$450,000 is available to assist Pierce County businesses to upgrade their existing employees’ skills to increase productivity and competitiveness.
WorkForce Central, the single contact for Pierce County employers to access a comprehensive system of workforce services, is responding to our business community’s need to keep its employees skills current, whether these are soft skills or technical skills.
This investment was competitively obtained by WorkForce Central to benefit our local businesses in a time when employee training funds are tight. A highly trained workforce is key to our economic recovery and overall prosperity. WorkForce Central invites Pierce County businesses to submit a funding request for consideration by February 19, 2010, no later than 5:00 p.m.
Please go to Workforce Central for details. All awarded requests will be announced on March 1, 2010.