Business, Politics

Baltimore County seeks open comment for Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act Local Area Plan 2020-2024

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County is inviting public comment on the draft update to the County’s plan for delivering services under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The draft Baltimore County Local Workforce Area Plan 2020-2024 provides  updates to the previous 2016-2020 Baltimore County Local Area Workforce Plan, and identifies a 5-year strategic vision which outlines the County’s efforts to achieve …


Business, Education

Maryland Department of Labor awards nearly $17 million to 25 local adult education providers

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson on Thursday announced that Md. Labor has selected 25 adult education providers to receive $16.8 million in combined federal and state funds. These organizations will continue to expand access to adult education opportunities for Marylanders in the areas of adult basic and secondary education, English language acquisition, and civics education. “Labor is …


Maryland Department of Labor awarding nearly $17M in federal funds to local adult education providers

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson on Wednesday announced that the Dept. of Labor will be awarding nearly $17 million in federal funds to local organizations that will help expand access to adult education opportunities for Marylanders. The Dept. of Labor is now accepting proposals for these grant funds to support local programs in adult basic and …

Maryland doubles maximum funding amount for proposals to invest in registered apprenticeships

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Labor on Friday announced that it would be increasing the maximum funding request amount for its nationally-recognized Apprenticeship Innovation Fund (AIF) grants from $50,000 to $100,000. The AIF is designed to provide seed money to businesses committed to creating new and innovative apprenticeship opportunities to meet their workforce talent pipeline needs. “Since its creation, the …