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Legislation Advances to Link Employers to Worker Training

Legislation to connect unfilled jobs with classroom education and training has been approved unanimously by the Michigan Legislature and is on its way to the governor’s desk.

“Thousands of jobs throughout the state and in Southwest Michigan remain unfilled because employers cannot find enough workers with the necessary skills,” said Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, who sponsored the bill. Senate Bill 66 allows for the sharing of information between school districts and businesses that have job needs as well as providing students and their parents with information on what career and technical education (CTE) opportunities are available to them. Continue reading

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