. The Coronavirus crisis has created record unemployment across the country and a complicated employment landscape in Michigan. Now more than ever, Michigan workers who possess advanced skills will be better positioned to get and keep higher-paying and more stable jobs.

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Carrie Rosingana's Career and Vision for CAMW!

Michigan Business Beat
July 15, 2020 4:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Carrie Rosingana on the Michigan Business Beat. Carrie is the COO, EOO, and newly appointed CEO of the Capital Area Michigan Works! (CAMW!) located in Lansing, MI. Capital Area Michigan Works! is a network of resources and a proud partner of the American Job Center network. They partner with businesses to develop recruiting and retention strategies and we partner with job seekers to enhance education and career opportunities.

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NEWS RELEASE: State Agencies Team Up to Fill Critical Food and Ag Jobs

Michigan Business Network
May 20, 2020 6:00 AM

Employers encouraged to post jobs on MiTalent.org

LANSING, MICHThe Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Labor and Economic Opportunity are leading efforts to help fill critical food and agriculture jobs that are emerging due, in large part, to the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of the collaborative effort includes raising awareness of existing resources and services available to food and agriculture businesses, as well as promoting opportunities for job seekers.

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