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Half of $1.6 million in training grants coming to region

Posted by Arthur Thomas - BizTimes on 6 July 2017 | 0 Comments

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trainingThe latest round of Wisconsin Fast Forward grants from the state Department of Workforce Development will go towards training nearly 1,300 workers across 43 companies statewide.

Sixteen grants worth a total of more than $1.6 million are being awarded, with five going to southeastern Wisconsin companies and organizations to support training for more than 500 people.

The Wisconsin Fast Forward program was started in 2013 with $30 million in funding aimed at proving employers with support for customized training to fill current job openings and ongoing skill requirements.

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