Workforce Roundup: EV Workforce Training Center Planned for Youngstown
The next TechCred application round begins Nov. 1 and will close on Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. (Here are the frequently asked questions — with examples — regarding this valuable training program, which reimburses employers for upskilling costs.)
Youngstown State University and Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) have announced intentions to establish a partnership to design and launch a national electric vehicle workforce training and innovation center. Funding for the project will also come from GM and Ultium Cells.
The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition is in the media spotlight for its WorkAdvance initiative and partnership with the National Center for Urban Solutions to expand the talent pool by reaching under-represented demographics. (So far, nearly 200 people have gone through WorkAdvance.)
The Manufacturing Institute is conducting this survey of manufacturers regarding current practices and attitudes related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The deadline is 5 p.m. on Nov. 1.
Meanwhile, the Manufacturing Institute will host a webinar Nov. 7 for manufacturers interested in the “Heroes MAKE America” initiative, which aims to help employers recruit veterans and military spouses. 10/27/2022