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The Power List | Regional leaders assist businesses with coronavirus effects

The Power List | Regional leaders assist businesses with coronavirus effects

When health officials announced in mid-March that community transmission of the novel coronavirus was happening in the United States, a group of Hampton Roads business and workforce leaders sensed it was going to have a profound effect on the regional…

Women on board New program prepares women for careers in ship repair

Women on board New program prepares women for careers in ship repair

In early March, 18 women gathered for the first week of a pre-apprenticeship program designed to catapult them into in-demand careers in the ship repair industry. Run by the Hampton Roads Workforce Council, the 12-week, intensive Women in Skilled Careers (WISC)…

Resources to help businesses navigate uncertain times | Expert column

Over the last couple of years, industry, economic, and education entities have worked collaboratively — focusing efforts on ensuring a highly trained workforce, improving the talent pipeline, and tackling the skilled trade shortage. However, confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

Resources and updates for businesses and workers in Hampton Roads

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – Many business owners and workers are struggling to keep up during the coronavirus shutdown.  In an effort to help smalls business owners affected by the virus within the Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam requested…

NEWS Workforce council working to help people getting laid off, furloughed due to coronavirus pandemic

NORFOLK, Va. – Jeff Reynolds just got laid off on Thursday. He said he was part of a paint job at a hotel that got stopped. He drove over to the Virginia Career Works Center in Norfolk, but the doors…

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LOCAL PLAN MODIFICATIONS PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE

Opportunity Inc. of Hampton Roads, on behalf of the Hampton Roads Workforce Development Board, is currently making Draft Modifications to the current 4-Year Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Local Plan available to the public for review and comment. In accordance with State guidance, the Draft Plan Modifications and the current Plan can be found by clicking HERE beginning 2/14/19 until 3/15/19. Written comments are welcomed and must be submitted via email to learl@vcwhamptonroads.org no later than 5:30 PM Eastern Time on 3/15/19. Note: Opportunity Inc. is currently in the process of changing its name to the Hampton Roads Workforce Council, which does not affect public review and comment regarding the Draft Plan Modifications. Equal Opportunity Program/Employer funded by the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration.

View original local plan and attachments HERE.