MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS

Hampton Roads Workforce Council focuses on job training for out-of-work COVID-impacted folks

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The holiday stress may be over, but for many still out of work because of the COVID-19 crisis, the anxiety lingers. A new program, however, is offering renewed hope for some job seekers. Latonya English, the…

Hampton Roads Workforce Council to receive support, funding to help connect more than 25,000 COVID-impacted workers

Hampton Roads Workforce Council to receive support, funding to help connect more than 25,000 COVID-impacted workers

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – COVID-19 has put thousands of people out of work locally, but now a new program aims to change that. The Hampton Roads Workforce Council said they were selected to be part of a national initiative that…

construction worker building a house

Workforce Boards in Six States Selected for National Partnerships to Help Get Americans Back to Work

$6 million Grand Challenge competition reimagines employment services through the application of advanced technologies, data analytics BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Launched in 2020 in response to unprecedented labor market volatility, the Future of Work Grand Challenge today announced its selection of workforce board…

Newport News residents eligible for free fast-track shipbuilding and repair courses

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A fast-track skilled training program for shipbuilding and ship repair is looking for applicants in Newport News to apply. The Hampton Roads Workforce Council is partnering with the Virginia Ship Repair Association to provide free…