Tuesday, June 17, 2014

$3.2M in demonstration grants awarded by US Labor Department to improve services to older workers

ETA News Release: June 11, 2014
Contact Name: Jason Kuruvilla
Phone Number: (202) 693-6587

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a one-time demonstration grant award of $3,224,509 to 14 community service organizations to improve services to low-income older workers through the Senior Community Service Employment Program.
"Older workers are essential to the fabric of our nation, but it can be difficult for many of these Americans to access good jobs," said Portia Wu, assistant secretary of labor for employment and training. "The federal grants we're announcing today will help these individuals overcome challenges in re-entering the workforce and attaining economic stability."

Full Story: http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/ETA20141127.htm

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