|Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development News Release|
|Tuesday, October 18, 2005
|News Media Contact
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Roberta Gassman will address the Fox Valley Healthcare Alliance on Wednesday, October 19, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. in Oshkosh.
The Fox Valley Healthcare Alliance was formed by the Fox Valley Workforce Development Board, healthcare providers and educators in the region’s seven-county area to avert a healthcare worker shortage. At its kick-off event Wednesday, Secretary Gassman will report on successful efforts in addressing the shortage.
As a member of Governor Jim Doyle’s cabinet, Secretary Gassman leads the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and oversees 1,900 employees charged with strengthening Wisconsin’s workforce. With a budget of over $2 billion, DWD provides training and employment assistance to job seekers, works with employers to fill jobs, enforces worker’s rights, and administers Unemployment Insurance, Apprenticeship, and Worker’s Compensation.
WHERE: La Sure’s Banquet Hall
3125 S. Washburn St.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 19, 2005, 9:30 a.m.
Content Contact: Rose Lynch