U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards $3.7 Million to EKCEP for Continued Assistance to Dislocated Miners and Spouses
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced more than $3.7 million in National Dislocated Worker Grant funding to Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP), Inc. to assist coal miners and their families affected by recent industry layoffs.
EKCEP Employer Services Team Assists Welding Company, Phillips Diversified, with Apprenticeship to Retain Skilled Employees
Clay Countian Joseph Taylor started off the new year in 2019 with a huge accomplishment—becoming a welding journeyman with Phillips Diversified Manufacturing, a contract manufacturer with five facilities in Clay and Jackson counties.
“I can only go up from here, and just continue to better myself,” Taylor says.
EKCEP Project to Assist in Addiction Recovery Awarded $1.4 Million ARC POWER Grant
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced this week more than $10 million in funding, through its POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative, for Appalachia Kentucky projects.
Teleworks USA Set to Expand Services, Outreach in Six Eastern Kentucky Counties Thanks to New USDA Grant
FlexJobs Article Provides Highlights of Partnership with Teleworks USA
Teleworks USA announced in March 2018 a new partnership with FlexJobs that would boost opportunities for potential teleworkers in Eastern Kentucky to participate in the digital economy.
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