News - - The Kentucky Labor Cabinet is urging employers, unions and community colleges in the Commonwealth to join recent national efforts to support job-driven training and registered apprenticeship.

Governor Steve Beshear expressed support of federal grants for training and apprenticeship programs, adding that having a workforce that can meet the needs of businesses is a key component of his economic development plan.

“I applaud this vital investment in job training to support the skilled labor jobs that propel our economy forward,” said Gov. Beshear. “Partnering with industry, community colleges, unions and training organizations will give this initiative the infrastructure necessary to guarantee that both workers and businesses get the training and support they need for mutual success.”

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- - Volume: 2 - WEEK: 22 Date: 5/27/2014 12:33:13 PM -