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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Teleworks USA Set to Expand Services, Outreach in Six Eastern Kentucky Counties Thanks to New USDA Grant

 

 

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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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