Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Works!'


West Michigan Works! launches tech talent program

October 2, 2017
A regional workforce development agency has launched a program to strengthen and diversify the technology talent pool. Read More

Nonprofit wins grant for tech training program

June 8, 2017
A local nonprofit has earned a grant from a foundation to support technology training for working individuals. Read More

Partnership makes CNA certification affordable

West Michigan Works! and Michigan Career and Technical Institute offer 13-week course with no out-of-pocket costs.

June 2, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Trudy Brenner didn’t know if she’d ever have the opportunity to work as a health care provider again. Read More

Workforce development agency partners for new location

April 19, 2017
Citing the need to provide job-search resources to those living in poverty, a regional workforce development agency has opened a satellite site at a social services nonprofit. Read More

California storage maker investing $5.7M in new plant

March 8, 2017
A California storage maker and retailer is investing $5.7 million in a new plant in the area. Read More

West Michigan employers win $5M for workforce training

December 7, 2016
The state has awarded $5 million total to more than 120 employers in West Michigan for workforce training programs. Read More

Plastics supplier plans $33.6M investment in new facility

October 5, 2016
A supplier of injection-molded plastic parts to multiple industries is planning to invest $33.6 million in a new facility in the region. Read More

Automation supplier plans new facility

August 24, 2016
A maker of automated machinery in the region is planning to build a new 40,000-square-foot facility and create 60 jobs. Read More

Auto supplier plans 100-plus jobs

June 9, 2016
A maker of “safety-critical” aluminum auto components in the region is planning to expand its operation and create more than 100 jobs in the process. Read More

Downtown hosts career and job fairs

May 6, 2016
There will be a career fair and a job fair downtown next week to combat worker shortages in four industries. Read More