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Gov. Wolf, Business and Labor Leaders Unveil Strategy to Strengthen Pennsylvania’s Workforce

Governor Tom Wolf was joined by leaders of business, labor and economic development, and several cabinet members today to release the first report from the governor’s Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center. The strategic public-private partnership, created by Gov. Wolf last February, identifies barriers to employment and provides recommendations for action by the governor,…

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Governor Wolf Announces New Apprenticeship Opportunities in Luzerne County

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $297,000 in new funding to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union 163 Jointly Operated Apprenticeship Training Program (JATC). The funding will build on the governor’s commitment to expanding job training opportunities in Pennsylvania. “Organizations like IBEW are key players in my administration’s efforts to provide…

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New State Funding Helps Robotics Company Create New Jobs, Improve Workplace Safety in Allegheny County

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Gecko Robotics, Inc., a developer and operator of robots used in automated infrastructure inspections, has been approved for new state funding to expand operations at its Pittsburgh facility. “Companies like Gecko Robotics are using innovation to improve business practices, create more efficient processes, and protect workers,” said Gov Wolf. “The…

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Governor Wolf Announces New Manufacturing Apprenticeship Opportunities in Bucks County

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $200,000 in new funding for Bucks County Community College’s (BCCC) apprenticeship program. The funding will build on the governor’s commitment to expanding job training opportunities in Pennsylvania. “This funding will enable Bucks County Community College to offer fully-encompassed training to individuals looking for good-paying jobs,” said Gov. Wolf.…

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Governor Wolf: New State Funding Will Take Learning from the Classroom to the Workplace in the Johnstown Area

Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center (GJCTC) was approved for $200,000 in funding to continue supporting Phase two of its innovative workforce teaching model, Learn Where You Will Earn, which helps students supplement classroom learning with skills obtained in a business setting. “My administration is thrilled to support the…

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