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Workforce Solutions Initiative

Gov. Evers Funds Groundbreaking $130 Million Investment in Workforce Solutions to Build Skills and Employment Connections

Gov. Tony Evers is investing $130 million into solutions to address the state's workforce needs and support innovative pandemic recovery efforts. The groundbreaking investment builds on Wisconsin's leadership in workforce development and advances the state's economic competitiveness. Funded through the American Rescue Plan Act, the investment will deliver regional solutions to address labor force challenges and workforce constraints exacerbated by the pandemic so that Wisconsin's economy can bounce back even better than before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Worker Advancement Initiative

The Worker Advancement Initiative offers subsidized employment and skills training opportunities with local employers.

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Workforce Innovation Grants

The Workforce Innovation Grant Program will fund leading-edge, long-term solutions to the workforce challenges the state faces in the wake of COVID-19.

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Worker Connection Program

The Worker Connections Program provides support for individuals attempting to reengage in the workforce and expand their opportunities in the post-pandemic economy.

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